Category Archives: Conference & Events

Big Top Brings Soccer to Green Bay Too

PRESS RELEASE – Big Top Soccer has announced a new team in Green Bay, that will join USL League Two ahead of the 2019 season. The club will play its home games at the newly built Capital Credit Union Park in Ashwaubenon. Continue reading

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Las Vegas Ballpark Sales Center Opens in Summerlin

A grand opening for the Las Vegas Ballpark sales center was held on Wednesday.  The festivities included a ballpark-branded doughnut wall, baseball-themed snacks and refreshments, the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) mascot Cosmo (wearing Oakland Athletics gear), and more.  Fans had the opportunity to view plans for the ballpark with staff assisting them in selecting and purchasing tickets for the 2019 season.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Squirrels to Host 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, Unveil Details

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) have unveiled the details for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Week.  The festivities begin Sunday, July 7 with Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney‘s Kickoff at Brown’s Island and concludes with the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 10.  Read more here.

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Sabre Dogs to Host 2019 Expedition League All-Star Game

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs (Summer Collegiate, Expedition League will host the 2019 Expedition League All-Star Extravaganza July 15 and 16 at Corbett Field.  Read more here.

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For the First Time Ever, WWE Rumble Event Will Take Place at a Baseball Park

WWE: Royal Rumble 2019 will take place at a baseball stadium for the first time ever, with tickets going on sale this Friday.  The event will take place at Chase Field in Phoenix (AZ) on January 27, 2019.  Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, holds nearly 50,000 fans – three times the capacity of Talking Stick Resort Arena, where the 2013 event was held.  Read more here.

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City Gives Approval for Soccer at Lugnuts Ballpark

The Lansing (MI) City Council unanimously approved a deal this week to bring professional soccer to Lansing’s downtown baseball stadium beginning this spring.  The team will be called the Lansing Ignite and owned by the owner of the Lansing Lugnuts (Single-A, Midwest League).  The team will play in the United Soccer League Division 3, an offshoot of the longstanding USL and a league loosely affiliated with Major League Soccer.  Read more here.

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War Memorial Stadium to Host Craft Beer Bash

From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, historic War Memorial Stadium in Hampton (VA), home of the Peninsula Pilots (Summer Collegiate, Coastal Plain League), will host the third annual Craft Beer Bash, featuring more than a dozen local breweries. Popular food trucks Stuft, Flame and Pie, and Sinful Treats will provide edibles, and there will be games, activities and live music.  Read more here.  Learn more and buy tickets here.

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