Arkansas Governor: Football Fans Will Be In Stadiums This Fall
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has offered good news for local football fans itching to catch a college game this fall. During an appearance on “The Paul Finebaum Show,” Hutchinson said that Razorback Stadium will have fans in the crowd for University of Arkansas football games. However, the exact capacity... Read more
NBA Reportedly Considering July Start Date And Playing Through Fall
While the NBA’s season suspension approaches the three-month mark, officials may have an official restart date in the cards. League executives are reportedly gearing up to finalize details of the season’s resumption this week. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA’s Board of Governors is expected to vote on the... Read more
FC Cincinnati Sees High Demand In New Stadium Seating
Although MLS has halted operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, FC Cincinnati supporters are eager for the team’s return and have exceeded seating demand expectations. Last month, the team revealed their second phase of ticket sales for the stadium, which featured four premium club spaces: the First Financial Club,... Read more
Hungarian Soccer Fans Admitted Into Games At Limited Capacity
As sports leagues around the world grapple with returning to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic, many are resorting to closed doors games out of safety. But in Hungary, leagues are taking a different route by allowing limited fans into stadiums. The Hungarian national football federation (MLSZ) has set... Read more
Steelers Open To Working With Season Ticket Owners Over Plan
It’s too early to tell what the 2020 NFL season may look like, but the Pittsburgh Steelers are anticipating any scenario. The team has committed to work with its season ticket holders regarding the renewal process should some fans be reluctant about attending any games amid the ongoing pandemic... Read more
MLB Players Association Proposes Revised Season Plan, Per Report
Weeks into negotiations, the MLB Players Association has reportedly delivered a counter-proposal to the league regarding the 2020 season. The union’s return-to-play plan is said to include a 114-game format, the option for players to opt-out regarding coronavirus concerns, and deferral of salaries, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Terms... Read more
Team Doctor Warns Second Wave Of Virus Could Impact NFL Season
The NFL is forging on with its plan for a full, uninterrupted season this fall as one of the only sports leagues not directly impacted by the spring’s pandemic. But health officials working with the league have concerns that the coronavirus could in fact take a toll on football... Read more
US Open Official Reveals Potential Plan For Staging Event In New York
The US Open is scheduled to invade New York City August 31 through September 13. Despite challenges presented by the coronavirus, a tournament official has revealed how those dates could go on as planned. USTA chief executive for professional tennis Stacey Allaster shared contingency plans with the Associated Press,... Read more
Danish Soccer Club Projects Fans Into Stadium Via Zoom
Thousands of Danish soccer fans filled the stadium this week for a bout between AGF Aarhus and Randers FC – despite being stuck at home. With the help of virtual meeting app Zoom, AGF Aarhus projected video of fans watching the game to help feign the typical game atmosphere... Read more
MLS Grants Teams Approval Of Small-Group Training
Major League Soccer players can now commence in outdoor training in small groups while officials work towards resuming the suspended season. The new approval granted on Thursday is the second step towards resuming team training after voluntary, individual workouts were approved on May 6. A league-wide moratorium on full... Read more