Jets, Giants Plan for No Fans This Season Due to NJ Governor’s Order
An order from Governor Phil Murphy limiting events to a total of 500 or fewer fans in the state of New Jersey means that the New York Giants and New York Jets – who both play at Metlife Stadium in the Garden State – will be playing in front... Read more
NASCAR All Star Race Featured Largest U.S. Crowd Since March
An estimated 20,000 fans watched Chase Elliot race to victory in NASCAR’s All-Star event in Bristol, Tennessee Wednesday, which marks the largest ticketed event since the coronavirus pandemic ground live entertainment to a halt earlier this year. The event took place at Bristol Motor Speedway, relocated from its initial... Read more
Atlanta Falcons to Use Lottery to Determine Attendance
With expectations for drastically reduced stadium capacity for the upcoming season, the Atlanta Falcons notified Personal Seat License owners of their options for the upcoming 2020 season this week. As with many other franchises, the Falcons are allowing for a penalty-free suspension of any PSL owner’s account to next... Read more
Panthers Tell PSL Owners Choices Will be Limited for 2020
In an email to consumers holding Personal Seat Licences, the Carolina Panthers laid out plans for prioritizing in-person access this fall with drastically limited seating capacity. Those who have purchased single-game seats for the upcoming season will be refunded. The move is similar to actions taken by other franchises... Read more
Patriots Planning on 20 Percent Capacity This Fall
The New England Patriots notified season ticket holders and other fans that they anticipate being able to host fans at games this fall, but at a drastically limited capacity. The team, which enters its first season in the post-Tom Brady era this fall, will offer first priority on available... Read more
Philadelphia Announces Halt on Large Events Through February 2021
Mayor Jim Kenney announced that the City of Philadelphia is prohibiting any large public events for more than six months in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, installing a cap of 50 people on any event held on public property. The halt, which is through February... Read more
Texas Motor Speedway Prepares for Fans at NASCAR Race Sunday
Texas Motor Speedway is in the final stages of preparations for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Sunday, where fans will be allowed up to 50% of the venue’s capacity, despite the recent spike in cases in many states, Texas included. After approving larger scale outdoor events including the race... Read more
Patriot League Cancels Fall Sports, But Exempts Army and Navy
The Patriot League announced Monday it would be shutting down its fall sports participation, following the Ivy League’s decision to keep its student-athletes at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Notably, however, the league will allow the United States Military Academy and United States Naval Academy to play fall sports.... Read more
Pac-12 Moves Fall Sports to Conference-Only Schedule
College sports saw its third Division I conference announce a substantial alteration of its fall athletics landscape, as the Pac-12 indicated Friday evening that it would have conference-only schedules amid the coronavirus pandemic. Impacted sports include Football, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball. “The health and safety of... Read more
MLB 2021 Schedule Announced, All 30 Clubs Set to Open on April 1
As teams prepare for the shortened 2020 season, Major League Baseball announced its 2021 schedule on Thursday, with every club set to open play on April 1. Assuming plans are able to be honored, April 1, 2021 would be the first time since 1968 that sees every franchise begin... Read more