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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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New Sports Venues to Watch in 2021

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow with an eye toward sports-related travel in a post-coronavirus world, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 15 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2021. Midway Central Station Bedford Park, Illinois OPENING: […]

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Ferris State's Peter Firlik drives against Northern State's Ian Smith during the first half of the NCAA Division II men's college basketball championship game on March 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (AP Photo/Dave Eggen)

NCAA Awards Division II Championship Events to New Destinations

The NCAA has announced the predetermined hosts for its Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments as well as the new host for the Division II wrestling championships. The Division II basketball tournaments traditionally have had their regional weekends at the site of the highest seed but due to the health and safety protocols surrounding […]

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2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Wrestling Heading To Dickies Arena in Fort Worth

USA Wrestling will hold its 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, from April 2–3 with champions in each weight class becoming eligible to represent the U.S. at the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. This year will be the fifth straight U.S. Olympic Team Trials in which […]

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USA Wrestling Seeks to Offer Division III Collegiate Championship

Following the NCAA’s decision to cancel its Division III winter championships, USA Wrestling has announced it will work to produce a championship in the sport. USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender said the national governing body was “extremely disappointed and heartbroken” about the decision that affects hundreds of wrestlers. It is the second consecutive year […]

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Coralville, Iowa, to Host Two USA Wrestling Events

USA Wrestling will bring two major national events to Coralville, Iowa, in March, to be held at the Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse. The USA Wrestling High School National Recruiting Showcase, a new event, will be held at the venue near Iowa City from March 25–27. The annual USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals will […]

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NJCAA Sponsoring Four New Sports For Competition

The National Junior College Athletic Association will recognize competitive cheer (coed), clay shooting (coed), men’s volleyball and women’s wrestling as emerging sports with member schools permitted to begin programs in those sports starting in the fall of 2021. Each of the new sports have garnered interest amongst member colleges as club sports in recent years. […]

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Spartan Organizing International and Collegiate Wrestling Events

Spartan, known for its obstacle racing events across the globe, is now in the business of professional and collegiate wrestling. The Spartan wrestling world championship will involve 10 wrestlers in a two-day event in either January or February with $125,000 in prize money to be allocated. The invite-only event will include Olympic gold medalists Jordan […]

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Arizona State Committee Approves New Multi-Purpose Arena Plan

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved Arizona State University’s plan for a 5,000-seat, $115 million multi-purpose arena that will serve mainly as the home venue for the Sun Devils men’s ice hockey program. The arena will sit right in the area on campus that serves as the site for several other athletic facilities including […]

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