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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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KC Current Release Updated Renderings of Downtown Stadium

The Kansas City Current have released new renderings for the first stadium purpose-built for a National Women’s Soccer League team with an expanded capacity of 11,500 along with in-stadium amenities like a Concourse Club and Scoreboard Bar. The privately funded stadium at Berkley Riverfront Park will have a 50-year lease agreement with Port KC on […]

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NWSL Joins Daytona Soccer Fest With Match Between Orlando Pride and Racing Louisville FC

Daytona International Speedway will host a NWSL match between the Orlando Pride and Racing Louisville FC as part of Daytona Soccer Fest, which promises to bring entertainment and soccer to the iconic venue known for the annual Daytona 500. The game, originally scheduled for July 2 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, will instead be on […]

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The Women’s Cup Expands for 2022 Return to Louisville

The Women’s Cup, an international club competition that was held in a four-team format last year, will expand to six teams this season at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, home of NWSL club Racing Louisville FC. Two clubs from Europe, along with Liga MX Femenil’s Club América from Mexico and the WE League’s Nippon […]

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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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Jessica Berman Named National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner

Jessica Berman has been named the next commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League as the league readies for its 10th season of competition. “I’m honored to be the next commissioner of the NWSL and grateful to the owners for their confidence in me,” said Berman. “Working on behalf of, and in partnership with, our […]

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Delta Partnering With National Women’s Soccer League, Women’s Sports Foundation

Delta Air Lines has announced new partnerships with the National Women’s Soccer League on the eve of its 10th anniversary season and the Women’s Sports Foundation. As the first airline sponsor of the NWSL, Delta will work with the league to support its athletes through women’s empowerment programs and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives. The […]

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San Diego Wave FC Unveils Official Team Crest and Colors

San Diego Wave has unveiled the official team crest and colors representing the newest franchise of the National Women’s Soccer League. A wave, cresting in the Pacific Ocean blues, sits front and center as the mark of Wave FC.  And under the banner of the city’s name are the colors of the horizon. “We are […]

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OL Reign Returns Home to Seattle

OL Reign will relocate from Tacoma to Seattle and Lumen Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders, starting with the 2022 National Women’s Soccer League season. OL Reign will make the move to Lumen Field from its current home at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, where the team moved in 2019. At the time, […]

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Kansas City NWSL and Port KC Finalize Plans for First NWSL Purpose-Built Stadium

Kansas City’s National Women’s Soccer League team has announced plans for the league’s first purpose-built soccer stadium that would be located along the city’s riverfront with a cost of approximately $70 million. Kansas City NWSL owners Angie Long, Chris Long and Brittany Matthews made the announcement 10 months since the group was awarded a franchise […]

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