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Panama City Beach Sports Complex to Host College Baseball Classic

The Panama City Beach Sports Complex and Visit Panama City Beach will host the 2022 NJCAA College Baseball Classic starting February 4 with 16 junior college teams from across the country, 10 of which being nationally ranked either last year or in the 2022 preseason poll. Teams committed include 2022 preseason No. 1 San Jacinto […]

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NAIA Championship Events

Status Open for bidding. Inside Track The National Athletic Intercollegiate Association is looking for several championship hosts in future years and sports. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, has administered programs dedicated to championships since 1937 in balance with the overall college educational experience. Each year more than 65,000 NAIA […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

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 the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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Baltimore Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman throws to the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning of 2017 opening day in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Orioles to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Camden Yards in 2022

The Baltimore Orioles have unveiled plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards throughout the 2022 season. Since April 6, 1992, when the Orioles hosted the first game at the Populous-designed stadium, it has become an iconic venue that inspired a generation of ballpark construction. In the 30 years that have […]

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Fresno Grizzlies Announce Naming Agreement for Stadium

The Fresno Grizzlies, a low-A affiliate for the Colorado Rockies, have signed a 10-year extension of its existing stadium naming rights deal with the Chukchansi Economic Development Authority, an economic development enterprise of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians, to retain the Chukchansi Park name. The Chukchansi Tribe will continue to build on the […]

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Home of College World Series to be Named ‘Charles Schwab Field Omaha’

The home of baseball’s College World Series will be named Charles Schwab Field Omaha, representing the financial services company, through 2029. The Charles Schwab Corporation obtained naming rights for the stadium after its October 2020 acquisition of TD Ameritrade. The name change in Omaha will start effective in 2022 at the 24,000-seat baseball stadium with […]

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Illinois Ballpark to Undergo Sports Complex Retrofitting

The former home of a Frontier League team in Marion, Illinois, will be retrofitted from a home for minor league baseball into a sports tourism complex. The 7,000-capacity Rent One Park is under contract to be sold to Marion Center Project LLC, which will work with Florida-based Sports Facilities Companies on a sports tourism plan […]

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Major League Baseball to Increase Housing Options for Minor League Players

Stepping up improvements for minor leaguers after widespread criticism, Major League Baseball’s new housing policy will require teams to provide furnished accommodations, with no more than two players per bedroom and housing “located at a reasonable, commutable distance from the ballpark,” with teams being responsible for basic utility bills, the league announced on Thursday. Major […]

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Construction Beginning on College Station Baseball Complex

Construction is scheduled to begin soon in College Station, Texas, on a new Texas Independence Ballpark in Midtown College Station with an eye toward attracting baseball and softball events to the region. The new facility will feature eight fields, batting cages, concession stands and more. The venue, officially called Independence Park, will be used to […]

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