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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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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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NFL Flag, NAIA to Host Inaugural Women’s Flag Football Finals at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The inaugural NAIA Women’s Flag Football Finals will be held May 4–8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta in conjuction with NFL Flag and Reigning Champs Experiences. Ten teams will compete: Milligan University, Kansas Wesleyan University, Keiser University College of Golf, University of Saint Mary, Midland University, St. Thomas University, Webber International University, Xavier University of […]

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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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USANA is now the official multivitamin of USA Swimming

As Olympic Games Approach, National Governing Bodies Announce New Partnerships

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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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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Sport Oregon Foundation Launches Women’s Sports Initiative

Sport Oregon is launching a new foundation initiative, SHE FLIES, to foster safe community spaces where girls and women have equitable opportunities and are greater empowered to use sports to realize the benefits of participation. The initiative will kick off with a virtual event on April 29 with a panel discussion with female athletes from […]

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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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