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Montreal Canadiens left wing Christian Dvorak scores a goal against Dallas Stars goaltender Jake Oettinger during the third period of a game in Dallas on January 18, 2022. The Canadiens won 5-3. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
NHL Still Plans to Finish Season on Time

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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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)

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.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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Fans fill Allegiant Stadium before an NFL game between the Las Vegas Raiders and the Washington Football Team on December 5, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Las Vegas to Host Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium

Vegas, Baby. The NFL has awarded hosting rights for Super Bowl LVIII in 2024 to Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, the league announced after multiple reports indicated that was the choice. The official announcement was made today during the league’s owners meetings in Dallas. The 2024 Super Bowl was originally scheduled for New Orleans but […]

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Enhancements Coming to Gillette Stadium

The home of the New England Patriots is set to undergo dramatic enhancements that the franchise believes will have the venue ready to be home for NFL action for decades to come. Beginning in early 2022, construction of the most dramatic Gillette Stadium improvements since its opening in 2002 will begin in the north end […]

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NFL Appoints Alexander Steinforth to Lead Growth in Germany

Alexander Steinforth, currently managing director of Deutsche Sport Marketing, is to join the National Football League as General Manager, Germany. Steinforth’s role will see him drive and execute the league’s business in Germany including fan growth, commercial success, regular-season games and development of community programs. The league has 19 million fans in Germany and has […]

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NFL Advances Three German Cities as Potential Hosts

The National Football League is in discussion with three cities in Germany to host regular season games in years to come. After an initial period of expressions of interest, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich will proceed to the candidate phase of the process, which will include deeper conversations about which city may emerge as the first German city to host […]

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Chicago Bears Sign Purchase Agreement for Potential Stadium Site

The Chicago Bears, who have played at Soldier Field since 1971 other than a one-year break while the venue underwent an extensive renovation, may be leaving the venerable site on the banks of Lake Michigan for good. The team has reportedly signed a purchase agreement for Arlington International Racecourse, which could potentially become the site […]

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Fubo Sportsbook Plans Betting Lounge at MetLife Stadium with Jets Partnership

Fubo Sportsbook has announced right before the 2021 NFL regular season a multi-year partnership with the New York Jets that will include a Fubo Sportsbook Lounge at MetLife Stadium for Jets home games opening this season. The partnership is officially expected to launch in the fourth quarter 2021 subject to all applicable regulatory approvals and […]

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