Menu

Events and Attractions

Changes to Pro Bowl could be announced this summer

Daily / Wednesday, May 25, 2022
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed that "changes" to the Pro Bowl game in Las Vegas are "being contemplated," according to Vincent Bonsignore of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. Any change to the game "could be announced this summer." Goodell said, "We talked an awful lot about some of...

U.K.'s Professional Darts Corporation coming to MSG next week

Daily / Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn is bringing the U.K.'s "immensely popular Professional Darts Corporation to Madison Square Garden's Hulu Theater June 3-4," according to Lance Pugmire of USA TODAY. The N.Y. stop, which "will be streamed by DAZN," features "some of the elite darts personalities." Hearn said that the...

Source: NFL weighing big changes to Pro Bowl, may scrap game itself

Daily / Tuesday, May 24, 2022
ATLANTA -- The NFL is considering radical changes to the Pro Bowl, recognizing that the tackle football exhibition aspect of the all-star celebration no longer meets the league’s quality standards, said a source familiar with discussions inside the Owners Meeting today in Atlanta. Discussions will continue in the...

NFL Combine staying in Indianapolis despite departure overtures

Daily / Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Indianapolis will keep the NFL Scouting Combine "for at least another two years,” following a vote by the team owners today during the annual spring meetings in Atlanta, according to Mickey Shuey of the INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL. Indianapolis, which has "hosted every year" since ‘87, bested bids from L.A....

Cleveland sees big economic impact boost from NBA All-Star festivites

Daily / Tuesday, May 24, 2022
The NBA All-Star festivities in Cleveland this year provided Northeast Ohio with $141.4M in direct spending as part of $248.9M in total economic impact, according to the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. The event, held Feb. 18-20, brought in 121,641 attendees from 45 states and 24 countries. Temple...

Bulls, Pistons to play in '23 NBA Paris game

Morning Buzz / Tuesday, May 24, 2022
The NBA Paris Game next season will feature the Bulls and Pistons at Accor Arena on Jan. 19, 2023. The league and its partners will conduct interactive fan activities, NBA Cares community outreach initiatives and Jr. NBA youth basketball development programming. The game and affiliated events will be supported...

Melbourne to host FINA World Championships

Global / Monday, May 23, 2022
Melbourne will "replace Russia in hosting the FINA World Swimming Championships in December." Swimming Australia and the Victorian government on Monday "confirmed the short course (25-metre) titles will be held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre" from Dec. 13-18. It’s anticipated the event "will attract 2500...

ATP, WTA strip Wimbledon of points over Russian, Belarusian player bans

Daily / Monday, May 23, 2022
The ATP and WTA tours on Friday responded to Wimbledon's ban on Russian and Belarusian players by “stripping the event of ranking points this year," the "most significant rebuke to date,” according to Christopher Clarey of the N.Y. TIMES. It is a move “without precedent” in tennis, and without...

Closing Shot: Pointing Back to OKC

Weekly / Monday, May 23, 2022
Craig Cress, the CEO of USA Softball, offers a simple explanation when asked why Oklahoma City has become synonymous with the NCAA Women’s College World Series.   Years ago, he said, the NCAA was looking for the softball version of...

Preakness winner Early Voting skipping Belmont Stakes

Daily / Monday, May 23, 2022
Preakness winner Early Voting "will not go on to the June 11 Belmont Stakes," a move that “sucked any forward momentum out of a Triple Crown series” that had already seen Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike not race at Pimlico, according to Childs Walker of the BALTIMORE...
;