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Kendall Lane, United First Officer and Former Southern Illinois University Football player, could pilot one of the 120 new flights this fall.

United Airlines Adds 120 Flights to Fall Schedule for College Football Fans

Fans hoping to see their favorite college football team on the road this coming season now have a new teammate in United Airlines. The airline is adding 120 new flights to its schedule this fall, revolving around some of the biggest games of the season. New connections will be available for more than 45 games […]

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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)
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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. Unvaccinated Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, Another Part of a Tumultuous Year Posted: Monday, July […]

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Army-Navy Game Heading to Five Cities from 2023 Through 2027

The Army-Navy football game will be played in five different cities over the next five years, it was announced Wednesday by Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk and Army West Point Director of Athletics Mike Buddie. The 2023 game will be at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, before heading to Landover, Maryland, in 2024. […]

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UCF Football Venue to Become FBC Mortgage Stadium

The home for UCF football, known as The Bounce House since its opening, has a new official name. The UCF Athletic Association and FBC Mortgage, LLC, have combined on a naming rights agreement for the Knights’ home football stadium that takes effect beginning this season and will brand the venue as FBC Mortgage Stadium. The […]

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Alabama fans cheer before a game against LSU at Bryant-Denny Stadium, in Tuscaloosa. The SEC is set to get two new teams when Oklahoma and Texas join the mix. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Why College Conference Realignment
Reshapes the Sports Tourism Landscape

College sports is amid revolutionary change that may not be surpassed in its long and sometimes controversial history. The ability of athletes — sorry, student-athletes — to earn money off name, image and likeness has turned the traditional college sponsorship model upside down. The NCAA recently adopted a new constitution that may see further changes […]

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Los Angeles Begins Preparations to host 2023 College Football Playoff Championship Game

Los Angeles, which will host the Super Bowl in February, has begun preparations for the 2023 College Football Playoff national championship game, which will also be held at Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium. SoFi Stadium and Los Angeles are on the clock following the national 2022 championship game won by Georgia over Alabama at Lucas Oil Stadium […]

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Susan Baughman: Bringing the College Football Playoff Title Game to Indianapolis

Indianapolis has hosted eight NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Fours and is known as one of the best college sports cities in the country. On Monday, January 10, it will for the first time host the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, becoming the first cold-weather city to host the event and the first city that […]

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College Football Playoff Names Byron Hatch Chief Operating Officer

Byron Hatch has been named the College Football Playoff’s chief operating officer after spending six years as the assistant commissioner of championships for the Southeastern Conference. During Hatch’s time with the SEC he oversaw the SEC football championship game, men’s basketball tournament and softball tournament. In his role, Hatch will be responsible for managing the […]

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Greg Sankey: Expanding the SEC, the College Football Playoff and NCAA Gender Equity

Greg Sankey has been the commissioner of the Southeastern Conference since 2015 and is generally regarded as one of the more powerful people in collegiate athletics, given the SEC’s dominance over college football. But Sankey’s career spans multiple regions and divisions across the NCAA, from working in Central New York as the director of intramural […]

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