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I love sports, I enjoy travel and I enjoy traveling for sports. While I and other inveterate sports travelers endure this pandemic, I have been looking forward to a day when sports-related travel would again dot my calendar. However, in a serendipitous and mountain-coming-to-Muhammad moment, sports-related travel came to me. The announcement by Major League […]

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Dome Sports Complex Approved in Connecticut

The Day Hill Dome, a new indoor sports complex for soccer and baseball, has been given final approval from the Windsor, Connecticut Planning and Zoning Commission with the 31-acre project targeting an October 2021 completion. With 100,000 square feet of indoor space and an 82-foot ceiling, the Day Hill Dome will havethe ability to have […]

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Baseball Stadium to Anchor New South Carolina Sports Complex

A new $15 million sports complex in Florence, South Carolina, will be anchored by a 1,600-seat stadium that will be the future home of the Florence RedWolves, which play in summer college baseball’s Coastal Plain League. The complex’s announcement was made by the city and team this week. The RedWolves have signed a lease with […]

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Minor League Baseball President Pat O’Conner Retiring

Minor League Baseball President and Chief Executive Officer Pat O’Connor will retire at the end of 2020 after 28 years with the MiLB office and nearly four decades overall in professional baseball, the organization has announced. O’Conner joined Minor League Baseball in 1993 as chief operating officer and was named vice president, administration, after the […]

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Lansing Lugnuts Field Gets Naming Rights Sponsor

The Midwest League’s Lansing Lugnuts have signed a seven-year stadium naming rights deal with Jackson National Life Insurance, making the team’s home field in Michigan known as Jackson Field through 2027. The announcement covers the entire stadium and playing field. The Lugnuts ballpark opened in 1996 and had been Cooley Law School Stadium since 2010. […]

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MLB Promotes Tony Reagins to Oversee Youth and Amateur Growth

Tony Reagins has been promoted to chief baseball development officer of Major League Baseball, where he will oversee the growth of youth and amateur levels of baseball and softball in the United States and internationally. Reagins, who began at MLB in 2015 as senior vice president of the Youth Programs department, will also be tasked […]

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Tony Petitti Leaves Major League Baseball for Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard has hired Major League Baseball executive Tony Petitti as president of sports and entertainment to oversee esports, consumer products, and film and television at the organization. “Tony is one of the most highly regarded executives in sports and entertainment,” said Bobby Kotick, chief executive officer of Activision Blizzard. “His success in media and […]

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Seattle Mariners Ballpark Chef to Host YouTube Demo of Ballpark Food Favorites

Ballpark food, long a staple of any sports fan’s appetite until this summer, is coming closer to home in a second Major League Baseball market. The Seattle Mariners will have its home stadium’s executive chef, Taylor Park, host a cooking demonstration on July 31 on the team’s YouTube Channel. Instead of experiencing the food at […]

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Area Code Games Moves to LakePoint Sports Complex

The Area Code Games, one of the biggest summer baseball tournaments of the summer that traditionally bringing hundreds of prospects to Long Beach, California, will be held at the LakePoint Baseball Complex in Atlanta this year from August 7–10. The Area Code Games started in 1987 and traditionally has been held at Long Beach State […]

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SSAC Baseball Tournament Heading to Hank Aaron Field

The Southern States Athletic Conference will hold its annual conference baseball tournament through 2024 at Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile, Alabama, as part of a partnership with the Mobile Sports Authority and Mobile Sports and Entertainment Group. “We are excited to partner with the Mobile Sports Authority and Mobile Sports and Entertainment Group to bring […]

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