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Derek Bombeck Promoted to Visit Lincoln’s Director of Sports

Derek Bombeck has been named director of sports for Visit Lincoln, the result of his continued role locally and on the national scale in building Lincoln as a sports destination. Visit Lincoln is a division of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. With the recent announcement of the Lincoln Youth Complex and other ongoing sports-related developments, […]

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Sports ETA Approves New Board Members, Changes Bylaws

Members of the Sports Event and Tourism Association elected a new board at the first annual membership meeting held since the start of the pandemic. Members also adopted several new bylaw changes that will give more equal benefits to rights holder and industry partner members, and created a new individual membership category. The annual meeting […]

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In college towns across the country, the potential loss of football games will have a significant economic impact. Photo: Tony Ding/AP Images

College Football Towns Prepare to Call an Audible

Before you celebrate a touchdown with your friends and go crazy high-fiving strangers who feel like friends in that moment, you start with the tailgate party hours before kickoff with snacks, all sorts of food on the grill and a football flying through the air. Postgame usually means a drink downtown at a packed sports […]

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