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Major League Lacrosse has announced it will stage its 2020 season as a week-long quarantined tournament in Annapolis, Maryland, in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic

Investment firms, shareholders lean on team's key corporate partners

First and fourth week of preseason schedule set to be dropped

The National Women's Soccer League expansion team in Louisville, Kentucky, has brought in PNC Bank as its inaugural major commercial partner

The National Football League's Las Vegas Raiders have signed a wide-ranging partnership with leading international brewing company Molson Coors.

Six FC Dallas players have officially tested positive for the Covid-19 virus since arriving in Orlando, Florida, for Major League Soccer's MLS Is Back Tournament

The Basketball Tournament has announced a multifaceted strategic partnership with sports betting and daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel ahead of the organization's kickoff this weekend

Stats Perform has expanded its reach in the US soccer landscape by securing a deal with the United Soccer League to become the long-term official betting data rights-holder for the USL Championship and …

Agreement gives Penn National crucial content ahead of Barstool Sportsbook app debut

With no attending fans for the upcoming start of the 2020 MLB season, many clubs are employing new tools to retain fan engagement and in-ballpark energy

Jim O’Connell, president of New York-based Athletes First Partners, explores the fast-changing role of agencies to the sports industry amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Sports are beginning to make their comeback from Covid-19, but generally with empty stadiums or with highly limited attendance, accelerating historic shifts for an already-battered ticket resale industry. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

Florida city ready to capitalize on its position as the epicenter of professional sports in the US this summer to rejuvenate its tourism industry and secure major sporting events. Bob Williams reports

O'Conner says affiliated minors "in dire straits"

YouTube TV, fuboTV also set to hike monthly rates

The opening game of the National Women's Soccer League Challenge Cup was the most-watched match in league history, with an average of 572,000 viewers on the main CBS television network

Women's sports league developer Athletes Unlimited has secured broadcast agreements with CBS Sports and ESPN for its inaugural softball season, which is due to take place at Parkway Bank Sports Complex…

The University of California, Los Angeles and University of California, Berkeley, already facing economic pressure amid large-scale contract disputes with embattled apparel brand Under Armour, are now…

The United Soccer League has extended its strategic partnership with sports data and content company Sportradar for integrity services and audio-visual content

At least four players among those opting out amid Covid-19 concerns

A pandemic-fueled schedule conflict between the United States Golf Association and the National Football League has helped fuel a broad-based switch of the USGA’s domestic media rights from Fox Sports t…

The National Women's Soccer League has announced it will revise its pre-game ceremonies during the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup to allow players to remain in the locker room during the playing of the national …

The Frisco Bowl will remain at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, through 2025 following a deal between organizers ESPN Events and venue operator FC Dallas of Major League Soccer

US stock car racing series Nascar has called off its Champion’s Week and Cup Series Awards, which were scheduled to take place in Nashville, Tennessee, in early December, in the wake of the global Covid-19 pa…

Streaming service Netflix has announced it will produce a six-part scripted dramatic series charting former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick's journey to activism.

Major League Soccer's Inter Miami CF has signed a multiyear, multi-faceted partnership with South Florida-based healthcare organization Baptist Health

Protocol Sports Marketing, the Toronto-based agency, has been appointed to distribute international media and sponsorship rights to the 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational, a new 3-on-3 basketball…

Sports industry plays central role in applying political pressure

Player positive rate compares favorably to NBA

Latest incident follows Spygate, Deflategate

Eugene and Paris have become the latest meetings to fall off the 2020 Diamond League calendar, while organisers of the annual athletics series have announced a proposed new date for the event in Gateshead,…

US network NBC is poised to regain rights to United States Golf Association events including the U.S

Swiss federal prosecutors are targeting former European football head Michel Platini in a widening of their probe into a CHF2m ($2.1m/€2.9

League, union reach comprehensive agreement for resumption of play

The National Basketball Association is planning to restart its 2019-20 season with a high-profile showdown between crosstown rivals the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers

Every starting player from the Portland Thorns and North Carolina Courage took a knee during the national anthem ahead of the National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup tournament opener in Utah at th…

Sports apparel company Under Armour has announced it is looking to call time on its record $280m partnership with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).