Michigan State Football Aims For Partially Filled Stadium
Michigan State football fans likely won’t be able to pack Spartan Stadium this fall, but officials are aiming to at least partially fill the seats at games. An official capacity is yet to be determined as states and institutions work out how to put on events with reduced crowds.... Read more
Proposed US Open Safety Conditions Criticized By Players
USTA officials are set to unveil their formal plan for the 2020 US Open later this month, but some of the world’s top tennis players are doubtful the tournament can happen even with strict safety measures imposed. A USTA executive revealed that organizers are hoping to stage the grand... Read more
Fans Fume As Premier League Club Gives No Information On Refunds
The English Premier League will resume play this month, but not all fans are thrilled. Newcastle United FC has drawn backlash for its ticket refund policy or rather lack thereof. Newcastle United is the league’s only club to keep mum on issuing refunds to games that will now go... Read more
Mexico Grand Prix Stands Firm On November Race Date
Amid widespread event cancellations and sports disruptions, promoters for the Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix are determined to keep the race scheduled for the fall. Corporación Interamericana de Entretenimiento (CIE) revealed this week that they remain focused on staging a race as planned between October 30 and November 1... Read more
NHL Aims To Enter Second Phase Of Return-To-Play Plan Next Week
After a nearly three-month suspension, the NHL is making moves to return to the ice. The league announced further plans for its return-to-play action, include a start date for its next phase and official playoff format. Teams can permit players into training facilities for voluntary, small group workouts beginning... Read more
University Of Georgia Eyeing Full Stadium For Football Games
It’s yet to be seen if thousands of Georgia Bulldog football fans will be admitted into games this fall, but University President Jere Morehead is hopeful for a packed house. The University of Georgia is allowing student-athletes back to campus for voluntary workouts beginning June 8 while Morehead is... Read more
Texas Governor Allows 50 Percent Fan Capacity At Sports Games
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has proclaimed that outdoor stadiums can now admit up to 50 percent of their total capacity for sports games as part of the state’s third phase of reopening its economy. Abbott was among the first U.S. governors to give the green light for professional sports... Read more
NBA Officials Approve Plan To Resume Season In Orlando
The NBA has taken a major step towards returning to the court. In a conference call today, the league’s Board of Governors voted in favor of a return-to-play plan that would bring 22 teams to Orlando for a season restart this summer, the Associated Press reports. The plan, which... Read more
NHL Plans Daily Virus Testing Once Season Resumes
To ensure player safety upon a return to the ice, the NHL is looking to conduct daily coronavirus tests should the season resume. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly revealed that an extensive testing protocol is in the works as the league works towards its phased resume. “We will have a rigorous... Read more
Air Force Football To Include Parking In Ticket Price
The US Air Force Academy is seeking a more convenient experience for football fans. Beginning this fall, Air Force football games will no longer require cash parking on game day. The move is not only meant to improve the flow of traffic and expedite fan travel into the lot... Read more