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The Maryland SoccerPlex is now home to the first ever Sports Turf Institute apprenticeship program.

Maryland Soccer Foundation Establishes Sports Turf Institute

The Maryland Soccer Foundation has launched the Sports Turf Institute at The Maryland SoccerPlex, with a first of its kind apprenticeship program leading the way. Four apprentices, plus four existing staff members, are enrolled in the training program that offers both on-site and classroom education. When finished, the apprentices will leave with a total of […]

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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. 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. Unvaccinated Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, Another Part of a Tumultuous Year Posted: Monday, July […]

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MLS, Liga MX Schedule Three Leagues Cup Showcase Matches

Major League Soccer and Liga MX have announced that Leagues Cup Showcase will add three feature matches this September in Cincinnati, Nashville and Salt Lake City in addition to its previously scheduled doubleheader in Los Angeles. For the first time in each club’s history, FC Cincinnati will host Club Deportivo Guadalajara (better known as Chivas), […]

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Major League Soccer and IHG Hotels & Resorts Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Major League Soccer and IHG Hotels & Resorts have announced a multifaceted partnership that designates IHG as Official Hotel Partner of MLS and builds off IHG’s recent launch of the all-new IHG One Rewards loyalty program in April. The partnership between MLS and IHG also capitalizes on the resurgence of travel and will forge a […]

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LA Galaxy, LAFC, Chivas and Club América Headline Leagues Cup Showcase at SoFi Stadium

Major League Soccer and Liga MX will host a four-team doubleheader on August 3 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, with MLS’s two clubs from Los Angeles facing two of the biggest names in Mexican club soccer. The Leagues Cup showcase will match up the Los Angeles Galaxy against Club Deportivo Guadalajara, commonly known as […]

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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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Fans watch Real Salt Lake play host to the Seattle Sounders during the 2021 Major League Soccer regular season at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, on September 18, 2021. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake Sold to David Blitzer, Ryan Smith

Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake has been bought by a group headlined by Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith and David Blitzer, who has his hand in multiple professional sports leagues with Harris Blitzer Sports Entertainment’s ownership of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and NHL’s New Jersey Devils. “The combination of David Blitzer and Ryan Smith’s […]

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2022 eMLS Season Featuring 27 Clubs, Return to Live Events

Major League Soccer and Electronic Arts have announced the competitive schedule and details for the 2022 season of eMLS, the official esports league of Major League Soccer with 27 professional players, each representing an MLS team, and a record-setting $75,000 season prize pool. If conditions allow, the 2022 season eMLS season will see a return […]

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