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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.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Cal and USC Postpone Game Over COVID-19 Outbreak Posted: November […]

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Allegiant Stadium Named Home of Leagues Cup Final for 2021 and 2022

Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will be the host for the 2021 and 2022 Leagues Cup, the annual tournament between teams from both Major League Soccer and Liga MX. “The passionate soccer market of Las Vegas is the perfect host for the Leagues Cup Final in 2021 and 2022,” said MLS Commissioner Don Garber. “We […]

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber, left, and Liga MX Executive President Mikel Arriola reveal a scarf for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game that will be played in August at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy Major League Soccer

MLS, Liga MX All-Stars To Meet in 2021 All-Star Game

Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Liga MX, leagues that have grown increasingly close in the past few years, will continue that relationship by having the 2021 MLS All-Star Game be a matchup of all-star teams between the two leagues for the first time after plans for a 2020 matchup were canceled by the pandemic. The […]

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At the official announcement of the 2020 MLS All-Star Game against the Liga MX All-Stars in Los Angeles is, from left: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, Liga MX President Enrique Bonilla, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, LAFC Chairman Tom Penn.

2020 MLS All-Stars to Face Liga MX at Banc of California Stadium

The increasingly close relationship between Major League Soccer and Liga MX in Mexico took another step with the official announcement that the 2020 MLS All-Star Game, awarded to Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, will be a matchup of all-star teams between the two leagues for the first time. The All-Star Game will be […]

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Las Vegas to Host Leagues Cup Championship Game

Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium will host the inaugural championship game of the Leagues Cup, a competition between selected teams from Major League Soccer and Liga MX, on September 18. “Las Vegas is an exciting market that has become a destination for professional teams and marquee sports events, and we’re proud to bring the inaugural […]

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MLS and Liga MX Launch New Leagues Cup

Major League Soccer and Liga MX have launched an annual competition between the top two professional soccer leagues in North America with the support and sanctioning of Concacaf. The first version of the new Leagues Cup tournament will be staged at designated MLS venues in July. It will feature four clubs from each league in […]

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