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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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Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart, right, drives past Minnesota Lynx forward Jessica Shepard during a WNBA basketball game, Friday, May 6, 2022, in Seattle. The Storm won 97-74. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

WNBA to Consider Abortion Laws in Expansion Talks

Following the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, the WNBA will take a state’s abortion laws into consideration when the league decides to expand into new markets, said Commissioner Cathy Engelbert during the league’s All-Star Weekend, although events are unlikely to move as a result of the decision. “We […]

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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. 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. Unvaccinated Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, Another Part of a Tumultuous Year Posted: Monday, July […]

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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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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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Jessica Berman Named National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner

Jessica Berman has been named the next commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League as the league readies for its 10th season of competition. “I’m honored to be the next commissioner of the NWSL and grateful to the owners for their confidence in me,” said Berman. “Working on behalf of, and in partnership with, our […]

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Monterrey to Host Concacaf W Championship

Monterrey, Mexico, will host the 2022 Concacaf W Championship which will serve as the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier and, for the tournament winner, a direct spot in the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris. The tournament is scheduled for July 4–18, 2022 as a new part of the confederation’s plans to increase the […]

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