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The United States and Mexico compete at MetLife Stadium in an international friendly soccer match in 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The stadium will be the host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup final, which was announced in February. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)
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2026 FIFA World Cup: How New York/New Jersey was Awarded the Final and What’s Next

Years of work boiled down to a Sunday afternoon in February. After months of delays, FIFA was finally releasing the match schedule for the 2026 World Cup in North America. The culmination of the TV show — “a tough watch” said more than one person interviewed for this story — was the reveal of where […]

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UPA World Championships, Major League Pickleball to Return to Dallas

The United Pickleball Association, a joint venture between Major League Pickleball and the PPA Tour, will hold its World Championships at the Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas in November. The week’s worth of events will include the World Championship in open amateur, state champions and pro divisions. Last year, Pickleball Boulevard welcomed more than 50,000 […]

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Caitlin Clark
Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates after an overtime win against Nebraska in the final of the Big Ten women's tournament on March 10, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)

2024 NCAA Tournament: How Host Cities Benefit From March Madness

The NCAA Tournament is what makes March mad, with its history of upsets and moments captured and shared throughout the country with both men’s and women’s play turning weekends into long weekends that turn busy offices into quiet, lonely spots with everybody instead watching on their phone or with friends. The time frame from Selection […]

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Dallas to Host U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup Group Stage and Finals

USA Softball and Dallas will host one of three U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup Group Stage events next year as well as the 2025 finals, the World Baseball Softball Confederation announced this week. The group stage is scheduled for August 29 through September 2, the first in WBSC history to have a group stage and […]

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This artist rendering of the new Cotton Bowl shows the improvements that are scheduled to be made. Photo from Overland Partners

Texas, Oklahoma Rivalry Game Staying at Cotton Bowl Through 2036

Oklahoma and Texas announced Wednesday they will keep their annual rivalry game at Cotton Bowl Stadium through 2036 in a deal that includes significant renovations to the facility. In addition to the Dallas Sports Commission and Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District increasing the game fees paid to each school, as part of the agreement, the […]

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Dallas to Host Concacaf Nations League Matches

AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will host the semifinals, third-place match and championship game of the Concacaf Nations League tournament in March 2024 while Toyota Stadium in Frisco will play host to play-in matches for the 2024 Copa America during the same international window. Concacaf made the announcement on Monday ahead of the current international […]

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Winners of the 2023 SportsTravel Awards Announced at TEAMS ’23 in The Palm Beaches

SportsTravel announced the winners of the 2023 SportsTravel Awards during the TEAMS ’23 Conference & Expo in The Palm Beaches of Florida, honoring the best events, venue and host city in the sports-event industry. TEAMS: Travel, Events And Management in Sports, is the world’s largest gathering of event organizers and travel planners from the sports […]

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