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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. NHL: Only Four Players Unvaccinated as Season Opens Posted: Wednesday, October 13 The […]

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Pac-12 Hires MGM Resorts Executive Geoege Kliavkoff as Commissioner

The Pac-12 Conference has turned to MGM Resorts International executive George Kliavkoff to be its next commissioner, succeeding Larry Scott, whose tenure was marked with controversial steps over the collegiate conference’s media landscape. The 54-year-old Kliavkoff has been president of entertainment and sports for MGM Resorts since 2018 and brings years of experience in live […]

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SoFi Stadium to Host LA Bowl with Pac-12, Mountain West teams

The newest addition to the college football bowl season landscape will the LA Bowl, played at SoFi Stadium in December starting in 2020, between teams from the Mountain West Conference and Pac-12 Conference. The LA Bowl will feature Mountain West’s No. 1 selection versus Pac-12’s No. 5 selection. The game will be at SoFi Stadium, […]

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Pac-12 Conference Extends 76 Partnership

The Pac-12 Conference and 76, a Phillips 66 company, will continue their partnership that sees 76 as the presenting sponsor of the Pac-12 football championship game through 2023 as well as additional sponsorship of the men’s basketball tournament through 2024. As part of the sponsorship extension, 76 will continue to have a significant presence via […]

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USC and Washington face off during their Pac-12 Basketball Tournament game Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the T-Mobile Arena. USC won 78-73. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

Pac-12 Basketball Doubles Down in Las Vegas

The Pac-12 Conference‘s continued emphasis on Las Vegas is only getting stronger, with the league holding its postseason men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in Las Vegas through 2022 plus the creation of a non-conference scheduling series that will be hosted on the Strip. The Coast-to-Coast Challenge will start in December 2020 with Colorado facing TCU, […]

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The new stadium under construction in Inglewood, California, will be the site of the Los Angeles Bowl featuring a Pac-12 and Mountain West team. Photo: Richard Vogel/AP Images

Los Angeles Bowl to Start in 2020 with Pac-12 Conference and Mountain West Teams

The Los Angeles Bowl, which debuts following the 2020 regular season, will match up teams from the Pac-12 Conference and Mountain West Conference at the new LA Stadium and Entertainment District. The conference tie-ins were announced this week during each conference’s respective football media days. The date and sponsor of the game will be named […]

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Las Vegas to Host Pac-12 Football Championship Game in 2020 and 2021

The Pac-12 Conference will move its football championship game to Las Vegas, with the new Raiders Stadium hosting in 2020 and 2021. The announcement was made during Wednesday’s Pac-12 Football Media Day in Los Angeles by league commissioner Larry Scott along with Las Vegas Stadium, the Raiders, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and […]

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The Pac-12 Extends Partnership With 76

The Pac-12 Conference and 76, the retail gas brand owned by energy manufacturing and logistics company Phillips 66, have extended the presenting sponsorship agreement of the Pac-12 championship game. The multiyear deal will have 76 continue as presenting sponsor of the 2019 Pac-12 Football Championship Game. “The Pac-12 Football Championship Game is the pinnacle of our annual conference […]

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