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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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Expansion of NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament to 68 Teams Approved

The field for the 2022 NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament will expand to 68 teams from 64 after a proposal was approved Wednesday by the Division I Council. The approval follows a recommendation from the much-discussed external gender equity review of NCAA championships that examined historical inequities in college basketball after the publicized issues […]

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Second NCAA Gender Equity Report Recommends More Combined Championships

The second part of a report by a law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate gender equity issues issued recommendations that include the potential for a combined championship structure for men and women in multiple sports. “We have seen that combining at least some portion of the men’s and women’s championship for a given […]

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Shane Wiskus competes on the pommel horse during the men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 26, 2021, in St. Louis. Wiskus advanced to the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo after his college, Minnesota, dropped men's gymnastics as a sport. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

USOPC Think Tank: Combine NGB and NCAA Championships

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee College Sports Sustainability Think Tank has released seven recommendations to address college sports programs that have faced financial challenges, including a call to combine national governing body and NCAA championships in certain sports. When the United States sent 613 athletes to Tokyo, 463 of them — more than […]

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First Bank & Trust Buys Naming Rights to South Dakota State Arena

South Dakota State University’s Frost Arena, home for the basketball, wrestling and volleyball teams of the Jackrabbits, will be rebranded as First Bank & Trust Arena after the local banking institution committed $20 million to the venue’s renovations. The $20 million is the largest single gift in the history of South Dakota State. The project, […]

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Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City Expanding

The Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is getting a little bit more time in the destination. The NCAA’s Division I Competition Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved expanding the WCWS to a nine-day event, beginning with the 2022 championship. The change eliminates doubleheaders for teams who lose on the first day of the […]

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Cal Athletics, FTX Unveil 10-Year Football Field Naming Rights Relationship

Cal Athletics has announced the first collegiate cryptocurrency naming rights sponsorship in which its football field will be known as FTX Field at California Memorial Stadium in a $17.5 million deal that will be paid in full in cryptocurrency. In addition to field-naming rights, the relationship will feature on-field branding and branding on athletics press […]

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2021 ITA National Fall Championships Headed to California

The 2021 Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Fall Championships will be hosted by the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego during the first weekend of November. The event features 64 singles players and 64 doubles teams. The draw will be comprised of 32 men and 32 women in singles and 32 men and 32 women in […]

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