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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)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
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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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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Ferris State's Peter Firlik drives against Northern State's Ian Smith during the first half of the NCAA Division II men's college basketball championship game on March 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (AP Photo/Dave Eggen)

NCAA Opens Bonus Bidding Opportunities for Destinations

Destinations will be able to bid on NCAA championship events that have never before been open for bidding. For the first time this winter, the NCAA will have predetermined hosts for the preliminary rounds in the Division II men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, Division III men’s and women’s basketball tournaments and Division III men’s and women’s […]

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USA Swimming Modifies TYR Pro Series January Event

USA Swimming’s upcoming TYR Pro Series event starting January 14 will be held at two sites instead of three after the extension of a regional stay at home order in Southern California forced the cancellation of the Irvine, California, host site. The event will move forward with two competition locations; the primary site at the […]

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Athletes Unlimited Volleyball League Heads to Dallas

The inaugural season for the Athletes Unlimited Volleyball league will take place at Fair Park Coliseum in Dallas, Texas, with play scheduled to go from February 27 through March 29. The 30-match season, with 22 of the matches on either CBSSN or FS2, was originally scheduled to be at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee […]

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NBCSN to Broadcast NWHL Isobel Cup Semifinals, Finals

The National Women’s Hockey League 2021 Isobel Cup Semifinals and Final will air live on NBCSN on February 4–5 from Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, New York, the first time that women’s professional hockey will be live on a major national cable network in the United States. “Our partnership with NBC Sports is monumental […]

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LPGA Boosts 2021 Schedule With 34 Events

The 2021 LPGA Tour schedule will feature 34 official events across North America, Europe and Asia, with two new events added to the calendar and players competing for $76.45 million in official purses with all events postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restored to the schedule. There are several adjustments to the schedule given pandemic-related […]

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Women’s Auto Racing Series Schedules 2021 Event in Austin, Texas

The W Series, a female-only motor racing series, will race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on October 23 as part of its eight-race season after plans for the 2020 season were postponed. The series will have eight races with six in Europe and two in North America, with the series finishing […]

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Phil Cook Named WNBA Chief Marketing Officer

Phil Cook, who has two decades of sports marketing experience including at Nike, will be the first chief marketing officer in WNBA history. Cook recently was the leader of Nike’s Global Basketball Brand, which worked to drive revenue and introduced female athletes into marketing campaigns. With the WNBA, Cook will be responsible for developing league […]

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