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Investment in mobile gaming platform furthers league's esports interests

Manfred also makes impassioned defense of much-debated minor leagues overhaul plan

Major League Rugby side Glendale Raptors has rebranded itself as the Colorado Raptors. The refresh includes a change of logo as well as team name.

Sherman had been a part-owner and vice-chairman of fellow MLB club the Cleveland Indians

Major League Soccer team Chicago Fire has unveiled a comprehensive brand refresh, which includes a new logo and a tweak of its name, ahead of a move to Soldier Field in 2020

Canadian pay-television sports broadcasters TSN and RDS have today (Thursday) agreed a long-term extension to their rights deals with the Canadian Football League

Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre will play host to the US Darts Masters, part of the World Series of Darts tour, in 2020.

Player-driven media platform becomes part of diverse digital media holding company

Philadelphia Union minority owner Richie Graham has formed an investment firm focused on the growth and long-term development of soccer in the United States

As dedicated facilities are becoming more commonplace, Rick Snider looks at how sports venues are becoming more adaptive for autistic people.

Seven-team competition is first professional soccer league in Canada since 1992 Clubs have averaged 4,300 fans a game but OneSoccer digital ratings not made public

The Houston Astros MLB team has big plans for its future, in spite of recent disappointment in the 2019 World Series and recent issues with a executive who was fired. Eric Fisher takes a look at the projects the team have in store.

Ongoing talks potentially present some of the largest organizational changes ever in baseball player development

Sponsorship growth accelerates, but agency warns of still-unrealized value, heavy reliance on traditional categories

New York Cosmos will play in the third-tier National Independent Soccer Association in 2020, the famed soccer club announced.

Regional sports network NBC Sports Philadelphia is expanding its alternative sports betting-focused broadcasts for Philadelphia 76ers games with a 10-game slate during the 2019-20 season.

Major League Soccer expansion team Nashville SC has named the East Nashville-based Fat Bottom Brewing Co. as its official craft beer partner. As part of the deal, Fat Bottom Brewing Co

Mike Whan has signed a long-term extension to remain commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association. The length and terms of the deal have not been disclosed

Bipartisan mix of legislators pointedly say removal of affiliated teams would "devastate" their local communities

Veteran TV executive Molly Solomon will lead NBC’s Olympics coverage, starting with the 2020 Tokyo Games, after being promoted to executive president and producer of the network’s Olympics unit. T

The Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center have signed a multi-year partnership with Coca-Cola, which will become the official beverage partner of the National Hockey League team and its venue

The National Hockey League will experiment with its new puck and player tracking system at the Honda NHL All-Star Game in St. Louis, Missouri, on January 25, 2020

MLB club revives its iconic "ball-in-glove" logo

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has launched a free streaming service in the United States, which will offer live sports, news, analysis and highlights to amplify the Qatar-based international …

Major League Soccer's All-Star Game will reportedly switch its format next year, with the league's leading players facing their counterparts from Mexico's Liga MX at Banc of California Stadium in Los …

Major League Soccer expansion team Nashville SC will face Atlanta United in its inaugural MLS game at Nissan Stadium on February 29, 2020, in what is likely be the start of a new regional rivalry between…

National Women’s Soccer League team Sky Blue FC will play its home games next season at Red Bull Arena, the home of Major League Soccer franchise New York Red Bulls.

The rebooted XFL is actively looking for supporter help to shape the start-up league by launching a new digital community it has branded the Football Advisory Network (F.A.N.)

Major League Soccer has announced that the eMLS Cup will be held in Austin, Texas, during the second weekend of South by Southwest, an influential annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music …

The National Hockey League has announced a multiyear extension of its long-standing sponsorship with Discover Financial Services, which maintains the company's status as the official credit card of the…

Players unions of NFL, MLB make unprecedented commercial union with private equity firm

New list details set of minor league clubs that could lose their affiliations with MLB parents

The IMG agency has announced it will end its Americas Rallycross Championship (ARX) having failed to reach an agreement with commercial partners to secure its long-term future

Nascar president Steve Phelps has hailed the positive direction of the US stock car racing series, claiming that TV viewership is up four percent this year on domestic broadcast partners NBC and Fox.

US stock car racing series Nascar is stepping up its efforts in the direct-to-consumer streaming space by partnering with NBC Sports to launch TrackPass on subscription service NBC Sports Gold.

The United Soccer League is reportedly planning to establish a division one women's professional soccer league in the United States as early as 2021, which would directly rival the established National…

A Madrid court has today (Friday) opted not to grant permission to stage a LaLiga match between Villarreal and Atlético Madrid in the US city of Miami.