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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, and forward Anthony Davis wear masks and watch teammates play during the first half against the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles on December 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NBA Strengthens Protocols in Attempt to Stop Outbreaks

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 to subscribe to the SportsTravel Newsletter. Thursday, January 14 BASKETBALL: NBA Strengthens COVID Protocols in Attempt to Stop Outbreaks The NBA, which less […]

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Carolina Panthers Get Final Approval on Rock Hill Development

The long-planned practice facility and development for the Carolina Panthers in the city of Rock Hill, South Carolina, was officially approved by the Rock Hill City Council after two years of discussions. Groundbreaking on the facility has already taken place and will have a long timeline until the final phase is completed in 2056. The […]

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Intuit Extends Sponsorship of NFL Playoffs

When you think about the upcoming NFL playoffs, you can now think about your taxes. The National Football League and Intuit Inc, makers of TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint, have announced a renewal of the company’s official partnership through 2022.  As a part of the agreement, TurboTax Live will now serve as the presenting sponsor of the AFC and […]

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NFL, Epic Games Expand Partnership to Fortnite, Rocket League

The National Football League and Epic Games have extended their partnership to deliver unique NFL-themed integration within Fortnite with new NFL-themed outfits to complement new characters joining the Gridiron Gang, as well as new NFL content to Rocket League. Gridiron Gang Outfits will be available for purchase from Fortnite’s in-game shop with new, redesigned uniforms. […]

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NFL Pro Bowl to Be Staged as Video Game

The 2021 NFL Pro Bowl is headed virtual. The NFL and Electronic Arts have announced that instead of an in-person competition scheduled for Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium, the annual all-star showcase will be a competition staged on the Madden NFL 21 video game. EA Sports and the league intend to create a week-long series of […]

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Long Wait Expected on Washington Football Team’s Stadium Future

While consistently talked about around the Maryland and District of Columbia areas, the fact is that any future stadium project for the Washington Football Team is not going to be determined anytime soon, the team’s president said during a keynote interview at last week’s Association of Luxury Suite Directors virtual meeting. During “Presidents Conversation: The […]

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NFL to Host Madden NFL 21 Tournament for SWAC, MEAC, SIAC and CIAA

The National Football League will host a Madden NFL x HBCU Tournament in partnership with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Southwestern Athletic Conference to connect HBCU communities and encourage competition among Madden NFL players. Tournament participation is open to all registered students at SWAC, MEAC, SIAC, […]

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NFL Delays New Orleans Super Bowl to 2025 Because of Mardi Gras

The National Football League will move the 2024 Super Bowl out of New Orleans and the Superdome because of a conflict with Mardi Gras and will give the city the hosting duties for Super Bowl LIX in 2025 instead, the league has announced. The conflict with Mardi Gras came after the league’s renegotiated CBA with […]

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