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Ohio State defensive lineman Robert Landers (67) celebrates recovering a Michigan fumble in the first half of a college football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on November 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Big Ten Going Conference-Only in Fall Sports

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. Thursday, July 9 COLLEGE SPORTS: Big Ten Conference Going Conference-Only in Fall Sports The Big Ten Conference has made the biggest move in adjusting the Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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Brewers’ Ballpark to Undergo Name Change

The home of the Milwaukee Brewers will be Miller Park for only one more season after the team announced its new naming rights partner starting in 2021 will be American Family Insurance. The Major League Baseball franchise has signed a 15-year contract for the naming rights with the insurance firm starting January 1, 2021. The Continue Reading

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New York Mets Spring Training Stadium Renamed

The home of the New York Mets for spring training along with its Class A short-season team will be renamed in February from First Data Field to Clover Park after a corporate takeover. First Data was bought in 2019 by Fiserv, a payments and financial services technology company. Fiserv operates a platform called Clover, which Continue Reading

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Seattle Mariners Offer Build-Your-Own Season Ticket Program

The Seattle Mariners will try to get more fans to T-Mobile Park by offering more flexibility to create a season-ticket package for consumers than ever before in Major League Baseball. The “fully flexible” membership option will allow fans to pick how many tickets they want to buy, plus the seat locations and for how many Continue Reading

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Washington's Juan Soto celebrates in the dugout after his home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series in Houston. Photo: Matt Slocum/AP Images

Destination DC Goes Big for Nationals in World Series

When you have the World Series in your backyard for the first time since before World War II, you pull out all the stops. So as Juan Soto led the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 victory against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the Fall Classic on October 22 in Houston, Destination DC was Continue Reading

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MLB to Stage Game at “Field of Dreams” Site in 2020

If Major League Baseball builds a temporary 8,000-seat ballpark in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, will people come? That’s what MLB will find out on August 13, 2020, when the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees play a regular-season game in Dyersville, Iowa, at the site of the movie “Field of Dreams.” The Continue Reading

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Major League Baseball to Launch Esports League in China

Major League Baseball will get into the esports arena with the launch of a new league in seven Chinese cities, according to multiple reports. The MLB China eSports League will be held in Chongqing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Beijing, Hangzhou, Suzhou during the regular season and Shanghai for the playoffs with MLB: The Show being run. The Continue Reading

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