Health Experts Reveal Timeline For Return To Mass Gatherings
The live event industry is ultimately halted for the time being, with thousands of festivals and concerts postponed or cancelled throughout the remainder of 2020. While different industry experts have varying opinions on the return of mass gatherings, several epidemiologists have other predictions. The New York Times asked over... Read more
NFL Issues Preliminary Safety Protocols For Teams Return
As NFL teams map out their gradual return to facilities for training, a set of safety protocols has been outlined for them to follow. League commissioner Roger Goodell has issued a memo to all NFL franchises detailing the steps they are to take as players and personnel begin to... Read more
MLS To Return Next Month With Tournament In Orlando
Major League Soccer is preparing its comeback. Days after the league announced that an agreement had been reached between players and executives, details have emerged as to how exactly competition will resume after a months-long suspension. All 26 clubs will reconvene at the Disney-owned ESPN Wide World of Sports... Read more
MLB Commissioner Vows 2020 Season Will Happen
Baseball fans are growing increasingly doubtful that ongoing negotiations between Major League owners and players will produce a season agreement. But despite the stalemate, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is assuring fans across the country that there will indeed be a season this year. In an interview with ESPN’s Karl... Read more
University of Georgia Details Working Scenarios For Football Attendance
The University of Georgia is mulling how football games will look this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. A committee spearheaded by UGA athletic director Greg McGarity is exploring a range of scenarios for fall athletics, including attendance figures at Sanford Stadium for Bulldogs football games. Options being explored include... Read more
Packers Send Face Masks To Season Ticket Holders
Green Bay Packers season ticket holders have begun receiving custom face masks from the team, a move Packers president Mark Murphy had first announced weeks ago. However, it remains unclear if masks will be required when the Packers take the field this season. The NFL is planning on having... Read more
NBA Reportedly Discussing Tightened 2020-21 Season Schedule
This NBA season has certainly been unlike any other, but the league may not get back to a sense of normalcy next season either. Executives are reportedly in discussions about adjusting the format of the 2020-21 season to keep the season at 82 games but tightening the schedule. Atlanta... Read more
NASCAR To Start Admitting Fans To Races This Weekend
NASCAR was among the first major sports leagues to return from a pandemic-induced hiatus. Now, it will be among the first to admit fans into events. Select races will now welcome spectators into tracks beginning this weekend, officials announced Tuesday. Fans will be admitted into Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday, June... Read more
NFL Season To Remain On Schedule, Per Chief Medical Officer
NFL teams are weeks away from launching training camp for a season that will be unlike any other. But despite uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the league’s top doctor is confident that games will still be able to go on as planned and hopefully, with fans in attendance. Dr.... Read more
MLB Makes Another Season Proposal While Player Negotiations Continue
The MLB is still working towards an agreement for a potential 2020 season and negotiations continued this week when the league issued another proposal to the Players Association. The latest proposal is said to feature a 76-game season format plus 75 percent prorated salaries, playoff pool money and no... Read more