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In this May 27, 2015, file photo, workers at Lucas Oil Stadium install the court in Indianapolis as they prepare to host the men's NCAA Final Four. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

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Contingency Plans for NCAA Tournaments Announced

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. How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA Teams Will Have Fans This Season? Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry […]

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Erie to Host Entire NCAA Women’s Ice Hockey Championship

Following similar decisions in basketball, the NCAA has announced that it will stage all rounds of the 2021 Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey Championship in Erie, Pennsylvania, which had been scheduled to host the Frozen Four. Host institution Mercyhurst University, the Erie Sports Commission and Erie Insurance Arena will work in conjunction to host the eight […]

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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.   Saturday, February 6 NFL: Finally, A Pandemic Season Concludes With Super Bowl […]

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2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Relocated to Las Vegas

The 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, scheduled to take place in San Jose, California, in January, will be held instead in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with San Jose’s SAP Center selected as host for the 2023 national event. The 2021 event will take place from January 11–21. Fans who planned on attending […]

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NWHL Commissioner Steps Down Amid Changes

Dani Rylan Kearney will step down as commissioner of the National Women’s Hockey League as the organization will use a different governance model going forward, based on one used by the National Hockey League and other professional leagues. Taking over as Interim Commissioner is Tyler Tumminia, who most recently served as chairman of the Toronto […]

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Squaw Valley Resort to Drop Derogatory Word From its Name

The home where one of the biggest moments in the United States’ Olympic Winter Games history occurred will have a new name after Squaw Valley Resort announced it will drop its current moniker. The resort cited “extensive research into the etymology and history” of the word after talks with the Washoe Tribe and other Native […]

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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, NWSL commissioner Jeff Plush presents FC Kansas City with the trophy after the NWSL soccer championship match in Portland, Ore. A+E Networks has bought an equity stake in the National Women's Soccer League and will broadcast a game each weekend on the Lifetime network. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)

Jeff Plush Named USA Curling CEO

Jeff Plush, who has decades of experience in professional soccer, will be the new chief executive officer of USA Curling. Plush will attend the 2020 USA Curling National Championships in Spokane, Washington, February 8–15. He will lead the process of hiring the next leader of USA Curling’s high-performance program along with a search committee that […]

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Park City Prepares for World Championships

If you ask Bill Malone how the weather is, he just might reply, “Great! We’re expecting a lot of snow!” Heaps of snow is always good news in Park City, Utah, where Malone serves as president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce and CVB. And snowstorms are especially good news right now, as the city prepares for the 2019 FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships presented by Toyota, scheduled for Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain and Solitude Mountain Resort, February 1–10. It was quite a coup for Utah to land the championships, which are held every other year

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