Mohegan Sun Planning “Bubbleville” Early Season College Hoops Events
The Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut is reportedly preparing to host a number of early-season college basketball tournaments in a “bubble” format. More than 30 teams are in the plans for the various events, which include both men’s and women’s programs. It is yet to be determined whether or... Read more
Florida Governor Pushes Reopening, Hopes for Full Super Bowl in Tampa
Florida’s governor Ron DeSantis (R) pushed the state into phase three of its reopening amid the coronavirus last week. Among the changes are restaurants and bars being able to open to a minimum of 50 percent capacity, if not full. For local jurisdictions seeking to impose further restrictions, they... Read more
Florida Governor Disagrees with Tampa Bay No Fan Decision
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) expressed his displeasure last week at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers decision to play at least their first two home games without fans in attendance. The franchise announced it would be be holding off on allowing fans to enter Raymond James Stadium last Wednesday. “I... Read more
SEC Announces Conference-Only Plans for 2020
The Southeastern Conference has moved its football teams to a league-only schedule for the fall of 2020, announced Thursday afternoon. With the move, each SEC football team will play ten games and the two two squads will move on to the SEC Football Championship Game in December. With the... Read more
Florida Stay-At-Home Order To Likely Extend MLB Start Date
The ongoing process of deciding an official MLB start date just got a bit murkier as portions of Florida are put under a stay-at-home order. Several South Florida counties, including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, will effectively be shut down in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19,... Read more
Florida GOP Pressures Venues to Cancel Lorde Shows Due to Israel Cancellation
The controversy surrounding New Zealand singer Lorde’s decision to cancel a tour stop in Tel Aviv, Israel continues to swirl, with the latest headlines coming from Florida. GOP Rep. Randy Fine (Palm Bay) is pressuring the Miami Sports and Exhibition Authority and the Tampa Sports Authority hosting upcoming Lorde... Read more
Tortuga, Ticketfly Tangle in Ticketing Litigation
Fearing a lawsuit from Ticketfly that could interfere with the 2018 edition of the popular Tortuga Festival in Florida, event organizers have preemptively brought suit against the ticketing subsidiary of Eventbrite in Federal court in Tennessee, according to several outlets. The suit stems from an agreement between Ticketfly and... Read more