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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. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. TENNIS: Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Withdraws from U.S. Open Posted: Thursday, August 25 With the final Grand Slam of the tennis season about to start […]

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Brett Frood has been named the fifth commissioner in the history of the National Lacrosse League.

Brett Frood Named New Commissioner of National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League has named Brett Frood as commissioner. Frood joins the NLL from Stewart-Haas Racing, where he has served as president of the NASCAR team since its inception in 2008. Frood led all business initiatives for the championship-winning Stewart-Hass Racing organization, which is co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Tony Stewart and industrialist […]

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The National Lacrosse League and USA Lacrosse have announced a partnership that aims to expand the sport.

National Lacrosse League, USA Lacrosse Announce Strategic Partnership

A strategic partnership that is a landmark collaboration in the world of lacrosse has been announced between the National Lacrosse League and USA Lacrosse. The two brands have come together in agreement to unify efforts to help the sport grow with a specific focus on box lacrosse. “We’re committed to expanding our presence in the box […]

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Jessica Berman Named National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner

Jessica Berman has been named the next commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League as the league readies for its 10th season of competition. “I’m honored to be the next commissioner of the NWSL and grateful to the owners for their confidence in me,” said Berman. “Working on behalf of, and in partnership with, our […]

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Nick Sakiewicz Resigns as National Lacrosse League Commissioner

National Lacrosse League Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz has announced he will resign from the position to pursue other interests but will continue to advise the league until June 30, 2022. Deputy Commissioner Jessica Berman will assume the commissioner role while the indoor lacrosse league begins its search for a new leader. Under Sakiewicz’s term as commissioner, […]

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National Lacrosse League Expanding to Las Vegas

The National Lacrosse League officially announced that Las Vegas will be joining the league as an expansion franchise with a target date of the fall 2022 to begin play. The new franchise will be co-owned by Wayne Gretzky, Dustin Johnson, Steve Nash and Joe Tsai. Mark Fine has been named chief executive officer of the […]

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National Lacrosse League Expands to Fort Worth

The National Lacrosse League has awarded an expansion franchise to Fort Worth, Texas, with the league’s 14th team scheduled to start play in the 2021–22 season. It is the first time the NLL has expanded into Texas in its 34-year history. “We welcome Fort Worth as our 14th team and are excited to be working […]

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Jessica Berman Named Deputy Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League has named Jessica Berman deputy commissioner and executive vice president of business affairs. Berman spent the last 13 years with the National Hockey League, most recently as vice president of community development, culture and growth. According to the NLL, Berman will become the first woman to hold the title of deputy […]

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National Lacrosse League Partners With USBoxLA

To continue growth at the grassroots level, the National Lacrosse League has partnered with the U.S. Box Lacrosse Association, a box-specific governing body whose mission is to develop and promote box lacrosse in the United States. The multiyear partnership will focus on the development of players, coaches and officials, as well as joint marketing and […]

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