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Portland's Diego Valeri takes a corner kick during the MLS is Back Tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. In the background are a series of massive blue screens that the league used for broadcasts to show virtual fan parties and sponsor logos during the tournament.

Case Study: How Major League Soccer
Has Pulled Off Its 25th Season

Major League Soccer began in 1996 with 10 teams. Now in its 25th season, the league has 26 teams as Inter Miami — with world superstar David Beckham as owner — and Nashville SC debuted as the newest expansion franchises. The league was planning a season unlike any other in 2020 to celebrate its silver anniversary, […]

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Orlando Awarded the 2020 USA Taekwondo U.S. Open

USA Taekwondo’s 2020 U.S. Open Championships will be staged in Orlando, Florida, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The event will be held February 27–March 1 and will be designated as a major tournament for all age categories for the first time. “It’s been some time since we have been in Florida, and […]

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Ripken Baseball to Bring Events to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Ripken Baseball have announced a partnership to bring several premier youth baseball tournaments to the venue beginning in 2020. The deal will begin with Ripken Baseball tournaments for ages 6–18 at the venue at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The Ripken Experience at Walt Disney World […]

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