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Richmond Region Tourism to Host Three CIAA Championships Through 2024

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Richmond Region Tourism have announced a three-year partnership that will bring a trio of spring championships to the Virginia destination beginning in 2022. The championship events start next spring with outdoor track and field and women’s tennis hosted by Virginia State University, and softball at RF&P Park in Henrico […]

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North Dakota State wide receiver Phoenix Sproles (11) smiles after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the FCS championship game against James Madison on January 20, 2020 in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

FCS Playoff Predetermined Sites Announced

The NCAA Division I Football Championship committee has revealed the 14 predetermined preliminary round sites for this year’s Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The designation of predetermined sites will have no bearing on the teams selected to participate in the playoff field. Due to the health and safety protocols surrounding the pandemic, it was […]

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The 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships were staged at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. Photo: Joe Farina/ESPN Images

USOPC Announces First Priorities For College Sports Sustainability Think Tank

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee announced that its College Sports Sustainability Think Tank will focus on sustainability, sport structure and vertical partnerships in working to grow collegiate sports in a way that can develop athletes into future Olympians and Paralympians. Among the suggestions are ways for national governing bodies to partner with NCAA […]

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NCAA Cancels Division III Winter Championships Amid COVID Pandemic

As the NCAA announced that an entire division of collegiate sports will have its winter championships canceled for the second year in a row, it also has announced three more Division I championships will be conducted in a single-site, bubble-style environment. Due to low participation numbers among member schools, NCAA Division III winter championships are […]

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NAIA Women’s Lacrosse Championships Awarded to Lawrence Tech

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has awarded Lawrence Technological University hosting rights for the 2022 and 2023 Women’s Lacrosse National Championships in partnership with the Detroit Sports Commission. Blue Devils Stadium will host the events as the women’s lacrosse championship will get its own host site and break from the men’s lacrosse invitational for […]

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Fans were already learning social distancing during MLB's spring training. Photo: Gregory Bull/AP Images

Special Report: How COVID-19 has Changed the Sports-Event Industry

After months of waiting, you and your spouse are heading to the stadium. After a wait of what seems like forever to be at a game, your mobile tickets are loaded on the phone as you get out of your car and head over to the stadium entrance, making sure to stop six feet from […]

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Mid-American Conference Schools Form Esports Collegiate Conference

The Mid-American Conference will have its 12 member schools form the Esports Collegiate Conference starting with the 2020–2021 academic year with fall and spring seasons in a variety of titles. The Esports Collegiate Conference will provide structure, scheduling and championship opportunities and will operate separately from the Mid-American Conference. The founding members are University of […]

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Full Sail University will open a dedicated sports arena in May called "The Fortress." Photo: Full Sail University

The Fortress Enters the Esports Stage

The largest esports arena to be constructed on a U.S. college campus is scheduled to open this month at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The private, for-profit school has invested $6 million into what it is calling “The Fortress,” an arena that will house its Armada esports team. The venue will also host […]

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NCAA Emerging Sports at 25

In the early 1990s—years after the passage of Title IX was supposed to guarantee an equal playing field for women student-athletes—the numbers were still not adding up at NCAA headquarters. While student enrollment at most universities was split fairly evenly between the sexes, women made up only 30 percent of all student-athletes on campus. Faced […]

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