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A statue of Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan stands in the plaza outside Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The stadium will be host for the 2024 All-Star Game, Major League Baseball has announced. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

Globe Life Field in Arlington to Host 2024 MLB All-Star Game

Major League Baseball has announced the 2024 All-Star Game and Home Run Derby will take place at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The home of the Texas Rangers, Globe Life Field features a retractable roof and a capacity of more than 40,000. The venue opened during the summer of 2020 amidst the pandemic. The […]

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Mexico's national men's soccer team is well-represented by fans whenever it plays in the United States, including at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium during the 2021 Nations League championship match. Photo by Jason Gewirtz

Mexico’s Road to Qatar Features Matches in Dallas, Phoenix, Chicago and Atlanta

The Mexico men’s national soccer team will play five matches in the United States as El Tri prepares for the 2022 FIFA World Cup starting in November in Qatar. Dallas, Phoenix, Chicago, and Atlanta will host the 2022 MexTour over four months starting in late May. In its 19th edition, Mexican national team matches have […]

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Adam Wisniewski Named Sports VP at OKC Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Adam Wisniewski as its new vice president of sports development. In his new role with the Oklahoma City CVB, Wisniewski primarily will work with CVB staff and other partners to attract local and national sporting events and collaborate with event organizers to increase attendance at local […]

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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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EsportsTravel Summit Goes Virtual
December 2–3 From Esports Stadium Arlington

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—will be an all-digital “Virtual from Arlington” experience and has been rescheduled to December 2–3. The Summit had previously been scheduled for November 18–20. The EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and […]

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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to November 18–20

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to November 18–20 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit had been scheduled for August 11–13. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new five-year partnership agreement with venue design firm […]

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New Venues to Watch in 2020

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 10 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2020. AdventHealth Field House and Conference Center Winter Haven, Florida Opened: December 2019 Located less than 50 miles from […]

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Globe Life Park to Host High School Football

The former home of the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, will host a series of high school football games in its latest use as a multipurpose sports venue. The Arlington Independent School District will lease the field for a minimum of 14 high school games at the stadium, an agreement that was approved by the AISD […]

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