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The Las Vegas Raiders game has been moved from Sunday night as a contingency in case it cannot be played. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL Once Again Readjusts Weekend Schedule

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 in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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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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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland has cautioned that the organization may be facing significant budget cuts ahead. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Images

USOPC Adjusts to Financial Forecasts

The Olympic Summer Games’ postponement to 2021 in Tokyo set a series of ripples throughout the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee that the organization is adapting to on a daily basis. “The timing implications of the postponement are significant,” USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland said during the latest Sports Business Journal/CAA World Congress virtual event. “We […]

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Timmy Hill (No. 66) beats Ryan Preece (No. 37) to the checkered flag at Texas in the the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 at iRacing’s virtual Texas Motor Speedway on March 29, 2020.

Professional Leagues, Networks Turning to Esports

With no live events to broadcast, sports leagues and their television partners are going to the next best thing—having esports take their place in sports from auto racing to basketball as fallout continues from the coronavirus pandemic. What started as replacement programming for a regional cable network has shifted to broadcast sports, as ESPN is […]

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Coronavirus Concerns Postpone Formula 1 Race

The Chinese Grand Prix, scheduled for April, will be postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak that has spread throughout China and the world. Formula 1 says the decision was made after the race promoter, Juss Sports Group, requested a postponement after discussions with the Federation of Automobile and Motorcycle Sports of People’s Republic […]

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