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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. FOOTBALL: NFL Embarks on Second Virus-Affected Season in a Row Posted: Thursday, September […]

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Los Angeles’ Decade of Opportunity at SoFi Stadium

Even for a city with the history of hosting major sporting events, the upcoming decade for SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles will be unlike any other that a destination has experienced. What is being called “the decade of opportunity” will see the new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams host the annual […]

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Brett Daniels Joins CFP Senior Leadership Team

Brett Daniels, a veteran of two College Football Playoff host committees and who also has experience with the Final Four and Super Bowl events, will be the CFP’s new senior director of communications and branding. Daniels served as the chief operating officer for the 2018 CFP National Championship Game in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, won […]

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PlayStation Renews Title Sponsorship of the 2019 Fiesta Bowl

PlayStation has renewed its multiyear agreement with ESPN and will return as the title sponsor of the Fiesta Bowl. The annual event, one of the College Football Playoff New Year’s Six bowl games, will be held on January 1, 2019, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. “PlayStation has been an unbelievable partner over the last two years. […]

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NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

Spreading the Wealth

If the Pac-12 Conference is looking for a good year to make a statement in the College Football Playoff, this is it. The 2019 championship game will be played January 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, in the heart of Pac-12 country, giving the conference an opportunity to change its luck on home […]

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