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Fans wait for Notre Dame and Navy to play on November 16, 2019, in South Bend, Indiana. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

How Many Fans Will Be At College Football Games This Year?

Playing sports during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be tough when not in a bubble environment. It may be even more so for college football given the amount of traditional game-day experiences such as tailgating and team walks into the stadium. But the coronavirus has disrupted things significantly. While some schools are planning on […]

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Purdue coach Jeff Brohm leads his team on the field before a game against Wisconsin on November 23, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Big Ten Already Walking Schedule Tightrope

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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The inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during game action between the New York Giants and the New Orleans Saints.

NFL Delays New Orleans Super Bowl to 2025 Because of Mardi Gras

The National Football League will move the 2024 Super Bowl out of New Orleans and the Superdome because of a conflict with Mardi Gras and will give the city the hosting duties for Super Bowl LIX in 2025 instead, the league has announced. The conflict with Mardi Gras came after the league’s renegotiated CBA with […]

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Levi’s Stadium, Home of San Francisco 49ers, Going Cashless

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that Levi’s Stadium will be a cashless payment venue whenever fans are able to return to watch NFL action in Santa Clara, California. The 49ers also used the announcement to promote a multi-year partnership extension with Visa, making the move to only accept card or mobile payments for concessions, […]

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So, What Happens to College Football’s Bowl Season?

Last year’s college football season was historic — the 150th anniversary of the sport became a season-long celebration culminating with one of the modern era’s most dominant teams ever, LSU, crushing Clemson to win the College Football Playoff championship game. This year’s season will be perhaps even more historic … and not for celebratory reasons. […]

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Philadelphia Eagles, Fox Bet Enter Multiyear Agreement

The Philadelphia Eagles will unveil a new Fox Bet branded interactive studio at Lincoln Financial Field once fans are allowed back at games as part of a new sponsorship deal with the betting platform. The sponsorship deal will include broadcast, digital and social media advertising on team channels, promotions and a branding presence on game […]

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San Diego State Football to Play 2021 Season in Los Angeles

San Diego State football, which like the rest of the Mountain West Conference is not playing this fall, will spend both the spring and fall seasons in 2021 playing home games at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, so that construction work on a new downtown San Diego stadium can progress toward a potential […]

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SoFi Stadium had its official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday in a virtual event. Photo Credit: SoFi Stadium / Vantage Point Global, Inc.

SoFi Stadium Officially Opens With Virtual Ribbon-Cutting

The new home of the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams is officially open as SoFi Stadium was unveiled during a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony ahead of the NFL season openers this weekend, with the Rams scheduled to host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football. In addition to 20 NFL home games each year, […]

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