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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

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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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Ripken Baseball Releases Rebranded Logos Ahead of Summer Tournaments

The Ripken Experience organization will start a year of new tournaments and expansion with a special event in Texas by re-branding each of its facility logos, replacing the original look the company started with 20 years ago. The announcement brings a more personalized feel to each venue’s location operating in Aberdeen, Maryland; Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; […]

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USA Climbing Selects Reno for Two Youth Competitions

USA Climbing will bring two youth events to Reno, Nevada, hosting the 2021 Youth National Championships, July 13–18, and the inaugural Youth Climbing Festival, July 9–11. The events will be staged at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Mesa Rim Reno. The Youth National Championships will combine two events — bouldering and the sport and speed […]

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TeamSnap Sports Management App Announces Capital Investment

TeamSnap, which provides sports management and communication software for amateur sports, has announced a strategic partnership with the Waud Capital Partners private equity firm. The agreement will bring new capital to TeamSnap and gives Waud Capital majority ownership of the company. The deal is also aimed at accelerating TeamSnap’s growth, providing resources to expand its […]

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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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USA Baseball Partners with TeachAids on Concussion Awareness

USA Baseball has become the latest national governing body to partner with TeachAids, which will distribute its CrashCourse concussion content to educate baseball players, parents and coaches. CrashCourse is an education initiative to provide medical knowledge about the prevention and treatment of concussions. It was developed by leading medical, education, engineering and science researchers with […]

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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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2021 US Youth Soccer Championships Heading to Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida

The 2021 US Youth Soccer National Championships will be held July 20–25 in the Bradenton-Sarasota area in Florida at the Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch. The Florida Youth Soccer Association will serve as the host state association for the event in conjunction with Chargers Soccer Club and the representatives of Premier Sports Campus, which […]

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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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Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Ryan and Bill Ripken Team Up For Legends Showdown

Ripken Baseball will bring its Ripken Experience tournament play to The Legends Showdown in Round Rock, Texas, from July 11–16 at Old Settlers Park in partnership with Ryan Sanders Sports & Entertainment. The inaugural event for ages 9–14 will feature appearances by baseball legends Nolan Ryan, Cal Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken. The family-focused baseball […]

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