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Army vs. Air Force Football Moving to Texas’ Globe Life Field

The Lockheed Martin Commanders’ Classic annual college football game between the Air Force Academy and the Army will be moved to Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, for the 2021 and 2022 seasons, the first time that the home of the Texas Rangers will host a football event. The two-year agreement begins on November 6, […]

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Brave New World Series

I love sports, I enjoy travel and I enjoy traveling for sports. While I and other inveterate sports travelers endure this pandemic, I have been looking forward to a day when sports-related travel would again dot my calendar. However, in a serendipitous and mountain-coming-to-Muhammad moment, sports-related travel came to me. The announcement by Major League […]

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This photo shows a statue of Nolan Ryan in the empty plaza outside Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The Texas Rangers would have played the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, in what would have been the opening day for the new ballpark, before the season was postponed due to the new coronavirus. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

The Incredible Shrinking Venues

The coronavirus pandemic is going to have short- and mid-term impacts on the fan experience at stadiums. An enforced social-distancing policy by its very nature will likely lead to fewer people allowed in stadiums and arenas when sports return in earnest. And it remains unclear what if any long-term impact there may be on seating […]

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New Venues to Watch in 2020

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 10 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2020. AdventHealth Field House and Conference Center Winter Haven, Florida Opened: December 2019 Located less than 50 miles from […]

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Texas Rangers Secure Globe Life Field Partnerships

The Texas Rangers have secured six new sponsorships for areas around Globe Life Field as the ballpark gets closer to its grand opening. Among the sponsorships is the Lexus Home Plate Club, located at field level directly behind home plate that will include a full-service bar, plus in-seat food and beverage service. Along the first-base […]

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Big 12 Baseball Moves to Arlington in 2022

The Big 12 Conference will move its annual baseball tournament out of Oklahoma City after the 2021 event to Arlington, Texas, with the event to be held at the new home of the Texas Rangers from 2022 through 2024. The 2021 event will be held in Oklahoma City’s Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, its traditional home for […]

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New Arlington Convention Center Project Approved

Arlington, Texas, will get a new 150,000-square-foot convention center as part of an expanded $810 million mega-project in the city’s entertainment district that will start construction in 2020 and be ready by 2023. The project, approved by the Arlington City Council, will be developed as a public-private partnership with Loews Hotels, the Texas Rangers, Cordish […]

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Globe Life Park Begins XFL and USL Conversion

Globe Life Park, the former home of the Texas Rangers, will be converted into a venue to host two professional sports teams in Arlington starting in 2020. Details released show the venue being used to host the Dallas Renegades of the reborn XFL football league, plus soccer matches for the USL League One club North […]

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