MIssissippi Kentucky Football
Fan enter Kentucky's Kroger Field before a college football game between Kentucky and Mississippi. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Panel: Sports Venues Need to Rethink Entrance and Exit

Sports venues need to keep working on efficient ways to have spectators — at whatever quantity allowed during the COVID-19 pandemic — enter, walk around and exit in an efficient and most importantly a healthy fashion, a panel at the Association of Luxury Suite Directors virtual conference agreed. Venues will also have to adapt for […]

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Globe Life Field
This photo shows a statue of Nolan Ryan in the empty plaza outside Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The Texas Rangers would have played the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, in what would have been the opening day for the new ballpark, before the season was postponed due to the new coronavirus. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

The Incredible Shrinking Venues

The coronavirus pandemic is going to have short- and mid-term impacts on the fan experience at stadiums. An enforced social-distancing policy by its very nature will likely lead to fewer people allowed in stadiums and arenas when sports return in earnest. And it remains unclear what if any long-term impact there may be on seating […]

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