Events and Attractions

NASCAR sees gains in first half of season

Weekly / Monday, June 27, 2022
It wasn’t perfect, but NASCAR executives feel buoyed by the first half of the 2022 season that saw increases in ratings and attendance, plus mostly exciting racing from its next-generation car. NASCAR entered the year with both momentum and some newfound competition, and making this...

USA Track & Field Championships return to Oregon

Closing Bell / Friday, June 24, 2022
The USA Track and Field Championships are ongoing in Eugene through Sunday, and they are taking place at a revamped Hayward Field as World Athletics has set an "ambitious goal of making track and field one of the U.S.’s five most-followed sports" by the '28 L.A. Games. The effort this...

PGA Tour's purse increases put Honda Classic in a pinch on schedule

Daily / Friday, June 24, 2022
The Honda Classic has "battled its spot on the PGA Tour schedule for years," and the challenge of improving its field has "gotten a lot more difficult" thanks to the changes rolled out this week by the Tour, according to Tom D'Angelo of the PALM BEACH POST. With the...

Tix demand soars for Stanley Cup Final Game 5

Closing Bell / Friday, June 24, 2022
The Avalanche host the Lightning in Stanley Cup Final Game 5 on Friday night at Ball Arena, with a chance to win the title in front of their home fans, driving mile-high ticket prices on the secondary market. At presstime Friday afternoon, the get-in price on

MLS makes '23 All-Star Game in DC official

Morning Buzz / Friday, June 24, 2022
MLS "returned to its roots" in formally announcing that the 2023 All-Star Game will take place at DC United's Audi Field. The date of the event is July 19. The league "has not decided whether to keep the current format -- select players from MLS facing counterparts from Liga...

NBA Draft preview: Magic hosting watch party

Closing Bell / Thursday, June 23, 2022
The Magic, own the No. 1 pick in tonight's NBA Draft, and they are hosting a draft watch party at Amway Center, with presenting sponsorship from The event is free and open to the public, but requires a ticket for entry. It will start at 6:30pm...

Business highlights around the NBA Draft

SBJ Newsletters / Thursday, June 23, 2022
The NBA Draft is set for tonight from Barclays Center in Brooklyn . Here are some of the business highlights around the event from SBJ basketball writer Eric Prisbell : At least 16 league marketing...

Vancouver to host '23 Laver Cup; Berlin gets '24

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Vancouver will play host to next year’s Laver Cup, and organizers said that this is "in part a testament to the growing strength of Canada as a tennis nation." The tournament, which pits six of the top men’s players from Europe against six from the rest of the world...

UFC's Austin Fight Night at Moody Center viewed as major success

Daily / Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Judging by UFC's Austin Fight Night held Saturday night at Moody Center, it is "safe to expect more promotions here in the future," according to Cedric Golden of the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN. Fans "arrived in droves for the first live combat sports event" at the new arena and were "rewarded with...