Events and Attractions

ManU manager calls for peaceful fan protests

Daily / Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has called on Manchester United fans to "protest peacefully as security is tightened at Old Trafford before the home matches against Leicester City and Liverpool" this week. Tonight is the first ManU game at home "since 200 anti- Glazer protesters broke into...

Talks ongoing to move Champions League final

Daily / Monday, May 10, 2021
European soccer executives are "prepared to move" this month’s all-English Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea from Istanbul to Wembley Stadium in London. The U.K. government’s decision to place Turkey on the travel red list last Friday "threw UEFA’s plans into chaos, with Manchester City and Chelsea...

Portugal could host Champions League final

Daily / Monday, May 10, 2021
Portugal now is "looking the likely host country" for this month's Champions League final, after a "day of frustration in talks between" UEFA and the British government to move the all-English final to London's Wembley Stadium. Portugal, which hosted last year's makeshift Champions League playoff tournament, is on the...

Canelo Alvarez' star shines bright in front of record-breaking crowd

Daily / Monday, May 10, 2021
AT&T Stadium broke a "40-plus-year-old boxing record" by hosting 73,126 fans for Canelo Alvarez' TKO win over Billy Joe Saunders in Saturday's super middleweight title fight, according to Calvin Watkins of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. That marked the "largest crowd for an indoor boxing event" in U.S. history. With...

Alvarez-Saunders breaks boxing attendance record

Daily / Sunday, May 9, 2021
AT&T Stadium last night broke a "40-plus-year-old boxing record" by hosting 73,126 fans for Canelo Alvarez ' TKO win over  Billy Joe Saunders  in a super middleweight title fight. That marked the "largest crowd for an indoor boxing event" in U.S. history. With over 65,000 tickets sold going...

Thorns get home energy for NWSL Challenge Cup

Daily / Sunday, May 9, 2021
The Portland Thorns won the NWSL Challenge Cup final yesterday over Gotham FC in a PK shootout. Providence Park featured a crowd of "up to 15% capacity, or around 3,800 fans, with drums and horns" in the Rose City Riveters supporters section that "set a tempo for...

Preakness' future in Baltimore more stable with redevelopment plan

Daily / Friday, May 7, 2021
Baltimore for years has "feared losing the Preakness, the state’s largest sporting event, as Pimlico deteriorated" and the Stronach Group sought to move the race to their other Maryland facility, Laurel Park, but the launch of a roughly $400M redevelopment plan for both tracks "promises not just...

Fans returning to Top Rank fights this month

Daily / Friday, May 7, 2021
Top Rank announced that its next set set of fights will take place at the new Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas with fans in attendance, and May 22 will mark the company's "first card in the pandemic shutdown not to be held at 'The Bubble' at MGM Grand." Top...

NFL

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The NFL will allow teams to go offsite for training camp this year, provided the camp location has a full infection-control plan submitted by June 11 and approved by a joint league-union committee, according to a memo distributed to teams today.  It’s another sign of partial...

UTMB, Ironman partner on trail running circuit

Daily / Thursday, May 6, 2021
Trail running race organizer UTMB Group has partnered with Ironman to launch the UTMB World Series, a global trail running circuit set to launch in '22. The full race calendar, to be announced later this year, is expected to include events across six continents. The famed UTMB Mont-Blanc event...