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Ken Weinaug Named General Manager of Fox Cities Champion Center

Ken Weinaug has been appointed general manager of Fox Cities Champion Center, an indoor sports venue scheduled to open this fall in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. A Wisconsin native, Weinaug has served in leadership roles with various federal, tribal and local government recreation organizations after retiring with 21 years of active duty with the United States Navy. In […]

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This Week in Team USA: February 25, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below is an upcoming event and information on how to learn more.   American Cup Date: March 1–2 Venue: Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Greensboro, North Carolina Event description: The American Cup is the country’s most prestigious […]

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MGM Sponsors Opening MLB Series in Tokyo

MGM Resorts International has been named title sponsor of the 2019 MGM MLB Opening Series in Tokyo, an opening series that will be played between the Oakland A’s and the Seattle Mariners. The games, which will kick off the Major League Baseball regular season, will be played March 20–21 at the Tokyo Dome. The agreement […]

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A Night With the Crazies

There is no set formula for a sports venue to reach mythical status—“mythical” being defined as “I need to experience it before I die.” Some of the ingredients are tangible: longevity, success of the team that plays there, a history of signature games in the venue. But there are always intangibles as well. That’s what makes a foray […]

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Harrisburg to Host the 2019 NACE National Convention

The National Association of Collegiate Esports has selected Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to host the 2019 NACE National Convention. The convention will be held at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology July 17–19. “The selection of Harrisburg as our host for the 2019 NACE National Convention came after a lengthy request-for-proposal process,” said NACE Executive Director Michael Brooks. “Our selection committee received over […]

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This Week in Team USA: February 18, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below is an upcoming event and information on how to learn more.   FIH Pro League Date: February 2–June 22 Venue: Wake Forest University, Winston‐Salem, North Carolina; Spooky Nook Sports, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Event […]

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USA Swimming and Phillips 66 Renew Partnership Through 2023

USA Swimming and Phillips 66, an energy manufacturing and logistics company, have extended their longtime partnership. The multiyear renewal marks the longest-running partnership in national governing body history, with the 50-year anniversary coming up in 2023. “We are thrilled to have such an engaged partner continue to support our organization and our athletes, helping to shine a […]

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Li Li Leung Named President and CEO of USA Gymnastics

Sports executive Li Li Leung has been appointed president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics, the latest leader to take over control of the embattled national governing body. She most recently served as a vice president at the NBA, where she worked on the league’s international partnerships, and also has experience working with USA […]

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USA Hockey and North American Hockey League Announce Partnership

USA Hockey and the North American Hockey League have partnered to further improve the junior hockey development program in the United States. Through the enhanced, long-term partnership, USA Hockey will provide additional resources to the NAHL to continue to improve all facets of the league, including player development, coaching, officiating and overall visibility. “The North American Hockey League […]

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