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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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From right: ASM Global’s Doug Thornton standing with Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Blackhawks Chairman W. Rockwell “Rocky” Wirtz and CEO Danny Wirtz at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, Illinois, on April 6, 2021

ASM Global Extends Agreement to Manage BMO Harris Bank Center

ASM Global has been selected to continue management of the BMO Harris Bank Center and the Coronado Theater in Rockford, Illinois, and will work on the BMO Center’s renovation project along with the city of Rockford, Rockford Area Venues & Entertainment Authority, Chicago Blackhawks and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Under the […]

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Kraken’s AHL Affiliate Delays Start, Moves Arena Construction

The future home of the Seattle Kraken’s American Hockey League affiliate will be on the move in California. The Kraken, itself an NHL expansion team that will start in the 2021–2022 season, announced the change from Palm Springs to Palm Desert to become part of a sports and entertainment arena in the Coachella Valley. The […]

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Golden Knights Buy San Antonio AHL Team for Relocation

The Vegas Golden Knights have bought the American Hockey League franchise in San Antonio with the intentions of moving it to Henderson, Nevada, before the start of the 2020–2021 AHL season. The purchase and relocation is subject to approval from the American Hockey League Board of Governors. The San Antonio Rampage are currently the top […]

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Opening Night for the 25th Anniversary season for the Syracuse Crunch American Hockey League (AHL) team at the War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, New York on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Naming Rights Sold for AHL Arena

The home of American Hockey League team Syracuse Crunch will be known as the Upstate Medical University Arena at Onondaga County War Memorial as part of an 11-year, $2.7 million sponsorship agreement that includes naming rights in addition to continued team sponsorship. The naming rights element includes Upstate’s name on major exterior and interior signage […]

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Arena in Palm Springs Would Host AHL Hockey

A new, privately financed arena that would host an expansion American Hockey League team as well as many other sports and entertainment events has been proposed in downtown Palm Springs, California, as part of an agreement between the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, a federally recognized Indian Tribe, and Oak View Group, a global […]

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