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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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Second NCAA Gender Equity Report Recommends More Combined Championships

The second part of a report by a law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate gender equity issues issued recommendations that include the potential for a combined championship structure for men and women in multiple sports. “We have seen that combining at least some portion of the men’s and women’s championship for a given […]

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Lucas Oil Stadium will host the 2021 NCAA Final Four. (Photo: Visit Indy)

NCAA to Allow Limited Attendance at Basketball Tournaments

The NCAA has determined it will allow up to 25 percent attendance capacity at the 2021 Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament across Indiana, with plans in place for physical distancing of those fans. The Women’s Basketball Tournament, which will be staged in and around San Antonio, will allow up to 17 percent from the Sweet […]

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NCAA Bans Mississippi from Hosting All Championship Rounds

The NCAA Board of Governors has expanded the association’s Confederate flag policy and will no longer allow schools in Mississippi to host any round of a championship event on campus, even if their tournament seeding or ranking otherwise entitled them to host. The previous policy only prevented the NCAA from awarding a rotating championship to […]

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UCLA Athletic Director Becomes U.S. University Federation President

UCLA Athletics Director Dan Guerrero, who will retire at the school effective June 30, will start his new job the day after as the next president of the United States International University Sports Federation. Guerrero will serve a four-year term as president. He has been part of the federation since 2015 and formerly was the […]

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NCAA Lifts Hosting Ban for States With Sports Betting

Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would allow all states to offer legalized sports wagering, the NCAA has announced it is temporarily lifting its longtime ban on staging championship events in states that allow betting on single games. The NCAA Board of Governors decided to lift the ban to “ensure championship location continuity by […]

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