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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith talk before Super Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Goodell Incentivizes Vaccinations With Forfeit Threat

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. 2021 Olympics Updates: The Latest from the Tokyo Games Previous […]

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Fort Scott running back Jasmin Hopkins, right, rushes past Blinn's Duke Bohall during the first half of the NJCAA national championship football game in Pittsburg, Kansas, in 2009. (AP Photo/Mike Gullett)

NJCAA Football Creates Divisions and Playoff System

The NJCAA has announced changes to the structure of football that will create increased opportunities for the sport to flourish at the two-year level including the creation of Division I and  Division III, implementation of a Division I national championship playoff system, addition of a Division III national championship and separate division rankings. Currently, NJCAA […]

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Camping World Stadium to Host 2022 Bowl Week

Orlando’s Camping World Stadium will be the new home to the 2022 Spiral Bowl Week, which features the Tropical Bowl (NCAA Division 1 College All-Stars), All-America Classic (high school seniors), and All-America Underclassmen (high school) football games. Bowl Week debuts January 12–15, 2022, and also offers players an Orlando experience inclusive of a visit to […]

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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: 2021 Olympics May Be Closed Off To Fans; VIPs Still Allowed to […]

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Shrine Bowl College Football All-Star Game Heads to Las Vegas in 2022

The East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game will be played on February 3, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas as part of NFL Pro Bowl week. Televised nationally on NFL Network, the game will bring approximately 125 of the nation’s top college seniors to be coached by NFL staffs for a week of […]

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San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl Moving to Petco Park

The Holiday Bowl in San Diego, played annually since 1978 until last year’s cancellation because of the pandemic, will be played in Petco Park starting in 2021 as part of a minimum five-year agreement. The official announcement was made Wednesday by the game’s organizers and the San Diego Padres. The 20201 game will be December […]

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No Joke: SoFi Stadium Renames Bowl Game as Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl

No, this is not a joke. SoFi Stadium and Jimmy Kimmel have entered into a multi-year partnership to appoint the late-night host the official naming rights partner of LA Bowl, renaming the collegiate bowl game the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl. Held at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl will feature Mountain […]

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Little Rock, Arkansas, to Host 2021–2023 NJCAA Football Championships

The NJCAA, along with the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau and Arkansas Parks, Heritage and Tourism, has announced the Arkansas destination as the location for the 2021, 2022, and 2023 NJCAA Football Championships at War Memorial Stadium. The 2021 championship is scheduled for June 5 and will be televised nationally by CBS Sports Network. […]

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New Sports Venues to Watch in 2021

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow with an eye toward sports-related travel in a post-coronavirus world, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 15 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2021. Midway Central Station Bedford Park, Illinois OPENING: […]

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A rendering of what the renovated Reser Stadium will look like once finished. Rendering via Oregon State University athletics.

Oregon State Plans $153 Million Reser Stadium Renovation

Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium will undergo a renovation as part of a $153 million project approved by the school’s Board of Trustees as part of an overhaul of the Beavers’ football facility. An anonymous donor has made a $50 million lead gift toward the renovations of the venue in Corvallis, which will include a […]

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