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Melvin Tennant: A Discussion on Race and Diversity in the Travel Industry

 Minneapolis has found itself at the center of attention in a national and now global discussion on issues of systemic racism and police reform in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department. In this episode of the SportsTravel Podcast, SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz […]

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Minneapolis Awarded the 2021 NHL Winter Classic

Minneapolis will host the 2021 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 1, 2021, with the game to be staged at Target Field, the home of the MLB Minnesota Twins. The Minnesota Wild will host the game with an opponent to be determined. The game will mark the 13th Winter Classic and the 31st regular-season outdoor game overall […]

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Minneapolis to Host 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials

Minneapolis will host the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and track and field, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee has announced. It is the second time that the trials will have three sports concurrently organized, having been held in that fashion in 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 2020 event, to […]

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NASC Changes Name to Sports Events & Tourism Association

The National Association of Sports Commissions has announced its new name and brand identity—Sports Events & Tourism Association, or Sports ETA—which will take full effect January 1, 2020. The announcement came during the organization’s annual symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee, and comes after more than two years of work by a branding committee that employed the help […]

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