Dayton Dream Denied
A view of the March Madness logo inside the Dayton Arena, where the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament was set to begin. Photo: Aaron Doster/AP Images

Sports-Event Industry Reacts to Coronavirus Challenges: “It’s Unprecedented”

In one of the most challenging stretches the sports-event industry has ever faced, industry leaders are unsure exactly what a recovery will look like—or when it will happen. But they are looking ahead. One by one, the number of major events and leagues that began canceling or postponing competitions in the wake of the COVID-19 […]

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Atlanta Sports Council Launches Esports Division

The Atlanta Sports Council has launched the Atlanta Esports Alliance with the idea of bringing major esports events to the metropolitan area, adding to the group of established teams that are already located in the area. The announcement was made at DreamHack Atlanta. The Atlanta Esports Alliance’s mandate is to find opportunities for teams, tournaments, […]

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LakePoint Sports Adds Greg Barckhoff to Leadership Team

Greg Barckhoff, who has worked in Atlanta sports marketing and events for more than two decades, will be the executive vice president of partnerships and marketing for LakePoint Sports in the metro Atlanta area. Barckhoff is currently the vice president of partnerships for the Atlanta Basketball Host Committee, which is working with the NCAA to […]

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