Pac 12 Reverses Earlier Vote, Reinstates 2020 Football Season
The Pac 12 Conference has announced a reversal of its decision to suspend all sports until at least January 1, 2021, reinstating football and allowing winter sports to begin in November. Teams will begin play on November 6, pending final approval from local health authorities. Fans will not be... 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
SEC Announces Conference-Only Plans for 2020
The Southeastern Conference has moved its football teams to a league-only schedule for the fall of 2020, announced Thursday afternoon. With the move, each SEC football team will play ten games and the two two squads will move on to the SEC Football Championship Game in December. With the... Read more
Report: NFL Will Tarp Seating Near Field for Safety, Sponsorships
While the NFL has announced it will allow teams and local officials to determine the number of fans allowed at its games this year, those with the best seats in the house will be a little further back from the field, at best, according to a report from Sports... Read more
Some NFL Coaches Reportedly In Favor Of Delaying Season
The NFL has been forging ahead in its plans to launch the 2020 season with fans and extensive player safety protocols in place. However, some coaches want the league to pump the brakes and push back the start of the season. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, three NFL coaches... Read more
Dr. Anthony Fauci: Football Needs “Bubble” Format To Return
NFL officials and college athletic departments have been busy roadmapping how their football seasons will look this year. But according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the sport may not be safe to return unless it is played in a “bubble”-like environment. Fauci criticized plans for the professional and college seasons,... Read more
Utah Football Season Ticket Owners Sent Survey On Stadium Readiness
In an effort to provide a strong fan experience while ensuring health and safety this fall, the University of Utah has sent a survey to its football season ticket holders gauging their comfort level with certain protocols. The survey, which will leave all answers confidential, focuses on proposed safety... Read more
Denver Broncos Announce New Stadium Safety Protocols
Football fans will likely have to endure plenty of “new normals” when attending games this season. The Denver Broncos are helping their fans prepare by releasing the new safety protocols they will implement at Empower Field at Mile High. A set of safety procedures were outlined during a virtual... Read more
Allegiant Stadium Announced As Site Of 2021 NFL Pro Bowl
The future home of the Las Vegas Raiders has landed a new gig. The NFL announced this week that the Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium will serve as the site of the 2021 Pro Bowl. Las Vegas will welcome NFL stars for the annual game, set for January 31, ending its... Read more
Health Experts Caution Risks Of Texas’ 50% Stadium Capacity
Football stadiums throughout Texas have been cleared to fill the stands up to 50 percent their capacity by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. However, health experts monitoring the coronavirus pandemic are not convinced that venues should follow the order and admit that many fans this fall. The decision on admitting... Read more