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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, and forward Anthony Davis wear masks and watch teammates play during the first half against the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles on December 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

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NBA Strengthens Protocols in Attempt to Stop Outbreaks

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 to subscribe to the SportsTravel Newsletter. Thursday, January 14 BASKETBALL: NBA Strengthens COVID Protocols in Attempt to Stop Outbreaks The NBA, which less […]

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IndyCar Changes 2021 Opener to Alabama, Reschedules St. Petersburg GP

The 2021 IndyCar Series will start at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 7 after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was rescheduled for April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IndyCar officials announced. While known as the traditional season opener for the circuit, the St. Petersburg race was moved from the […]

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On December 2, the No. 8-ranked Michigan State basketball team traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to play No. 6-ranked Duke at fan-less Cameron Indoor. Winless in his previous three games at Duke while coaching Michigan State, Tom Izzo and the Spartans came away with a 75-69 victory. Even though the venue was devoid of the […]

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Women’s Auto Racing Series Schedules 2021 Event in Austin, Texas

The W Series, a female-only motor racing series, will race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on October 23 as part of its eight-race season after plans for the 2020 season were postponed. The series will have eight races with six in Europe and two in North America, with the series finishing […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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New Venues Highlight NASCAR 2021 Cup Series Schedule

One thing you can say about the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 schedule is that the organization was not afraid to mix things up a little. The official release includes the same 36-race schedule with the traditional season-opening Daytona 500 on February 14, but more notably includes three new sites with six road courses and — […]

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Camping World Back as NASCAR Truck Series Title Sponsor

The NASCAR Truck Series will be renamed and returned to its previous branding as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starting with the 2021 season. The series debuted in 1995 as the NASCAR SuperTruck Series. It was also called the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (1996-2008), the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (2009-2018), and the NASCAR […]

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NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag at Events

NASCAR has made the decision to ban the Confederate Flag from being displayed anywhere at its events as the sports-event world continues to make public stands against racial injustice and racism in general. “The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for […]

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Ryan Blaney, driver of the Number 12 Ford, takes the checkered flag ahead of Ryan Newman to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 14, 2019 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

NASCAR Plans for Fans in Stands in Miami and Talladega

NASCAR will be the first major professional sport to have fans at its events when it hosts 1,000 members of the military for its Cup Series race on June 14 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, followed by up to 5,000 fans at Talladega Superspeedway on June 21 for another Cup Series event. The Dixie Vodka 400 at […]

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