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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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The new 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of Arizona State University has been named after Don Mullett and family.

Arizona State Honors Mullett Family With Arena Name

Arizona State University announced the new on-campus multi-purpose arena will be named Mullett Arena in recognition of Donald “Donze” and Barbara Mullett‘s commitment to ASU and Sun Devil Athletics. Mullett Arena, which is managed and operated by Oak View Group, will host Sun Devil hockey, gymnastics and wrestling, as well as concerts, family shows, community […]

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World Hockey Championship Heading to Finland and Latvia in 2023, Switzerland in 2026

The International Ice Hockey Federation’s world championships in 2023 will be jointly hosted by Finland and Latvia after the event was taken out of Russia, while Switzerland will host in 2026 after its previous host turn was cancelled because of COVID-19. The IIHF congress approved the moves on Friday, going to the Nordic region to […]

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Fans, some wearing masks, watch during the second period of an NHL game between the Boston Bruins and the Dallas Stars on October 16, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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Do NHL Fans Need to be Vaccinated to Attend Games?

Below is the full rundown on each NHL team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19, whether they require proof of full vaccination, either vaccination or a negative COVID test, or in some teams’ cases, no policy at all. Ten teams will mandate proof of vaccination for fans this season and eight more will allow […]

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Reagan Carey Named PHF Commissioner

Reagan Carey, the former director of women’s ice hockey and general manager for the women’s national team at USA Hockey, has been named the Premier Hockey Federation’s next commissioner. Carey’s tenure at USA Hockey was highlighted by a gold medal victory at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. She starts with the PHF on May 10 […]

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How the AHL has Survived COVID: Scott Howson on Leading the League Through the Pandemic

Scott Howson was named president of the American Hockey League in February 2020 with plans for a short transition period before assuming control ahead of the 2020–2021 season. Obviously the sports landscape, along with the world landscape, looks a lot different now than it did a little more than two years ago. Howson worked during […]

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New Sports Venues to Watch in 2022

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow with an eye toward sports-related travel in a post-coronavirus world, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 16 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2022. Alabama A&M Event Center Huntsville, Alabama OPENING: […]

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NHL Rebrands Stanley Cup Identity, Logo

The National Hockey League has unveiled a new brand identity and logo for the Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final with a detailed illustration of the Stanley Cup and its engravings anchored in the shape of a championship banner. The new creative will be featured throughout the postseason including in-arena, on-ice, in game broadcasts, […]

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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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Norfolk to Host 2023 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic

The 2023 Warrior/ECHL All-Star Classic will be held in Norfolk, Virginia, the league and hometown Admirals announced. The game will be played at Norfolk Scope Arena on January 16, 2023, making the city one of only two two-time hosts in the game’s history. Events surrounding the game include an All-Star Fan Fest and the 15th […]

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