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The Connecticut offensive line sets down against South Florida during the second half of a game in East Hartford, Connecticut, on October 5, 2019. The Huskies have announced that the 2020 season has been canceled. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Connecticut Becomes First FBS Program to Cancel Season;
Division II and Division III Cancels Fall Championships

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. Wednesday, August 5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Connecticut Becomes First FBS Program to Cancel Football Season The University of Connecticut became the first Football Bowl Subdivision program Continue Reading

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Henderson, Nevada, Approves Bonds for New Arena

The Vegas Golden Knights‘ new AHL affiliate in nearby Henderson, Nevada, got one step closer to having its own facility when the Henderson City Council voted to approve $60 million in bonds for a new 6,000-seat multipurpose venue in the city. The vote approved the funding for construction, with approval for the construction itself to Continue Reading

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NWHL Expands With First Team in Canada

The National Women’s Hockey League has announced an expansion team in Toronto that will play when the league opens its sixth season. The team will be the league’s first in Canada. The ownership team will be led by Johanna Neilson Boynton, who played four years at Harvard and is the CEO and co-Founder of Boynton Continue Reading

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Raleigh to Host 2021 Outdoor NHL Game

The National Hockey League will bring its Stadium Series event to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 2021, with the Carolina Hurricanes to host a team to be determined on February 20. The game will be staged at Carter-Finley Stadium, the home of the North Carolina State football team. The stadium seats more than 57,500 spectators. The 2021 Continue Reading

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NHL Leaves New Sled Hockey Bench as an Event Legacy

A new on-ice prototype for sled hockey benches has been unveiled as part of a legacy effort from the Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series game to be played in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The program, a partnership between the NHL, the Colorado Avalanche, USA Hockey and Athletica Sport, is designed to accommodate sled players Continue Reading

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Golden Knights Buy San Antonio AHL Team for Relocation

The Vegas Golden Knights have bought the American Hockey League franchise in San Antonio with the intentions of moving it to Henderson, Nevada, before the start of the 2020–2021 AHL season. The purchase and relocation is subject to approval from the American Hockey League Board of Governors. The San Antonio Rampage are currently the top Continue Reading

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USA Hockey Announces 2021 National Championship Sites

USA Hockey will hold national championships in 10 different cities throughout nine states in the 2021 season. The national governing body has organized the country’s ice hockey national championship tournaments since 1938 as more than 4,000 players compete for American hockey top honors in youth, girls, women’s, sled, high school and adult divisions. Title sponsors Continue Reading

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Alaska Airlines Partners with NHL Seattle Franchise

The NHL team in Seattle does not yet have a nickname, but it does have a big-name sponsor and partner. Alaska Airlines will be the official airline and founding partner of the hockey team, with a 36,000-square-foot space at the main entrance to the south side to the team’s New Arena at Seattle Center renamed Continue Reading

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