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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

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Indianapolis 500 to Have 135,000 Spectators On Hand

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. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

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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. Tuesday, April 6 BASEBALL: Rangers Sell Out Globe Life Field for Opener Major […]

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The Colorado Rockies warm up for practice on March 31 in Denver. A small number of fans were allowed to watch the Rockies go through a workout Wednesday, the day before the opening-day game between the Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Major League Baseball Moves 2021 All-Star Game to Denver

In a year in which Major League Baseball has tried to deaden the baseball slightly in an attempt to have fewer home runs and bring more strategy into the game, the league will bring its Midsummer Classic to a venue that is known for some long balls leaving the park. Major League Baseball has announced […]

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Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, will not host the 2021 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Major League Baseball Moving 2021 All-Star Game Out of Atlanta

Major League Baseball is moving the 2021 All-Star Game and MLB Draft out of Atlanta after a new Georgia law that includes restrictions on voting by mail and greater legislative control over how elections are run. “I have decided that the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year’s […]

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MLB Promotes Tony Reagins to Oversee Youth and Amateur Growth

Tony Reagins has been promoted to chief baseball development officer of Major League Baseball, where he will oversee the growth of youth and amateur levels of baseball and softball in the United States and internationally. Reagins, who began at MLB in 2015 as senior vice president of the Youth Programs department, will also be tasked […]

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MLB to Stage Game at “Field of Dreams” Site in 2020

If Major League Baseball builds a temporary 8,000-seat ballpark in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, will people come? That’s what MLB will find out on August 13, 2020, when the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees play a regular-season game in Dyersville, Iowa, at the site of the movie “Field of Dreams.” The […]

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Philadelphia to Host 2026 MLB All-Star Game

The 2026 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held in Philadelphia, aligned with the celebration of the 250th anniversary of American independence. The move marks yet another Midsummer Classic aligned with American history for Philadelphia, which hosted in 1976 on the nation’s bicentennial. The game will mark the city’s fifth time hosting and the first […]

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