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The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A will be the only major football league in the world without international, local-language distribution in 2019. Callum McCarthy looks at why Brazilian club football lags behind its European counterparts.

The United States Tennis Association's successful bid to host the inaugural Fortnite World Cup finals at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, is part of a wider strategy to introduce the refurbished facility to a new and younger audience. Story by Bob Williams.

The National Women's Soccer League will make a concerted effort to ride the wave of this summer's Women's World Cup, with interest in the league and its players expected to spike during and after the tournament. Bob Williams looks at how the league aims to maintain this momentum.

One of the most tradition-bound of US sports is facing unprecedented change in the wake of outdated facilities, emerging technology, and the accelerated need to find new and younger fans.

Faced with their own lofty expectations, following last year's no-show by the US men's team and now embroiled in a legal challenge regarding pay equity, the American women's squad arrives to the 2019 Fifa Women's Cup with much on their shoulders. Randy Williams reports.

The first Sports Decision Makers Summit – from SportBusiness and Sportel – was held at the W South Beach in Miami over 6-7 May. After the event, our moderators shared the most interesting learnings they took home.

Mexico City’s established sports strategy is in a period of transition following political upheaval. Bradley Rial investigates.

Baseball starts push into the continent with its biggest and most historic rivalry: the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Story by Eric Fisher.

New York University’s Vince Gennaro, associate dean and clinical associate professor of the Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport, tells Adam Nelson how the school’s new MS in Global Sport wil…

Ohio University’s Master of Sports Administration programme balances tradition with innovation O

Top online course: Ohio University’s Professional Master of Sport Administration programme offers an alternate route to a top postgraduate degree  20

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst’s MBA/MS in Sport Management has become just the third course to take the top spot in these rankings since we began them back in 2012.

Paul Rabil, who, with his brother Mike, started up the Premier Lacrosse League in the US, talks to Bob Williams about how they plan to make a success of the new league and about the challenges of setting up a new sports league from scratch.

After suffering early growing pains, the Big3 basketball league appears to have found its feet ahead of its third season this summer. Bob WIlliams reports.

Ex-Synergy CEO Tim Crow argues that LA 2028's $2.5bn sponsorship revenue forecast - hailed as ambitious in the press - is in fact deeply conservative, and predicts that the final tally will break $4bn.