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IndyCar Adds Music City GP in Nashville to 2021 Schedule

The IndyCar Series will add a little bit of country to the sounds of its engines rolling through town starting in 2021 with the Music City Grand Prix in Nashville, Tennessee. The race will feature a street course through downtown and circling Nissan Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and MLS’s Nashville SC. Nissan […]

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Peter O’Reilly: How the NFL Pulled Off a Virtual Draft

Coming off a 2019 NFL Draft that attracted an estimated 600,000 people over three days in Nashville, the professional football league felt confident the 2020 Draft in Las Vegas would be its largest one yet. And then the coronavirus pandemic sent everything in the other direction. No crowds on the Las Vegas Strip. No prospects […]

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Music City Bowl Gets New Naming Rights Sponsor

The Music City Bowl game will get a new naming rights sponsor starting with the 2020 event as TransPerfect will be a multiyear sponsor. The Music City Bowl has been played since 1998 in Nashville, Tennessee, at Vanderbilt University before moving to Nissan Stadium, the home of the Tennessee Titans. It has been sponsored by […]

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San Jose, Nashville, to Host 2021, 2022 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

U.S. Figure Skating has named San Jose, California, as the host of the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, and Nashville as the host for the 2022 event. The 2021 championships will be staged January 11–17, and will be held in San Jose for the fourth time. The 2022 championships will take place January 3–9 […]

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Fans crowd downtown to watch the 2019 NFL Draft on April 26 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: AP Images/Doug Benc

NFL Draft in Nashville Shatters Attendance Record

Nashville, Tennessee, shattered attendance records for an NFL Draft, with the league estimating that 600,000 people attended the three days of the draft held downtown. The closet previous estimate was 275,000 when Philadelphia hosted in 2017. In addition, the league reported that the event set new records in media consumption, with an estimated 6.1 million […]

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Built for LAFC, the newly opened Banc of California Stadium will also be one of many venues used during the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Major League Soccer

Home-Field Advantage

A burst of special effects, a flurry of streamers and Flo Rida’s “My House” blaring on the speakers marked the official opening of Banc of California Stadium, a $350 million venue built for Los Angeles Football Club, the most recent Major League Soccer expansion team to begin play. Making its debut in April as the most […]

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