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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. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. TENNIS: Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Withdraws from U.S. Open Posted: Thursday, August 25 With the final Grand Slam of the tennis season about to start […]

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The $65 million renovation project at Samford University will provide better facilities for athletes and students.

Samford University Plans $65 Million in Renovations

Samford University has big plans for its campus and is focusing on the physical and mental health of not only its athletes, but all students and employees. The Alabama university is committing $65 million to enlarge and renovate existing buildings to create a new state-of-the-art recreation and athletic complex. The $65 million price tag makes it […]

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Boston to Host 2024 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in 2024 will be held at the TRACK at new balance at Boston Landing in Brighton, Massachusetts, in partnership with New Balance, Boston College and UMass Lowell. The event will bring 400 of the best track-and-field student-athletes to Boston for the two-day competition, […]

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NCAA Beach Volleyball: Making Waves on the Alabama Coast

Walk past all the giant signage showcasing the event and through security with a couple of the 100 local volunteers screening attendees, then feel the white sand under your feet. Get a spot at the top of the temporary bleachers brought over from the local Little League fields for the event at center court and […]

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Matt Hogue: Growing a Division I Athletics Program at Coastal Carolina

In the increasing competitive collegiate landscape, it is becoming harder and harder to stand out. But Coastal Carolina University is a prime example of a university that has managed its growth well, fielding a football team that has become a powerhouse out of nowhere in recent years and a formidable basketball program. Its new football […]

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New Sports Venues to Watch in 2022

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 16 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2022. Alabama A&M Event Center Huntsville, Alabama OPENING: […]

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National Club Basketball Men’s and Women’s Championships Heading to Erie

The CollClubSports 2022 Men’s and Women’s Basketball National Championships will be staged in Erie, Pennsylvania, with the men’s championship at Gannon University and the inaugural women’s championship at Mercyhurst University. “The NCBBA and the Erie Sports Commission developed a great relationship after Erie and Gannon University were awarded the 2020 NCBBA-Women’s National Championship. Unfortunately, due […]

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Stanford, California - May 3, 2019: Stanford Softball defeats UCLA 2-1 at Boyd & Jill Smith Family Stadium in Stanford, California.

Pac-12 Conference Starting Softball Tournament in 2023

The Pac-12 Conference will begin holding a postseason softball tournament for its nine teams starting in 2023 with the tournament rotating annually among the league to provide increased exposure and community engagement for the sport across the Pac-12 footprint. “The Pac-12 could not be more excited to add a softball championship to its lineup of […]

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An overview rending of the Panama City Beach Sports Complex.

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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Home of College World Series to be Named ‘Charles Schwab Field Omaha’

The home of baseball’s College World Series will be named Charles Schwab Field Omaha, representing the financial services company, through 2029. The Charles Schwab Corporation obtained naming rights for the stadium after its October 2020 acquisition of TD Ameritrade. The name change in Omaha will start effective in 2022 at the 24,000-seat baseball stadium with […]

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