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

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. TENNIS: Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Withdraws from U.S. Open Posted: Thursday, August 25 With the final Grand Slam of the tennis season about to start […]

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Arizona Coyotes Officially Announce Plans to Play at Arizona State Arena

The Arizona Coyotes officially announced long-rumored plans to spend at least next season playing at Arizona State University’s new multi-purpose arena, making it the smallest venue in the NHL by far at approximately 5,000 seats. The Coyotes will play all home games at the venue from 2022-23 through the 2024-25 NHL season with an additional […]

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NHL Announces 2022-2023 Outdoor Events in Boston and Raleigh; 2023 All-Star Game in Florida

Fenway Park in Boston and Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina, will host outdoor games next season while Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will host the 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend, the league announced during its 2022 All-Star festivities in Las Vegas. The Florida Panthers will host the 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend at FLA Live Arena in […]

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Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86) celebrates his goal with teammates Brendan Smith (7), Maxime Lajoie (42) and Nino Niederreiter (21) during the second period of an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres in Raleigh, North Carolina, on December 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

NHL Players Concerned About Beijing’s COVID Protocols

One of the spotlight events for the upcoming 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, the return of NHL players to the men’s hockey competition, has been overshadowed the past week by another team shutdown and questions from several players about what China has planned for potential positive tests. The realization that — according to China’s […]

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2022 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic Features Maple Leafs, Sabres

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres will face off in the 2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic on March 13, 2022, at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario. The Heritage Classic returns to the NHL regular-season schedule after games in 2019 in Regina, 2016 in Winnipeg, 2014 in Vancouver, 2011 in Calgary and 2003 […]

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Arizona Coyotes Working Toward Acquiring Land for Tempe Arena

The Arizona Coyotes have submitted a bid for what could be its next permanent home in the drawn-out saga involving one of the National Hockey League’s franchises and the arena that has said this upcoming NHL season will be its last hosting the team. The city of Tempe received a response before its Thursday deadline […]

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Minneapolis and Nashville to Host NHL Outdoor Games in 2022  

The National Hockey League will return to the outdoors for two events next season and will bring its All-Star Weekend to Las Vegas for the first time. The outdoor games will be staged in Minneapolis for the 2022 NHL Winter Classic while Nashville will host the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series. The […]

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The puck is dropped for the NHL hockey All Star final game between the Atlantic Division and the Pacific Division Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

NHL Signs New Media Agreement With ESPN, ABC Including Stanley Cup Final

The National Hockey League will return to ESPN after a 17-year hiatus starting with the 2021–2022 season as part of a seven-year broadcasting agreement that will see four Stanley Cup finals over the length of the partnership on ABC as well as more than 1,000 games per season streaming on ESPN Plus. ESPN and the […]

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NHL Releases Details on Outdoor Events at Lake Tahoe

The National Hockey League has released specifics about its NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe series, which will feature two regular-season outdoor games along the south shore of North America’s largest alpine lake. The Bridgestone NHL Outdoors Saturday will feature the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights on February 20 while the Honda NHL Outdoors […]

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