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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. NHL: Only Four Players Unvaccinated as Season Opens Posted: Wednesday, October 13 The […]

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Construction Beginning on College Station Baseball Complex

Construction is scheduled to begin soon in College Station, Texas, on a new Texas Independence Ballpark in Midtown College Station with an eye toward attracting baseball and softball events to the region. The new facility will feature eight fields, batting cages, concession stands and more. The venue, officially called Independence Park, will be used to […]

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Multisport Venue Opens in Loudoun County

The Virginia Revolution Sportsplex has opened as a new multisport venue in Loudoun County. Founded by former German soccer player Niko Eckart in 2018, the Virginia Revolution Soccer Club has acquired the 37-acre former Evergreen Sportsplex to create a new sports venue designed to develop technical skills and critical thinking, while building the personal connections […]

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West Texas Community Gathers to Celebrate Cyclone Ballparks Grand Opening

The newest destination for elite baseball and softball events in West Texas, Cyclone Ballparks in Pecos, officially opened this summer with more than 150 teams already visiting for tournaments. The keys to Cyclone Ballparks, operated by Sports Facilities Management, were gifted to Pecos Mayor David Flores by the facility’s general manager, Cathy Garcia. Flores was […]

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2022–2023 National Baseball Congress Regional Championships

Status Open for bidding through October 29, 2021; host cities will be announced December 17, 2021 Inside Track The National Baseball Congress has been bringing together elite collegiate/semi-pro teams to compete every summer since 1935. It is anticipated that there will be four to six national regional sites selected in the following regions: East, Southeast, […]

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Perfect Game to Build Complex in Cedar Park, Texas

Perfect Game has announced that it will locate a 16-field complex spanning more than 100 acres in Cedar Park, Texas. President Jerry Ford announced that the youth baseball and softball platform and scouting service will build 16 turf baseball/softball fields spread across 112 acres as part of a complex that will include a convention center/hotel, […]

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Ripken Baseball Continues Tournament Expansion

Ripken Baseball is expanding its tournament schedule in 2022, adding five Ripken Select events in destinations throughout the country. The inaugural multi-city tour will combine youth tournament experiences and family vacations in four different states. The opening event is June 5–10 at Panama City Sports Complex in Panama City Beach, Florida, followed by June 12–17 […]

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Village of Bedford Park Announces Naming Rights Partnership with Wintrust

The Village of Bedford Park, Illinois, has reached a multi-year naming rights and marketing agreement with Wintrust, with the financial corporation getting the naming rights to the new Wintrust Sports Complex at Bedford Park, which is scheduled to open later this fall. The Wintrust Sports Complex will feature 100,000 square feet of indoor volleyball and […]

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Palm Beach County Sports Commission to Host Youth Baseball Tournament

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is partnering with Prospect Wire to bring the Florida Fall Classic to the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach from September 25–26,. The Florida Fall Classic is a new addition to the area’s schedule with 20 travel teams competing in four age divisions and guaranteed to […]

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