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The Las Vegas Raiders game has been moved from Sunday night as a contingency in case it cannot be played. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL Once Again Readjusts Weekend Schedule

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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Gasparilla Bowl Gets New Title Sponsor

The Gasparilla Bowl will have a new title sponsor in Union Home Mortage for the ESPN-backed bowl in Tampa, Florida, at the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl will be played this year at Raymond James Stadium as part of a multi-year title sponsorship. This year’s game will be […]

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The inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during game action between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints.

NFL Delays New Orleans Super Bowl to 2025 Because of Mardi Gras

The National Football League will move the 2024 Super Bowl out of New Orleans and the Superdome because of a conflict with Mardi Gras and will give the city the hosting duties for Super Bowl LIX in 2025 instead, the league has announced. The conflict with Mardi Gras came after the league’s renegotiated CBA with […]

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So, What Happens to College Football’s Bowl Season?

Last year’s college football season was historic — the 150th anniversary of the sport became a season-long celebration culminating with one of the modern era’s most dominant teams ever, LSU, crushing Clemson to win the College Football Playoff championship game. This year’s season will be perhaps even more historic … and not for celebratory reasons. […]

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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

(Editor’s note: Since this story was published on July 24, the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences have postponed fall sports, including college football.) 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 […]

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Dany Garcia and RedBird Capital Partners Buy XFL From Bankruptcy

Dany Garcia, pro wrestling and movie star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and RedBird Capital Partners have bought the XFL spring football league through its parent company, Alpha Entertainment LLC, for approximately $15 million. The transaction is subject to bankruptcy court approval at a hearing on August 7 and is expected to close on or shortly […]

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Buffalo Bills’ Stadium Naming Rights to End

The name for the Buffalo Bills’ stadium in Orchard Park, New York, is changing after an economic backlash against the naming rights sponsor. New Era Field will be no more after the company asked to be released from its naming rights agreement. The team and company, which is based in Buffalo, issued a statement on […]

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NFL Extends Partnership with EA Sports

The National Football League has extended its agreement with Electronic Arts and the NFL Players Association that will allow EA Sports’ Madden NFL to have exclusive rights to create authentic NFL simulation games. In addition, the entities will partner to develop games in new genres, expanded esports programs and additional experiences for fans across other platforms. […]

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Allegiant Announces Partnership with Indianapolis Colts

Allegiant Airlines has become the official airline of the Indianapolis Colts in a partnership that will see the carrier have a branded section of the NFL team’s home stadium. Allegiant has been an airline sponsor of the Colts since 2015, but this multiyear agreement renames the upper terrace level of Lucas Oil Stadium as the […]

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