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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Indianapolis 500 to Have 135,000 Spectators On Hand

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

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Formula 1 Heading to Miami in 2022 at Hard Rock Stadium

After months of discussion and political wrangling, Formula 1’s next U.S.-based race is finally official with this weekend’s news that the Miami Grand Prix will join the circuit in 2022 with a road course layout surrounding Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Formula 1 has been in Austin since 2012 at the Texas-based Circuit of […]

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Fans wait in line to enter the stadium prior to an Opening Day game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox on April 1, 2021, in Anaheim, California. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

How Many Fans Will Be Allowed at
Major League Baseball Games This Season?

Major League Baseball, which played all of last year’s regular season without fans in attendance, will have a restricted number of fans in every ballpark this season. In anticipation of having fans in attendance, MLB released guidelines for spring training games that will also be in effect for the regular season including a requirement for […]

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Utah Jazz fans watch during the second half of the team's game against the Phoenix Suns on December 31, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Which NBA Teams Allow Fans At Games This Season?

Only three teams in the NBA will not have fans at home games by the end of April, with some teams allowing more than 4,000 to attend. Many teams are projected by the end of April to have at least 3,000 fans or more at games with five teams — Houston, Indiana, Milwaukee, Orlando and […]

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CONCACAF has staged several events at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, including the 2019 Gold Cup. Photo by Jason Gewirtz

Denver to Host Rescheduled CONCACAF Nations League Finals in June 2021

CONCACAF’s rescheduled inaugural Nations League Finals will be held June 3–6 at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver featuring the men’s national teams from the United States, Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica. The semifinals on July 3 will see Honduras against the United States followed by Mexico against Costa Rica. The semifinal matchups were […]

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Atlas' Pat Young cradles the ball while under pressure from Redwoods' Patrick Harbeson during a Premier Lacrosse League game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo: Damian Strohmeyer/AP Images for Premier Lacrosse League

Premier Lacrosse League to Play in 11 Cities in 2021

The Premier Lacrosse League will return to in-market events after conducting a bubble season in 2020 in Herriman, Utah. The 2021 season will begin June 4 with the PLL Championships set for September 19. In total, the professional league will host game weekends in 11 cities, including an All-Star weekend and a three-weekend playoff structure. […]

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Beyond the Weight Room: Why Supporting Women’s Sports is Good Business

A familiar narrative has reemerged over the past few weeks around disparities in women’s sports, but as a former CEO who spent three-plus decades in corporate America and now leading the WNBA, I can confidently say this certainly is not about a weight room.  This is about what the weight room situation represents — the […]

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(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Las Vegas Awarded 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will host its first major international event on August 1 when the CONCACAF Gold Cup final is held at the home of the NFL’s Raiders just as the venue celebrates its first full year of operation. “We’re thrilled that the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup is coming to the Sports Capital […]

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Atlanta United team members celebrate with the trophy after defeating Club America 3-2 in the Campeones Cup soccer final Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Procter & Gamble, Major League Soccer Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Major League Soccer has signed a multi-year partnership with Procter & Gamble that see the company sponsor the Mexican National Team’s U.S. Tour, Leagues Cup, Campeones Cup and MLS All-Star Game. The partnership enables P&G brands such as Gillette, Old Spice, Crest, Oral B, Dawn, Charmin and Bounty to tap into MLS’ fan base. Over […]

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Cleveland Lands New WTA Tour Tournament

Cleveland will host its first professional women’s tennis tournament — the Cleveland Championships — a WTA Tour 250 event that will be held August 22–28 as part of the U.S. Open Series. The event will be owned and managed by Cleveland-based sports agency Topnotch Management and will be staged at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in […]

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