The Masters Will Go On in November Without Fans Present
Confirming rumors that began to spread last week, Augusta National Golf Club announced Wednesday that the 2020 Masters Tournament will take place November 9-15 without patrons or guests on the grounds of the hallowed golf club. The tournament, postponed from its traditional April dates due to the coronvairus, had... Read more
Big Ten, Pac-12 Suspends Fall Sports, Including Football
After days of rumors that the decision was imminent, two of the so-called “Power 5” conferences announced Tuesday that they would not be participating in intercollegiate athletics in the fall of 2020 due to the risks of the coronavirus. The Big Ten and Pac-12 postponed all fall sports, including... Read more
Mike Tyson- Roy Jones, Jr. Exhibition Bout Moved to Late November
An exhibition boxing match between former champions Mike Tyson and Roy Jones, Jr. has been rescheduled, according to multiple reports. The fight was originally scheduled for September 12th at California’s Dignity Health Park, but will now take place on November 28. According to The Ring, the bout was postponed... Read more
With College Football Season Hanging in Balance, Players Voice Desire to Play
The college football season is reportedly hanging in the balance, as officials debate its cancellation at the school administrative and conference level, while a number of coaches and players have spoken out in hopes that they reconsider. It is unclear whether a cancelled season would lead to football played... Read more
Penn State Fans Cry Foul Over Football Donation “Money Grab”
Season ticket holders for Penn State University’s football program got a double-whammy last week. Not only did the school announce it would not be allowing fans in the stands for 2020 due to the coronavirus, but it is keeping donation money that is required as a part of the... Read more
2020 Kentucky Derby: Ticket Info, Infield Selling Suspension, and Refund Process
As August finally kicks in, there is one more month to go before the Kentucky Derby starts. This event was supposed to take place last May through its annual renewal but got suspended due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Today, it will stand as the second jewel of the Triple... Read more
Augusta Mayor Says “Likely” Masters Will Happen Without Fans
Augusta, Ga. mayor Hardie Davis expressed doubt at a press conference that the venerable tournament would be able to allow fans, though no official decision has been made as of Friday afternoon. “Tomorrow, the PGA Championship begins at Harding Park without fans, and that’s likely what will probably happen... Read more
No COVID Clusters Tied to NASCAR Race That Had 20,000 Fans
Some good news related to the potential for holding events with fans in attendance: public health officials say that they have not found any evidence that a NASCAR race in July with more than 20,000 in attendance led to any clusters of new COVID-19 cases. The July 15 NASCAR... Read more
UConn Becomes First FBS School to Cancel Football Season
Newly independent for the fall of 2020, the University of Connecticut called off its football season Wednesday, becoming the first Football Bowl Subdivision school to do so amid the coronavirus pandemic. UConn, which departed the American Athletic Conference to return to the Big East – which does not sponsor... Read more
Indianapolis 500 Switches Gears to No Fan Attendance Format
The Indianapolis 500 announced Tuesday that it would not be able to have fans in attendance, taking place on August 23 with just television cameras and race officials at the speedway. Organizers held out for fans as long as they could – going to 50 percent capacity in late... Read more