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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)
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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. TENNIS: Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Withdraws from U.S. Open Posted: Thursday, August 25 With the final Grand Slam of the tennis season about to start […]

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The 2022 NCAA Women's Championship Game in Minneapolis was played in front of a sellout crowd as South Carolina beat UConn for its second national title. Photo by Matt Traub / SportsTravel

ABC to Broadcast NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship in 2023

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship game will be broadcast live on ABC for the first time in 2023 on April 2 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, a move that comes after years of lobbying by supporters of the women’s game to  give the championship game a bigger showcase. “Scheduling the Division I […]

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USA Gymnastics: Abortion Laws to Play Role in Future Site Selection

Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, USA Gymnastics President Li Li Leung said Wednesday before the national governing body’s championships that it will take abortion laws into consideration when it comes to selecting venues for competitions. “We want to be able to align with cities and […]

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PHF Launches Montreal Expansion Franchise for 2022–2023 Season

The Premier Hockey Federation will add its seventh league team in the 2022–2023 representing Montreal, Quebec, marking the league’s second entry into Canada as it continues expanding. The Premier Hockey Federation said the team will train at Centre 21.02 in Verdun, just outside of Montreal’s city center, while the teamwill play games in the regular […]

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KC Current Release Updated Renderings of Downtown Stadium

The Kansas City Current have released new renderings for the first stadium purpose-built for a National Women’s Soccer League team with an expanded capacity of 11,500 along with in-stadium amenities like a Concourse Club and Scoreboard Bar. The privately funded stadium at Berkley Riverfront Park will have a 50-year lease agreement with Port KC on […]

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USA Lacrosse to Host Athletes Unlimited Season

USA Lacrosse will host the second season of Athletes Unlimited lacrosse, starting July 21 in Baltimore with all games broadcast on ESPN platforms. More than three dozen athletes have signed on to compete, including 11 players who will play in the World Lacrosse Women’s Championship in Towson, Maryland, before the AU season. In addition to […]

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Reagan Carey Named PHF Commissioner

Reagan Carey, the former director of women’s ice hockey and general manager for the women’s national team at USA Hockey, has been named the Premier Hockey Federation’s next commissioner. Carey’s tenure at USA Hockey was highlighted by a gold medal victory at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. She starts with the PHF on May 10 […]

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The 2022 NCAA Women's Championship Game in Minneapolis was played in front of a sellout crowd as South Carolina beat UConn for its second national title. Photo by Matt Traub / SportsTravel

Women’s Final Four Shines Spotlight on Minnesota’s Basketball Culture

The 27-year wait was worth it for the basketball-mad region of Minneapolis-St. Paul after a Women’s Final Four that was in many ways the first major event that the city was able to organize since the pandemic. More than 36,000 fans attended games at the Target Center between the two semifinals on April 1 and […]

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Premier Hockey Federation Names Bryan Koop to Head New Facilities Advisory Committee

Bryan Koop has been hired by the Premier Hockey Federation to serve as a strategic advisor on facilities and infrastructure. Koop serves as executive vice president, Boston Region for Boston Properties, which recently partnered with Delaware North, owners of the Boston Bruins, on the development of The Hub on Causeway, a 1.6 million square foot mixed-use […]

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