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‘The Epicenter’ Torch Placed at Weidner Field Entrance

A unique sculpture designed to reflect the pride of Colorado Springs as Olympic City, USA, will be placed at the entrance to Weidner Field, the new home of the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. The sculpture, called ‘The Epicenter,” will be formally unveiled on April 23. The iconic $4.5 million public art piece will showcase two […]

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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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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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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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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

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. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Tuesday, April 6 BASEBALL: Rangers Sell Out Globe Life Field for Opener Major […]

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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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Miami Marlins, loanDepot Announce Naming Rights Agreement for Ballpark

The Miami Marlins will rename its home ballpark as loanDepot park in the first naming rights agreement that the club has had for the venue that opened for the 2012 season. The agreement deepens the relationship between loanDepot and baseball. The company is already the official mortgage provider of MLB and presenting sponsor of both […]

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Buffalo Bills Announce Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as Stadium Naming Rights Sponsor

The Buffalo Bills officially announced that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York will be the new naming rights partner for Bills Stadium. Effective immediately, the home of the Bills will now be named Highmark Stadium. “We are proud to welcome Highmark to the Buffalo Bills family and we are thrilled to partner […]

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EventConnect Partnering With Legacy Sports USA

EventConnect has announced a partnership with Legacy Sports USA, which in January 2022 will open Legacy Sports Park, a 320-acre multi-use family, sport and entertainment complex in Mesa, Arizona. Legacy Sports USA will use EventConnect’s platform to streamline attendee user data to maximize attendee experiences with event and hotel registrations, ticketing and concessions planning at […]

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