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SailGP Gets Exemption to Stage Season Opener in Bermuda

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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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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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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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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Inter Miami Finds Stadium Naming Rights Partner in AutoNation

Inter Miami CF, a week before the start of the Major League Soccer season, has announced a naming-rights agreement for its stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with AutoNation that will see its venue rebranded as DRV PNK Stadium for the next three years. The agreement also includes AutoNation branding on the Inter Miami training gear. […]

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San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes, PayPal Agree to 10-Year Stadium Naming Rights Partnership

The San Jose Earthquakes have signed a 10-year naming rights sponsorship agreement for its stadium with PayPal Holdings, making the Major League Soccer club’s home known as PayPal Park. PayPal Park will feature a 250-seat reserved section for underserved members of the community and provide them with access to complimentary tickets and transportation to and […]

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