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Angels, Ducks Planning Major Anaheim Developments

The city of Anaheim, California, received a major development boost with the news on consecutive days this week that the Los Angeles Angels and Anaheim Ducks are planning mixed-use entertainment districts surrounding their venues covering 250 acres of space. The Ducks’ project is named ocV!BE and would include 115 acres of land, surrounding the Honda […]

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Orange County Sports Commission Promotes Brenneman, Patel

The Orange County Sports Commission in California has promoted Anthony Brenneman and Rashika Patel, and announced the hire of Maythe Gaytan as the latest employee of the organization. Brenneman has been promoted to the role of director of sports development. He joined Sports Anaheim in January 2016 as the sports events manager and played a […]

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DreamHack Expands Tour for 25th Anniversary

DreamHack marked the 25th anniversary of its first festival by announcing its 2020 schedule, with 10 cities in three continents continuing the mantra of being at the intersection of gaming and internet culture. The organization will visit Anaheim, California, for the first time as part of its schedule with U.S. stops also scheduled for Dallas […]

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Angels Staying in Anaheim Through 2050

Anaheim, California, will remain the home of the Angels and Major League Baseball through at least 2050, after an agreement was reached between the city and the franchise that will see the Angels owner purchase more than 150 acres of land—including the teams’ stadium—from the city for $325 million. The proposed agreement was announced by […]

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Anaheim and Hartford to Host Women’s Hockey Series

The second annual Rivalry Series between the women’s national teams of the United States and Canada will start in December in Hartford, Connecticut, and also make a stop in February in Anaheim, California. The two sites were announced by USA Hockey, with at least one more site to be announced at a later date. Last […]

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DreamHack Announces 2020 Event in Anaheim

DreamHack will come to the West Coast for the first time in 2020 as the esports festival announced Anaheim, California, will host the event February 21–23. The event’s activities will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center. The gaming lifestyle festival will include professional esports tournaments, a bring your own computer (BYOC) LAN party, a […]

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Olivia Phelps Named Marketing Manager for Sports Anaheim

Sports Anaheim has hired Olivia Phelps as its new marketing manager. Phelps comes to Sports Anaheim from the Big West Conference where she served as the assistant director of communications and as a producer and reporter for Big West Productions, the collegiate conference’s media division. “We are so thankful for Olivia to join us and be […]

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Yankton, South Dakota—population 15,000—has made a name on the international sports scene by hosting several World Archery events. Photo courtesy of World Archery
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Every two years, the parade of nations at the Olympic Games provides a strong testament to the power of sports to bring countries together—even those that don’t get along politically. Destinations across the United States are proving the same point on a smaller scale by welcoming international competitors and spectators. Not only do these events […]

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