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Sixteen current NBA players to take part in inaugural "NBA 2K Players Tournament" Competitors include Kevin Durant, Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell, and Devon Booker

Canada was the first nation to announce it would not send a delegation to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics if they went ahead as scheduled this summer. It was a 'heartbreaking' decision but the right one, says the COC

Reflecting on the impact of Covid-19, M. James Ward speaks to five golf facility operators to find out first-hand how the pandemic is affecting the golf industry.

With the vast majority of revenues for Minor League Baseball teams deriving from gate revenues and no games happening due to the Covid-19 outbreak, economic worries are growing. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

The United States' neighbor to the south is being increasingly viewed by Major League Baseball as a viable location for both regular-season games and perhaps an expansion franchise

All public events and gatherings in the city of Calgary scheduled until June 30, including professional sports, have been cancelled due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, city officials announced

The National Football League's plans to expand to a 17-game regular season has caused a potential scheduling clash for Super Bowl LVIII in New Orleans in 2024

The Women's National Basketball Association has delayed the start of its season indefinitely because of the global Covid-19 pandemic

The National Football League’s New England Patriots have announced a 10-year e-commerce partnership with global licensed sports merchandise manufacturer and retailer Fanatics, which will lead all online a…

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Esports has never been as important or relevant as it is now amid the global Covid-19 pandemic. Nascar has been an early mover in this space with the creation of the eNascar iRacing Pro Invitational Series.

Global agency president looks to work through current public health crisis, plan ahead for return of sports industry to full activity

Michael Bapis, managing director with Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, calls for calm and focus in the face in the historic market disruptions due to Covid-19

Outdoor league undergoes a wide series of changes to reset itself amid heightened competitive pressures within the sport. Bob Williams reports.

After gaining the legal right to look around Maricopa County for a new stadium, MLB club now focusing more of their efforts on current facility

NYCFC CEO Brad Sims talks to Bob Williams about the MLS club's long-running search for a building of their own and why uncomfortable interim steps have happened

Ahead of its 10th season, which kicks off this weekend, the United Soccer League has taken numerous steps to bolster its commercial structure to help prepare for another decade of growth. Bob Williams reports.

New branding campaign follows extensive outreach effort Flagship tournament funds nearly 75 per cent of all USGA operations Association looking to revive national championship after years of mishaps

Veteran golf writer M. James Ward says the arrival of the Premier Golf League brings far more questions than answers to golf and the sports industry at large

US Editor Eric Fisher explores how major sports and entertainment agencies in America are looking to carve out their own place in the fast-growing realm of legal sports wagering.

With the coronavirus outbreak influencing resulting in the postponement or cancellation of more and more sporting events, former NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL senior executive Andy Dolich looks at other potential issues that could affect various sporting competitions.

Owners of NBA Philadelphia 76ers and NHL New Jersey Devils have taken a significant step to develop their wider business interests with appointment of David Abrams to senior executive role

Bob Williams takes a look at the developments in Nashville since the city was awarded a Major League Soccer expansion team in December 2017, and the challenges faced during this period.

Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management at Syracuse University and former commissioner of Australia’s National Basketball League, outlines that while we have historically acknowledged the need for inclusivity in sport, the road toward complete equality is still too long.

As more and more streaming services come to market, industry research suggests sharp resistance to consumers carrying more than three each, heightening the race for customer acquisition. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans. Frank Dunne speaks with representatives from some of the service's major stakeholders on how Game Pass fits into the league’s global media-rights strategy.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans.

NFL Game Pass is the fastest-growing single-sport OTT service in the world, targeting both casual and avid fans

Barry M. Bloom looks at the latest developments being made toward MLB's Spring Training facilities in the Greater Phoenix area. The area is the Spring Training home for half of MLB's 30 teams, with many playing in new or renovated facilities.