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Best games and sporting events this month: August 2021

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Courtesy of the Houston Texans

Swing for the fences and grab a seat (or watch from your home) at these games and sporting events taking place in Houston in August 2021.

This month, football takes center stage in Houston, a hometown fighter heads to the Octagon, the Astros host the Hall of Fame and the Texans return to the field.

We’ve rounded up the main highlights from this month’s sports schedule, but you can find more on the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 12 Games and Sporting Events This Month: August 2021

  • Houston Dash vs. NJ / NY Gotham FC at BBVA Stadium | Sunday August 1 – Star forward and ex-Dash striker Carli Lloyd, Gotham FC come to town tied with Houston in the standings. Tickets range from $ 12 to over $ 50, but you can find better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins at Minute Maid Park | From Thursday August 5 to Sunday August 8 – Enjoy the Hall of Fame weekend in this four-game series with the Twins. Special celebrations spotlight the weekend’s games, including giveaways to the first 10,000 fans such as a Lance Berkman replica jersey and minifigures. Tickets range from around $ 15 to over $ 175, but you can find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Times vary.
  • UFC 265: Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane; Amanda Nunes vs. Juliana Peña at Toyota Center | saturday 7 august – Derrick Lewis of Houston competes for the interim UFC Heavyweight Championship against No. 3-ranked Ciryl Gane. In the main co-event, UFC Featherweight and Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes, is looking to defend her title against No. 6 ranked Julianna Peña. Tickets range from $ 90 to over $ 500, but you can find better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Undercard events start at 5:15 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Colorado Rockies at Minute Maid Park | Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 August – Score an Astros tote bag at Dollar Dog Night (Tuesday), or be one of the first 10,000 to walk through the doors Wednesday for a Topps Card giveaway. Tickets range from around $ 15 to over $ 175, but you can find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Tuesday 7:10 pm; Wednesday 1:10 p.m.
  • Houston Dash vs. Washington Spirit at BBVA Stadium | Friday August 13 – A week after women’s soccer closes at the Olympics, the Dash will welcome a Spirit team hungry to return to the playoffs. Tickets range from $ 12 to over $ 50, but you can find better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
  • Southern Star Brewing Co. 5K in Conroe | Saturday August 14 – Starting and ending at the Conroe Brewery, this 5K event offers a great way to get the blood flowing in the morning, followed by a post-race party with tacos, music, a finishing drink and two beers free. Registration is $ 60 after Saturday, July 31 at 7 a.m.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. Colorado Rapids at BBVA Stadium | Saturday August 14 – The Dynamo are looking to move up the playoff table against a tough Colorado team. Tickets range from $ 20 to over $ 100, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
  • AEW Dynamite at the Fertitta Center | Wednesday August 18 – The University of Houston site hosts the touring wrestling event, broadcast live on TNT. Although the wrestlers are not confirmed to appear, the All Elite Wrestling roster includes legends like Sting, Matt Hardy and Chris Jericho. Tickets range from $ 50 to $ 225, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6 p.m.
  • Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park | From Friday August 20 to Sunday August 22 – This three-game weekend series includes freebies for the first 10,000 fans, such as a Kyle Tucker Batting Bobblehead, Zack Grienke or an Alex Bregman replica jersey. Tickets range from around $ 15 to over $ 175, but you can find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork marketplace. Times vary.
  • Houston Dynamo FC vs. FC Dallas at BBVA Stadium | Saturday August 21 – The third of four rivalry games between the 2 MLS teams will see the series return to Houston for a summer evening kickoff. Tickets range from $ 20 to over $ 100, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
  • Harlem Globetrotters at the Fertitta Center | saturday 28 august – The magic of basketball returns when the Harlem Globetrotters return to play at the University of Houston’s Fertitta Center for two games of hoop magic. Tickets range from $ 23 to $ 135, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • NFL Preseason: Houston Texans vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at NRG Stadium | saturday 28 august – The Texans return to the pitch at NRG Stadium in their final preseason game, facing Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by Tom Brady. Tickets range from $ 59 to over $ 165, but you can find better, cheaper or difficult to obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
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Proof of vaccination may be required to attend sporting events with a capacity of approximately 20,000 people or more

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Crowd capacity at Wembley for the Euro 2020 final in July has been increased to over 60,000

Fans attending sports venues with a capacity of around 20,000 or more may be required to show proof of full vaccination from the end of September, under plans being considered by the government.

The BBC understands that the definition of what constitutes a large crowd and the type of venues that would fall under that label is yet to be determined.

Downing Street said on Tuesday it was focusing on “enclosed indoor environments”.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesman said: “We are not looking to draw lines around any particular parameters.

“I think the teacher [Jonathan] van Tam and the PM talked about the kind of areas where we would look at enclosed spaces where large groups of people are gathered.

“We’re going to look at the latest data which is currently very much focused on nightclubs. But we’ll be looking at the data here and around the world to determine what the best approach is.”

A government spokesperson said: “As the Prime Minister has said, we reserve the right to do what is necessary to protect the public and reduce transmission, including making Covid certification mandatory in certain settings. .

“We are working closely with organizations that operate large crowded environments, where people are likely to be in close proximity to other people outside their household, to encourage the use of the NHS Covid pass where appropriate. “

Indoor venues should be treated differently than outdoor venues, and sports organizations have been known to seek clarification on this.

The Racecourse Association (RCA), for example, said it would speak to government and industry stakeholders “to understand the details of this plan”, and said it would be an “operation important logistics.

The RCA added: “It is essential that horse racing and the wider sport/leisure economies have contingency plans to prevent commercially damaging restrictions from being reimposed, but also allow us to run events safely”.

The UK government has allowed crowd capacity at Wembley to be increased to over 60,000 for the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final.

Allowed under the government’s event search programme, fans attending Wembley had to meet a number of strict entry conditions, including having a negative Covid-19 test or proof of full vaccination.

Chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance said on Monday that nightclubs and other such venues could be “potential superspreading events” because of crowds in close contact.

A capacity crowd of 140,000 participated in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday – the biggest crowd for a sporting event in the UK since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

There, all adults had to provide proof of full vaccination or be in possession of a negative test.

In Scotland, The Rangers have been cleared to have 17,000 fans in attendance for their Scottish Premiership opener against Livingston on July 31.

In May, Premier League chief executive Bill Bush told the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Coronavirus that a “one-size-fits-all magic wand like a vaccine passport” would be “too narrow and too prescriptive”.

He said he wanted to work with the government on a “wider” solution to certification at events.

It is understood that consultations with Premier League clubs on the approach that will be taken to checking fans entering stadiums next season are ongoing.

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10 Olympic sporting events that (luckily) never took place

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Most of us can name a few Olympic sports from the Summer and Winter Games. We might even have a favorites or two that we like to watch.

But it might surprise you to learn that the sports that have come to be sacred Olympic events have changed from time to time. Just as surfing and skateboarding have entered the games relatively recently, games periodically undergo pruning.

10 forgotten Olympic sports

Present at the Olympic Games at the turn of the 20th century, these 10 sports once occupied a key place in the games, before they are relegated to the memories of the past.

1. Live pigeon shooting

This event only happened once at the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris. After protests from animal rights activists, future Games instead traded live pigeons for clay birds.

2. Croquet

The first of the Olympic sports that women could play, according to The coolist, croquet also only featured once, again, at the 1900 Games.

3. Dive from a distance

Making their debut at a single Olympic Games, the 1904 Games in St. Louis, Missouri, the distance diving contestants dived into a pool and stood still for a minute; the athlete who slipped the furthest wins. Five men participated in the event, all Americans; William Dickey won gold with a distance of almost 63 feet.

4. Motor boat

Assisting a motor doesn’t sound very sporty, does it? The motorboat was an official Olympic event only at the 1908 Games in London from April 27 to October 31. Not too impressive by today’s Olympic sporting standards – back then top speeds were only 19 mph.

5. Pistol duel

The 1908 Games also featured pistol duels in which two male competitors shot each other with pistols loaded with wax bullets; the athletes wore protective equipment for the torso, face and hands.

6. One-handed weightlifting

Similar to modern snatch lifting, one-handed weightlifting was introduced at the Olympics in 1896, 1904, and 1906.

7. Poodle cut

As part of the Paris Olympics in 1900, the poodle cut was a trial event in which 128 people competed in front of a crowd of 6,000 spectators to see who could cut the fur of the greatest number of poodles. in two hours.

8. Tug of war

An Olympic event from 1900 to 1920, tug of war involved beefy competitors pulling a rope until the midpoint passed a certain point in the opposing team’s territory, signaling victory. Just like the summer camp.

9. 200-meter swimming obstacle course

Held on the Seine in Paris during the 1900 Games, the 200-meter swimming obstacle course involved competitors swimming under a row of boats and scaling a pole and another row of boats, while facing the current of the river. The swimming obstacle course never returned to the Olympics.

10. Two-handed javelin

This event took place once – at the 1912 Games in Stockholm, Sweden. Athletes were not required to throw the two-handed javelin. Instead, each competitor threw the javelin three times in their right hand and three times in their left hand. The best distance with each hand was totaled to determine the winner.

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Sporting events of approximately 20,000 fans or more may require proof of vaccination

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UK government reportedly consider introducing vaccine passports from September to prevent large gatherings from being mass-market events after restrictions end on Monday

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Sporting events with an attendance of around 20,000 or more spectators may require proof of full vaccination, according to reports.

Plans being considered by the UK government would see the decision take effect from the end of September.

At a press conference on Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined his intention to use the certification in nightclubs and “other places where large crowds congregate”.

Chief Science Advisor Sir Patrick Vallance added that this was because they were “potential super-spread events” due to the crowds in close contact.

This is a deviation from when the government allowed more than 60,000 people to attend the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final at Wembley earlier this month.

The matches were overseen by the Events Research Program, in which a negative Covid-19 test or full proof of vaccination would allow you to enter the stadium, among other strict regulations.

The government has come under heavy criticism for allowing more than 60,000 people to be at Wembley for the Euro 2020 finals



It shared similarities with how adults gained access to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, where the crowd of 140,000 was the largest for a sporting event in the UK since the start of the pandemic.

Now, however, it looks like the tests could be out of date and vaccine passports will be king.

BBC Sport claim that the definition of what constitutes a large crowd and potential venues has yet to be finalized.

The Prime Minister’s official spokesperson said: “We are not trying to draw lines around particular parameters.

“I think the teacher [Jonathan] van Tam and the Prime Minister talked about the type of areas where we would consider confined spaces where large groups of people are gathered.

“We’re going to look at the latest data which is currently very club-centric. But we’ll be looking at the data both here and around the world to determine what the best approach is.”

A government spokesperson explained, “As the Prime Minister said, we reserve the right to do whatever is necessary to protect the public and reduce transmission, including making Covid certification mandatory in certain contexts.

“We work closely with organizations that operate large, overcrowded spaces, where people are likely to be in close proximity to other people outside of their homes, to encourage use of the NHS Covid pass, where applicable. . “

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The reports have confused sports governing bodies both indoors and outdoors, with the Racecourse Association saying dialogue would be needed between the government and relevant stakeholders “to understand the details of this plan.” and described it as “an important logistics operation”. “

RCA added: “It is essential that horse racing and the wider sports / recreation economies have contingency plans to avoid commercially damaging restrictions being reimposed, but also allow us to run safe events. . “

Earlier this month, it was confirmed that spectators would not need proof of vaccination when the restrictions were lifted on Monday, July 19, although some sports clubs requested a negative test to attend.

English Football League chief executive Trevor Birch commented on the situation, saying EFL “will remain vigilant” in its preparations and “continue to engage” with its clubs and the authorities.

“We have said for a long time that bringing fans back to our stadiums is an economic necessity for EFL clubs, which have lost millions in the past year and now need to be able to plan with clarity on and off the pitch “said Birch.

“After enjoying the peaks of Euro 2020 after England until the final this summer, fans across the country will now count the days until they can return to watch their beloved teams in nobody, and we know the clubs have been working really hard behind the scenes to make plans to welcome fans safely. “

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Fantasy Sports app Fanduel and Draftkings are transforming the industry

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The pandemic has fueled the popularity of online sports. Sports fans around the world use fantastic sports platforms online to be part of the action in real time.

The growing interest of the individual in fantasy sports is a strong sign that fantasy sports apps like Fanduel and DraftKings will be the next big thing. Several large companies are eager to invest in projects that can meet the growing demand for fantastic sports.

So if you are looking for an idea for a mobile app then expand the emerging sports betting app may be the ideal choice.

Much like our previous articles on industry-changing mobile games, this article will discuss fantasy sports apps and the two most popular fantasy sports platforms. who seem to have conquered the world of sports, Fanduel and DraftKings.

What are Fantasy Sports apps and why are they so popular?

Fantastic Sports Market Applications are like all gaming apps such as e-sport. Here, participants create virtual teams made up of real players. Teams that users form on fantasy sports apps then compete against each other based on players’ statistical performance in real games.

The way a player behaves on the pitch is converted into points, which are then added up to give the final points. Users can also swap players to increase league stats.

Fantastic Sports Market Applications such as FanDuel and DraftKings have made it possible for users to participate in short-term fantasy sports on a scale far greater than ever before. Engaging in the game anytime of the day or night has made them more popular.

The setting eliminates the possibility of selecting a terrible team and being stuck with players all season long. For fans of the game, this is the opportunity to relive the entire season every day. In the one-day fantasy football leagues, FanDuel and DraftKings are the market leaders.

To develop a fantastic sports app, you have to be careful as users compete for real money in leagues that start with $ 1 as an investment. There are no associated subscription fees, allowing both services to grow rapidly.

It has also increased the emergence of fantasy sports software development companies and fantasy sports application developers to meet the needs of the market and Develop fantastic sports mobile application.

Fantastic online sports platforms are popular among the masses due to several other factors such as:

  • Fantastic sports apps allow participants to play in real time.
  • The competition is based on the player’s actual performance on the pitch and is therefore always fair.
  • Users have the opportunity to show their love and enthusiasm for the sport. Also, such fantastic game apps have kept people motivated and engaged enough in the midst of the pandemic.
  • By playing in a league, people meet like-minded people from all over the world and make lifelong friendships.
  • Playing a league is always an exciting experience for users; Whether you lose the game or win one, the intense competition will keep you hooked.
  • Well the best thing about fantastic game apps is that they are rewarding. You can earn money if your team performs well or wins the game.

Global Statistics of Fantastic Sports Apps

What are the FanDuel and DraftKings platforms?


FanDuel was established in 2009 and is one of the most popular fantasy sports sites in the United States. FanDuel is based in New York City and has over 1,000 employees. The application currently has more than 6 million registered users and their number continues to grow. The company is owned by Flutter Entertainment and has received several funding from larger investors.


FanDuel offers fantastic sports and betting in the segments shown below:

  • NBA
  • BFC
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • NHL
  • MLB
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • WNBA
  • CBB


DraftKings is the largest fantasy sports service in the United States. The company was founded in 2012 in Boston and employed more than 850 people in eight countries. So far, the company has raised more than $ 895 million and always surpasses its profit records.


DraftKings focuses on sports segments such as:

  • NHL
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NFL
  • PGA
  • premier league
  • UEFA Champions League Football
  • NASCAR auto racing
  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
  • Canadian football league
  • XFL

FanDuel and DraftKings are revolutionizing the world of sport!

Acquisitions are important to the fantasy sports industry just as they are to any other industry. Paddy Power Betfair, currently known as Flutter Entertainment, purchased FanDuel in mid-2018. FanDuel is a subsidiary of the parent company in the United States.

FanDuel’s acquisitions have heralded an exciting future for everyday fantasy sports.

Former FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles said the company’s focus has shifted from being a simple fantasy sports business to making sports more entertaining through a technology-based approach.

FanDuel and DraftKings both attempted to merge into one organization.

Still, the merger was rolled back when the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) claimed the new company would create a monopoly with 90% of the US DFS industry.

According to the Arizton report, the application-based fantasy sports market share is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14%, registering growth of over 119% from 2020 to 2026.

The same report also states that the female segment is likely to witness a gradual growth of 255 million USD in North America due to the growing awareness of fantasy sports among women via social media.

According to the Businesswire report, the Fantasy Sports and Gaming Association states that more than 59 million people are engaged in fantastic games in the United States and Canada. It also states that 20 million people play fantastic games across India and that figure is expected to reach 150 million by 2022.

You can clearly see the revolution in the sports industry through these statistics.

How do these apps generate revenue?

Fantasy Sports software solutions apps can run on several different monetization models. An application can have a combination of two or more other models. Let’s explore the different revenue models of fantasy sports apps:

Participation fee

One of the primary ways that most fantasy sports apps earn income is by taking a small percentage of the purchase price. You can choose a predetermined portion of the money deducted from each buy-in.


IIf your platform becomes famous enough, you will bring it to brands and businesses for marketing purposes. Leagues and sports related companies are always looking for sites with a high level of interaction between sports fans.

User engagement models

DraftKings and FanDuel allow their consumers to participate in daily or weekly contests. This increases user engagement and revenue.

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The end note

Development of fantastic sports applications is a massive, lucrative industry that generates millions of dollars in revenue each year for companies like FanDuel and DraftKings which come from fees, advertising, and partnerships. Although digital fantasy sports are not considered gambling, Develop a fantastic game application then making it legal in US states is a difficult task.

With many people playing fantasy sports at an alarming rate, fantasy sports app development services could be a lucrative business option to pursue. However, with so many such apps on the market, finding the right mobile app development company is essential.

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Tom Cruise attends three major sporting events on the same day; Fans say Mission Impossible

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Hollywood actor Tom Cruise took his “no double stunt” policy to the next level by attending three major events in one day. The star actor attended the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the 2021 Wimbledon finals and the Euro 2020 final on the same day. Stunned by the celebrity’s busy schedule, fans called it “Mission Impossible.”

Tom Cruise does “the impossible”

Tom Cruise on Sunday proved he can be anywhere by attending 3 consecutive sporting events. Starting the day early, the Top Gun actor was seen in Chichester, West Sussex, attending the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Cruise was seen at the event alongside the Duke of Richmond enjoying the action on the final day of the festival which featured some of the world’s fastest. cars and motorcycles on the track.

Known for his stylish shots of motorcycles, Cruise has always been passionate about motorcycles and he’s proven the same. Hours later he was seen waving to fans as he returned to Wimbledon to watch Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini face off at 2 p.m. in the men’s singles final. The actor who was seen in black earlier today changed to a blue suit.

He had returned to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club for the second day in a row after witnessing Ashleigh Barty’s victory in the ladies final on Saturday. He was seen alongside his co-star in the upcoming Mission: Impossible movie, Hayley Atwell, and Marvel star Pom Klementieff, who he arrived with on Saturday. Shortly after Djokovic’s historic victory, Cruise cleaned up the stands.

Wasting no time, Cruise headed straight for Wembley and watched the Euro 2020 final at 8 p.m. with David Beckham and Kate Moss. He watched England play against Italy and even got a punch with former star Beckham after England scored first. Mission: Impossible Star’s Day left social media users in awe of her impressive time management skills.

Twitter users react to Tom Cruise’s day

Radio DJ Greg James was one of the first to point out the incredible feat. Adding a joke to it, he tweeted, “What events have you planned for next week that you could invite Tom Cruise to?” It started something on the internet as tweets started to surface about it. Memes to messages of appreciation, Internet users have welcomed the presence of the actor during major events.

“Tom Cruise was at Goodwood, Wimbledon and the Euro final on the same day. Anyone else should have used understudies for this feat, ”wrote one Twitter user, praising the actor’s efforts. Fans have called the actor’s day “impossible”, just like the ones he does all the time in his action-packed movies.


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$ 100 million for Eau Claire Sports, Events Complex gets green light from UW Regents

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A seven-year effort to build a $ 100 million sports and events complex in Eau Claire has been approved by the University of Wisconsin’s Board of System Regents. The facility will replace a 70-year-old arena at UW-Eau Claire and would be the largest event center in the Chippewa Valley.

In August 2014, UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Jim Schmidt announced that alumni John and Carolyn Sonnentag were donating 30 acres of land along the Chippewa River near the university’s lower campus. The property was an industrial site and Schmidt said the gift was worth around $ 10 million. At the time, the Sonnentags requested that the land be used to build a replacement for UW-Eau Claire’s 3,500-seat Zorn Arena, which was built in 1951.

UW-Eau Claire and the Mayo Clinic Health System will share space in the approximately 186,550 square foot building, which is expected to be completed in 2024.

UW’s board of directors on Thursday asked UW System staff to contract with UW-Eau Claire to lease approximately 170,500 square feet in the complex. The university space will include a 60-yard indoor sports complex, a 5,000-seat event space and an on-campus fitness center.

The Mayo Clinic will lease approximately 19,000 square feet of the building for a sports medicine and medical imaging clinic. The clinic also works with the university on things like student internships.

The building itself will be owned by a non-profit organization known as the Eau Claire Community Complex, with board members from the Eau Claire community, the Mayo Clinic and the UW. -Clear water.

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The university will provide approximately $ 75 million in funding for the project through the increase in separate tuition fees for students, which were approved by referendum in April. The Mayo Clinic will provide approximately $ 15 million in funding for its part.

Schmidt told WPR that the seven-year effort to create the region’s largest sports and events center would not have been possible without the unanimous vote of the regents.

“I also appreciated the overwhelming response from the Regents, the understanding of the importance of philanthropy in this project, the community partnership and how this will be an engine of economic development for western Wisconsin,” he said. -he declares.

Schmidt said the building will meet the recreational needs of students, provide a new home for men’s and women’s basketball, and foster new collaborations between the school’s nursing and health programs and the Mayo Clinic.

He said the proposed construction start date is spring 2022.

“We’ll see how things go in the fall, whether something sooner is possible or not,” Schmidt said.

Regents also approved the UW system on Thursday annual operating budget, which keeps tuition fees for residents and undergraduates at a stable level. The zero percent increase comes as Republican state lawmakers lifted an eight-year freeze on tuition fee increases for undergraduate residents that went into effect in 2013.

State of New Mexico Announces 100% Capacity for Sporting Events

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LAS CRUCES – In an announcement made Tuesday by New Mexico State Athletics Director Mario Moccia, all New Mexico state athletic venues will return to 100% attendance capacity for the 2021-22 season. Full stadium operating procedures, pre-match tailgating and all match day experiences will also be in full force for the 2021-22 academic year.

NMSU Aggies will face the UTEP minors at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces on Saturday 23 November 2019.

Tuesday’s announcement follows New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s announcement on Friday that the state will withdraw its county-by-county color-coding system and all COVID-19 health restrictions on business operations and daily in July 1.

Season tickets for the 2021 NM State football season are on sale now and can be purchased by calling the Pan Am Center box office at 575-646-1420 or visiting the online shopping portal available at this link. NM State’s 2021 schedule includes five games at Aggie Memorial Stadium, including games with UTEP (August 28), South Carolina State (September 18), Hawaii (September 25), Utah State (6 November) and UMass (November 27).

NM State officials and athletics teams are delighted to welcome fans to venues all around the NM State campus. Aggie Athletics will continue to work with university, local and state authorities to monitor and follow health and safety protocols based on current conditions in order to maintain a safe and exciting game atmosphere for all Aggie fans.

Dodgers Nation x Chancer Sports app

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Welcome to Dodger Nation! Here’s your chance to win a Fanatics gift card that you can use for official Dodgers merchandise!

Chancer and Dodgers Nation have teamed up to create a new sports prediction game that offers a great way to enjoy Dodgers baseball. It’s as simple as making a few easy predictions like who will get more hits, steal a base, or even get caught in a pickle.

We’re throwing in some simple Dodgers player and history trivia questions to mix it up a bit.

We’re starting by asking fans to make predictions about the series, so hit the live leaderboard during the series and watch your points pile up as the action unfolds. Once the series is over, check if you’re top of the leaderboard and see if we’re giving away a fun prize for that week.

It’s not totally based on stats and there are a few questions that only loyal fans will know, so we can make sure everyone can have fun.

Here’s how to play:

  1. Download and open the app.
  2. Choose the Dodgers game
  3. Enter your answers for the next two-game final game against the hated Houston Astros (August 4, 2021)
  4. Watch the match live with your friends and find out how your predictions are progressing on our live leaderboard.
  5. See if you got the most correct to win.
  6. Share with your friends and compete against them!

It’s so easy! What are you waiting for? Download Chancer and play now.

You can also play the game directly from your browser if you don’t want to download another app! Check it out here!

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Prizes will be awarded if available from the vendor. Otherwise, prizes equivalent to a $200 gift card (taxes and shipping included) will be selected and awarded to the winner.