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Venues Planning for Summer of Recovery

Venues that regularly host youth and amateur sports events have had a hard time in the past year-plus of the pandemic, trying to keep expenses down with no revenue coming in and knowing that there were still things that could not be ignored. But when there is little activity at a venue, looking at things […]

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Fans cheer and take cell phone pictures during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Photo: Eduardo Verdugo/AP Images

2026 World Cup Host Cities Race Heating Up

There are events that any destination would love to host, and then there are events that could transform a destination not only ahead of their arrival but for years to come. The 2026 FIFA World Cup promises to be one of those events and 17 cities throughout the United States are under consideration for 10 […]

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Matt Libber to Lead Maryland Soccer Foundation

Matt Libber has been named executive director of the Maryland Soccer Foundation, which owns and operates the Maryland SoccerPlex, Discovery Sports Center and SAM Soccer. Libber will begin the new position on January 2. He succeeds Trish Heffelfinger, who led the organization for 20 years and retired from the position this month. “Matt brings a passion […]

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