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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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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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