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News in brief from LVSportsBiz.com:

Las Vegas Events, which hosts the National Finals Rodeo as the non-profit events arm of the LVCVA, has a new President to replace the outgoing one Pat Christenson. The new Prez of the LVE is Tim Keener effective January 1st. Keener is currently Vice President of Events and Ticketing Operations at LVE. Keener will replace longtime Christenson, who will transition to an advisory role on the Las Vegas Events Board of Trustees through 2023.

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Return to Big League Weekend: Summerlin’s ballpark, Las Vegas Ballpark, will host two MLB spring training games in early March. It’s called Las Vegas Big League Weekend and the Cincinnati Reds take on the Oakland Athletics on Saturday-Sunday, March 4-5. Game times are 1:05 p.m. (PT), TV-related changes reserved.

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Allegiant Stadium gets another concert in 2023: P!nk says their Summer Carnival Stadium Tour, featuring special guests Brandi Carlile, Grouplove and DJ KidCutUp, will stop at Allegiant Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

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Gloria Nevarez, a 25-year varsity sports veteran, was selected as the second commissioner in the history of the Mountain West Conference. UNLV is a member of Mountain West. Nevarez will officially assume her duties on Jan. 1 after the longtime MW commissioner retired Craig Thompson, who has been the sole officer of Mountain West since the inception of the conference. Nevarez has served as Commissioner of the West Coast Conference since 2018

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UFC President from Las Vegas Dana White today announced the start of martial arts, power slap, a sanctioned and regulated martial art that focuses on competitive open-handed striking. Founded by Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and Craig Piligianin association with Ultimate Fighting Championship and Endeavor and produced by Pilgrim Media Group, power slap Competitors from around the world will go head-to-head on the ultimate stage to demonstrate their “power, technique and determination”. The sport power slap will kick off with an eight-part series, airing on TBS in early 2023, in which athletes will compete for a spot in the Casthouse, first power slap leaderboard, future power slap matches, and global recognition.


WATCHDOG journalism: Our story about the public tourism promotion agency LVCVA, which spent almost $165,000 to attend the NFL Super Bowl in Los Angeles in February 2022.


COSTS to play Raiders and Golden Knights games. These stories are based on research by Chicago-based Team Marketing Report.

Robber: The average Raiders home ticket is $153.47 — the most expensive average ticket in the 32-team NFL.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS: The Golden Knights’ average home ticket is $124.09 — the fourth most expensive ticket average in the 32-team NHL.


LVSportsBiz.com Raiders Stories to Read:

– Raiders fans at Allegiant Stadium for the first time

— Many Pages of the Allegiant Stadium

– Raiders Stadium – Sports Business Story in Las Vegas in 2021

— Mark Davis’ close advisor and friend

– At the Raiders’ first game with fans at Allegiant Stadium


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