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The Latest on COVID’s Effect on Sports: Division II Team Moves Football Games from Canada to U.S.

COVID-19 and its resulting variants from delta to omicron has forced two-plus years of cancellations, postponements and adjustments for the sports-event industry. As events have come back online, here is a regular look at where things stand and storylines that have been emerging. You can also see our past reporting on what the sports-event industry […]

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After a successful 2022 Pro Bowl at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the NFL will bring the all-star event back in 2023.

2023 NFL Pro Bowl Returning to Las Vegas

The National Football League will bring the Pro Bowl back to Las Vegas for 2023 as the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority approved up to $1.75 million on Tuesday so that the event can be held again in Sin City. The LVCVA’s Tuesday agenda said the game would be held on February 5, 2023. […]

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Troy Vincent, left, and Pierre Trochet have been announced as co-chairs of “Vision28” Group to spearhead flag football’s efforts for Olympic inclusion. Photo via The World Games

Group to Spearhead Flag Football’s Pitch for 2028 Olympic Summer Games

The newly formed “Vision28” Group has been created to lead flag football’s efforts towards inclusion at the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles, it was announced during The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama. Pierre Trochet and Troy Vincent have been named co-chairs of the group. Trochet is president of the International Federation of […]

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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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Buccaneers Announce Additional End Zone Seating

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will expand its seating capacity at Raymond James Stadium by 3,600 seats with an additional seating area named The Krewe’s Nest in the south end zone, which will increase the stadium’s capacity to nearly 70,000. In addition to discounted parking, Krewe’s Nest season pass holders will also receive 2022 playoff purchase […]

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Monica Paul (Dallas Sports Commission), Dan Hunt (FC Dallas), Gerardo Torrado (FMF), Jerry Jones (Dallas Cowboys) and Pablo Zarate (SUM) were on hand for Thursday's announcement in Dallas.

Mexican Men’s National Soccer Team Extends Deal in Dallas

As North America readies for the 2026 World Cup, one area of the United States is continuing its year-round initiatives to bring the sport to more people. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas, NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Sports Commission have announced a four-year renewal of the 2019 partnership that […]

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NFL Combine
The 2023 and 2024 NFL Combines will remain in Indianapolis after 35 years in the city, dating back to the first Combine in 1987.

NFL Combine Will Return to Indianapolis for 2023 and 2024

The NFL Combine is staying in the only home it has ever known. After some uncertainty if the Combine would move to a new city for the first time in its 35-year history, Indianapolis was awarded the 2023 and 2024 events at the NFL Spring League Meeting in Atlanta after an extensive bid process. This […]

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The Steelers Hall of Honor Museum is scheduled to open during the 2022 regular season.

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor Museum to Open at Heinz Field

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most storied and accomplished franchises in any sport. The six-time Super Bowl Champions will now be celebrating those who have helped the organization reach those heights. The Steelers announced a new addition to Heinz Field that will further commemorate former players, coaches and other contributors with the construction […]

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Patriots Groundbreaking
The $225 million renovation of Gillette Stadium includes the largest outdoor HD stadium video board in the United States and a 218-foot lighthouse.

Gillette Stadium Getting $225 Million Renovation in 2023

Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, is getting a rather pricey anniversary gift from its owners. On May 11, the Patriots broke ground on a $225 million renovation project of Gillette Stadium, which is completely funded by owner Robert Kraft and the Kraft family. The groundbreaking took place on the 20th anniversary of the […]

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Titans Stadium Project Gets $500 Million in State Funding

The latest step in the proposed new stadium for the Tennessee Titans in Nashville was taken on Thursday night as state lawmakers approved a budget with $500 million in bonds to be issued toward construction of a new facility. After briefly axing $500 million in bonds from the budget for the Tennessee Titans’ new stadium […]

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