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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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The nine Pac-12 softball teams will compete in the inaugural conference championship tournament in 2023.

Arizona to Host Inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship in 2023

The University of Arizona’s Hillenbrand Stadium will host the inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship, scheduled to take place May 10–13, 2023. Teams will play once per day at the 2023 Pac-12 Softball Championship. The four-day event will begin with a play-in game between the eighth and ninth-place teams in the regular-season standings. That winner will advance […]

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Stanford forward Erica McCall and South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson jump for the opening tip during a NCAA Women's Final Four game on March 31, 2017 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Women’s Final Four Future Host Finalists Unveiled

Seven cities, including two first-time bidders, are among the finalists to host future editions of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four from 2027 through 2031. The finalists include Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena); Dallas (American Airlines Center); Indianapolis (Gainbridge Fieldhouse); Portland, Oregon (Moda Center); Sacramento, California (Golden 1 Center); San Antonio (Alamodome); and Tampa, Florida (Amalie […]

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The National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships (NCWWC) will move to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for three years, starting in 2023.

National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships Move to Cedar Rapids

The National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships has found a new home. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the Alliant Energy PowerHouse will host the 2023–2025 events, the first time the NCWWC has taken place in the city. “Cedar Rapids is excited to welcome the top collegiate women’s wrestlers from across the country for the National Championships in […]

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Boston to Host 2024 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in 2024 will be held at the TRACK at new balance at Boston Landing in Brighton, Massachusetts, in partnership with New Balance, Boston College and UMass Lowell. The event will bring 400 of the best track-and-field student-athletes to Boston for the two-day competition, […]

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Matt Hogue: Growing a Division I Athletics Program at Coastal Carolina

In the increasing competitive collegiate landscape, it is becoming harder and harder to stand out. But Coastal Carolina University is a prime example of a university that has managed its growth well, fielding a football team that has become a powerhouse out of nowhere in recent years and a formidable basketball program. Its new football […]

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NCAA President Mark Emmert to Step Down by 2023

Mark Emmert will step down as president of the NCAA until a successor is in place or by June 30, 2023. The decision was a mutual agreement between Emmert and the NCAA Board of Governors, according to an announcement, and ends a tenure that saw dramatic shifts in the collegiate landscape including issues around name, image and […]

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Women’s Final Four Shines Spotlight on Minnesota’s Basketball Culture

The 27-year wait was worth it for the basketball-mad region of Minneapolis-St. Paul after a Women’s Final Four that was in many ways the first major event that the city was able to organize since the pandemic. More than 36,000 fans attended games at the Target Center between the two semifinals on April 1 and […]

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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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USOPC, NCAA Announce Olympic and Paralympic Sport Cooperation Agreement

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and NCAA have announced a strengthened Olympic and Paralympic Sport Cooperation Agreement through 2024 in an effort to keep the Olympic sports programs in the collegiate sports alive and thriving across all divisions. A joint statement between the USOPC and NCAA said the new agreement terms are rooted […]

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