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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

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 the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   BASEBALL: Yankees-Red Sox Game Postponed by COVID Issues in New York; Outbreak […]

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Fort Scott running back Jasmin Hopkins, right, rushes past Blinn's Duke Bohall during the first half of the NJCAA national championship football game in Pittsburg, Kansas, in 2009. (AP Photo/Mike Gullett)

NJCAA Football Creates Divisions and Playoff System

The NJCAA has announced changes to the structure of football that will create increased opportunities for the sport to flourish at the two-year level including the creation of Division I and  Division III, implementation of a Division I national championship playoff system, addition of a Division III national championship and separate division rankings. Currently, NJCAA […]

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Camping World Stadium to Host 2022 Bowl Week

Orlando’s Camping World Stadium will be the new home to the 2022 Spiral Bowl Week, which features the Tropical Bowl (NCAA Division 1 College All-Stars), All-America Classic (high school seniors), and All-America Underclassmen (high school) football games. Bowl Week debuts January 12–15, 2022, and also offers players an Orlando experience inclusive of a visit to […]

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Shrine Bowl College Football All-Star Game Heads to Las Vegas in 2022

The East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game will be played on February 3, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas as part of NFL Pro Bowl week. Televised nationally on NFL Network, the game will bring approximately 125 of the nation’s top college seniors to be coached by NFL staffs for a week of […]

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Little Rock, Arkansas, to Host 2021–2023 NJCAA Football Championships

The NJCAA, along with the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau and Arkansas Parks, Heritage and Tourism, has announced the Arkansas destination as the location for the 2021, 2022, and 2023 NJCAA Football Championships at War Memorial Stadium. The 2021 championship is scheduled for June 5 and will be televised nationally by CBS Sports Network. […]

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Palm Beach County Sports Commission Lands Three NAIA Postseason Events

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission and Keiser University are hosting three National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship events in West Palm Beach, Florida, during the month of April. Keiser University has already hosted the first round of the NAIA football championship series with the second round coming on April 24, along with the recently […]

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North Dakota State wide receiver Phoenix Sproles (11) smiles after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the FCS championship game against James Madison on January 20, 2020 in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

FCS Playoff Predetermined Sites Announced

The NCAA Division I Football Championship committee has revealed the 14 predetermined preliminary round sites for this year’s Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The designation of predetermined sites will have no bearing on the teams selected to participate in the playoff field. Due to the health and safety protocols surrounding the pandemic, it was […]

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NFL Staying With In-Person Activities for 2021 Draft in Cleveland

The 2021 NFL Draft will be held as an in-person event in Cleveland with the rookie draft class near the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, one year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the event to go virtual from Commissioner Roger Goodell‘s house. The league announced some its plans for this year’s three-day event after […]

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Kansas City Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium cheer before their AFC Divisional round playoff game against the Houston Texans in Kansas City, Missouri on January 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

Kansas City Chiefs Announce Naming Rights Agreement for GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

The Kansas City Chiefs‘ raucous home stadium will have a new name. Beginning with the 2021 NFL season, the home of the Chiefs will be GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, with both the team and new partner saying they are committed to ensuring Arrowhead Stadium remains the identity of the stadium. The announcement expands on […]

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New England Patriots fans cheer in the stands before a game against the Miami Dolphins on December 29, 2019, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

New England Patriots and Revolution Sign Deal With Esports Entertainment Group

The Esports Entertainment Group has announced a multiyear sponsorship with Kraft Sports and Entertainment to be the official esports tournament provider sponsor of the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. As part of the agreement, EEG will use Patriots and Revolution marks to promote its bi-annual esports tournaments on its Esports Gaming League […]

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