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Jim Etzel Named Executive Director of the Oregon Sports Authority

Jim Etzel Named Executive Director of the Oregon Sports Authority

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jim Etzel has been appointed executive director of the Oregon Sports Authority in Portland. A native Oregonian, Etzel currently serves as founder, CEO and chair of

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NCAA Names Lynn Holzman Vice-President of Women’s Basketball

NCAA Names Lynn Holzman Vice-President of Women’s Basketball

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lynn Holzman has been named the NCAA vice-president of women’s basketball. Holzman, who has been commissioner of the West Coast Conference

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Everett, Washington, Venue Renamed Angels Of The Winds Arena

Everett, Washington, Venue Renamed Angels Of The Winds Arena

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The former Xfinity Arena in Everett, Washington, has been renamed Angels Of The Winds Arena as part of a 10-year naming rights partnership through 2028

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Indianapolis Selected to Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Indianapolis Selected to Host 2021 NBA All-Star Game

| December 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Basketball Association has announced that Indianapolis will host the 70th NBA All-Star Game in 2021. The midseason classic will be held at

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Las Vegas Aces Will Be Name of WNBA Team

Las Vegas Aces Will Be Name of WNBA Team

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

MGM Resorts International has announced that its WNBA franchise will be called the Las Vegas Aces. The team, which previously played in San Antonio as

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NBA 2K League Unveils Logo

NBA 2K League Unveils Logo

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The NBA 2K League has unveiled its official logo, which incorporates the colors and shape of NBA logo but without a human silhouette. The absence of a person

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On Location Experiences Acquires PrimeSport

On Location Experiences Acquires PrimeSport

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Location Experiences has acquired hospitality provider PrimeSport, a deal that expands On Location’s portfolio of events to more than 150 rights holders, including the

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| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mike Tirico

It’s never easy replacing a legend. But NBC’s Mike Tirico will attempt to do so in February when he becomes the prime-time host of the network’s Olympic Winter Games coverage, taking over for Bob Costas, who held the position since 1992. For Tirico, however, it’s only one of many tasks he has taken on since moving to NBC in July 2016 after 25 years at ABC and ESPN. The former play-by-play host of “Monday Night Football” is now NBC’s voice for “Thursday Night Football” and the on-site host of “Football Night in America,” which leads into NBC’s Sunday night coverage. He also hosts NBC’s Triple Crown and golf coverage and is the voice

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| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rowing Worlds Survive the Storm
Construction crews had just completed the $6 million finish tower at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida, when Hurricane Irma drew a bead on the gleaming glass structure. The tower had been a key piece of infrastructure at the park’s worldclass rowing course, helping to persuade the World Rowing Federation, FISA, to bring the World Rowing Championships to the U.S. for the first time since

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| December 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jason Gewirtz: From the Editor
Growing up on Long Island in the early 1980s, it was impossible to escape the dynasty of the NHL’s New York Islanders

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