GlobeLifePark

Former Rangers Ballpark Rebranded in Naming Rights Deal

The Texas Rangers and Choctaw Casinos & Resorts announced a multi-year naming rights partnership for Globe Life Park in Arlington, the former home of the Major League Baseball team that will now be called Choctaw Stadium. The partnership expands a relationship that the two parties have had for more than a decade, and extends a […]

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PremierRugby

USA Rugby Officially Sanctions Premier Rugby Sevens

USA Rugby has officially sanctioned Premier Rugby Sevens as the highest level of domestic rugby sevens in the country ahead of the new league’s inaugural championship weekend in October. USA Rugby will sanction all league events including a Talent Transfer Project camps and the PR7s inaugural championship at AutoZone Park in Memphis, Tennessee, on October […]

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Premier Rugby Sevens Unveils Team Names and Logos

Premier Rugby Sevens has released the six brands that it will use for teams during its inaugural championship in October in Memphis, Tennessee. Along with logos, regions and color schemes, the team names will be: Experts, Headlines, Locals, Loggerheads, Loonies and The Team. The Headliners, Loonies, Loggerheads, and Experts will launch with a men’s squad […]

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Ross Young: Bringing USA Rugby Out of Bankruptcy and Ready to Bid for World Cups

USA Rugby has gone through a lot during the past year-plus. Not only was it dramatically affected by the pandemic like every other national governing body in the Olympic movement, it had to file for bankruptcy protection last year. Having come through the process with a streamlined operation, USA Rugby now looks ahead to the […]

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PremierRugby

Premier Rugby Sevens 2021 Event Heading to Memphis

Premier Rugby Sevens, a new league featuring the top U.S. Olympic rugby sevens athletes, has announced Memphis will host The PR7s Inaugural Championship at AutoZone Park on October 9. The league will showcase six men’s teams and four women’s teams playing multiple games through the championship game. Player announcements, team names and league partnerships will […]

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Fox Sports to Broadcast Premier Rugby Sevens

The new Premier Rugby Sevens will partner with Fox Sports to broadcast the men’s and women’s competition this fall. The inaugural events will be shown on FS1, FS2, the Fox Sports App and FoxSports.com. “When we founded PR7s, we envisioned the top North American players competing on a national stage to showcase the most electric […]

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Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium to Host USA Rugby Men’s Team vs. Ireland

The USA Rugby men’s national team will host Ireland in the inaugural Las Vegas Rugby Cup on October 30, 2021, at Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium. “It’s thrilling to host an international rugby event of this caliber in Las Vegas and we can’t wait to welcome the teams and their fans to the sports capital of […]

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Rugby World Cup

U.S. Will Bid for Rugby World Cup

The United States will bid to host a Rugby World Cup in 2027, 2029 and/or 2031 after a recently completed feasibility study and dialogue with World Rugby showed that the event could be a success. The feasibility group, along with USA Rugby, will now transition from an exploratory phase to bid planning and preparation ahead […]

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Swimmers train at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

USA Swimming Partners with Fanatics on Merchandise

As the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo approach in just a few months and with less than a year to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, national governing bodies are finalizing new partnerships — or extending existing ones — ahead of what for many NGBs is the biggest […]

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