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A Green Bay Packers fan cheers on his team during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams on January 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

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NFL Caps Super Bowl Attendance at 22,000
Including 7,500 Health Care Workers

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. Full Coverage of Super Bowl Planning | Podcast: Organizing a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA […]

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Louisville to Host International Women’s Cup Soccer

Louisville, Kentucky will host the inaugural International Women’s Cup, a four-team professional soccer competition that will include home team Racing Louisville FC as well as the Chicago Red Stars from the National Women’s Soccer League. Organizers say the event will be held on August 18 and August 21 at the new Lynn Family Stadium with […]

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US Youth Soccer Announces New Champions Cup Competition

US Youth Soccer will launch the Champions Cup, a global invitational event, in August 2022 with USYS National Championship clubs competing against the winners of nationally recognized championships from around the country and the world. Selections will be made based on performance in championship-caliber events from around the world to provide an open opportunity to […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. The 2021 event will be held entirely in Orlando, Florida. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

U.S. Soccer Hosts 2021 SheBelieves Cup in Orlando

The sixth annual SheBelieves Cup, organized by U.S. Soccer and bringing together four of the best women’s national teams in the world, will be held February 18–24 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The Cup starts February 18 as Brazil takes on Japan and the USA faces Canada. The tournament resumes February 21 with the […]

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NWSL Leaves Utah, Returns Women’s Professional Soccer to Kansas City

What was in the past is now the present for the National Women’s Soccer League, as the organization will welcome a team back to Kansas City, Missouri, after the market lost a team three years ago to Utah. The NWSL Board of Governors has officially approved an expansion team in Kansas City that will begin […]

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United Premier Soccer League Partners With Mexico’s Liga Premier

The United Premier Soccer League has formed a partnership with a contingency of soccer clubs from Mexico’s Liga Premier and Liga TDP to create UPSL MX, the first time that a league affiliated with the U.S. Soccer Federation has partnered with established clubs in Mexico to create a competitive platform. UPSL MX will provide a […]

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Houston Dash forward Rachel Daly holds the trophy alongside teammates while celebrating their NWSL soccer Challenge Cup championship win over the Chicago Red Stars, in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

NWSL Brings Back Challenge Cup for 2021 Season

The National Women’s Soccer League will bring back the Challenge Cup and integrate the event into its plans for 2021, the league announced this week as part of its overall competition framework for the upcoming season. Players will report to camp on February 1, 2021, with the second annual Challenge Cup starting in mid-April with […]

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Dome Sports Complex Approved in Connecticut

The Day Hill Dome, a new indoor sports complex for soccer and baseball, has been given final approval from the Windsor, Connecticut Planning and Zoning Commission with the 31-acre project targeting an October 2021 completion. With 100,000 square feet of indoor space and an 82-foot ceiling, the Day Hill Dome will havethe ability to have […]

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Colorado Springs Switchbacks Name Downtown Stadium Weidner Field

It will be a new stadium but a familiar name for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks of the USL Championship. The team’s new 8,000-seat stadium in the downtown district will be named Weidner Field when it opens for the 2021 season, extending a sponsorship with Weidner Apartment Homes that exists already with the team’s current home […]

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