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WNBA, Twitter Renew Streaming Partnership for Regular Season

Twitter will stream 10 live regular-season WNBA games during the 2020 season as part of an extension of its partnership with the league, marking the fourth consecutive year that WNBA games will be available on the platform. The WNBA will stream a unique broadcast on Twitter hosted by alternative commentators that will include integration of […]

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Big 12 Basketball Tournament Staying in Kansas City

The Big 12 Conference has announced a one-year extension through 2025 with the city of Kansas City, Missouri, to serve as the host site for the Phillips 66 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships. Kansas City was the initial host of both championships from 1997–2002, and again in 2005, 2008 and 2010–2012. The men’s postseason event […]

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Four Cities Named as Potential 2025, 2026 Women’s Final Four Hosts

Four cities have been named finalists to host the 2025 or 2026 NCAA Women’s Final Four, including two cities that have hosted before and two that have not. The two championships will be staged in either Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena); Phoenix (Talking Stick Resort Arena); Portland, Oregon (Moda Center); or Tampa, Florida (Amalie Arena). “The […]

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Rupp Arena Gets Rebranding

The home of Kentucky basketball will now be called Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center as part of the Lexington Center Corporation’s 14-year naming rights agreement with the financial firm that rebrands the complex that is  home of the legendary Wildcats program as well as meetings and entertainment events. A key part of the agreement […]

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Florida Atlantic Gets $5 Million for Arena Naming Rights

Florida Atlantic University’s home for men’s and women’s basketball plus women’s volleyball will now be known as RoofClaim.com Arena after a 10-year sponsorship agreement worth $5 million to the Conference USA athletic program. The athletic center formerly known as FAU Arena is a 5,000-seat arena that opened in 1984, with men’s basketball and volleyball moving […]

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G League Expanding to Mexico City

The NBA, with its current league champions reigning from Canada, will be expanding its main developmental league to the south of the United States border. The G League will have Capitanes, a professional team currently based in Mexico City, join the league as its 29th team for the 2020–2021 season. It will be the first […]

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Rupp Arena Improvements Will Decrease Capacity

One of the most hallowed arenas in college basketball is getting improvements to modernize it a bit and there is a big drawback for fans: Less seating. Rupp Arena, the home of Kentucky basketball since 1976, will replace bleacher seats in the upper deck with chairback seating for the first time. Ahead of the basketball […]

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Renovations Proposed to Oklahoma City Thunder’s Arena

The home of Chris Paul (for now) and the former home of Russell Westbrook will be getting a facelift as the city of Oklahoma City has detailed a series of proposed renovations for Chesapeake Energy Arena, the home of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The renovations would cover several areas throughout the arena, touching on both […]

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NBA Legend Kevin Garnett Acquires Hoop It Up Basketball Tour

As 3–on–3 basketball continues to grow in popularity ahead of its Olympic Summer Games debut in 2020, one of the original blacktop events in the sport has been bought by a former NBA superstar. Kevin Garnett has acquired the Hoop It Up basketball tour, it was announced on Monday. Hoop It Up has been around […]

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Clippers Unveil Plans for Inglewood Arena and Basketball Campus

On the heels of signing two superstars in Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday built on their on-court success by revealing plans for a privately financed arena in Inglewood that would set them apart from the in-town rival L.A. Lakers even further. The complex would be down the street from […]

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