Jazz Owner, International Group Eye Purchase of Real Salt Lake

Jazz owner Ryan Smith is the co-founder of Utah-based software company Qualtrics and has an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion.

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MLS NEXT Initiative Positions New Generation of U.S. Soccer Talent on Social

MLS NEXT is developing the next generation of U.S. soccer talent and giving these players the digital tool to tell their own stories.

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Sports Organizations Work to Keep Morale High Amid Pandemic

From drive-in movie theaters to Twitch, numerous sports businesses are finding ways to ensure a positive company culture for their employees.

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MLS Launches Series of Social Justice Initiatives

Among the efforts is a $1 million donation from owners to Black Players For Change, the group of more than 170 players that first banded together in June.

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MLS Sees Ups & Downs in Racial, Gender Hiring Practices

In 2018, Orlando City Soccer CEO Alex Leitao was the league’s only person of color in this position. Since then, he has been joined by Peter Tomozawa of Seattle Sounders FC; Nelson Rodriguez of the Chicago Fire; and Jorge Mas of Inter Miami CF.

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Big Donors

Athletes, teams and leagues have been more outspoken this year about racial and social justice issues than ever before, especially heading into a contentious election cycle. But while team owners […]

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Stadiums Struggle to Figure Out Future of Suites

Right now, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, one of the most valuable areas within stadiums is attracting few, if any, visitors: suites.

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Soccer Experiments With Fan Engagement Strategies Amid Pandemic

As both MLS and the USL Championship resume play in their own stadiums, clubs will continue to rely on technology partners.

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The Future of Stadium Capacity Post-Pandemic

While many stadium developers aren’t worried about capacity in the future, some believe that small will be the new normal.

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Real Sale

Days after coming under fire for critical comments around racial justice protests and allegations he used racist language, Dell Loy Hansen will sell Utah Soccer Holdings, which includes MLS club […]

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