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A limited number of fans, seated according to COVID-19 restrictions requiring social distancing and masks, watch in the first half a college football game between LSU and Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on September 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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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Gasparilla Bowl Gets New Title Sponsor

The Gasparilla Bowl will have a new title sponsor in Union Home Mortage for the ESPN-backed bowl in Tampa, Florida, at the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl will be played this year at Raymond James Stadium as part of a multi-year title sponsorship. This year’s game will be […]

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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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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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In college towns across the country, the potential loss of football games will have a significant economic impact. Photo: Tony Ding/AP Images

College Football Towns Prepare to Call an Audible

(Editor’s note: Since this story was published on July 24, the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences have postponed fall sports, including college football.) Before you celebrate a touchdown with your friends and go crazy high-fiving strangers who feel like friends in that moment, you start with the tailgate party hours before kickoff with snacks, all […]

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Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Renovation Project on Hold Because of COVID

The University of Wisconsin will put a hold on a $77 million renovation to its football stadium that was scheduled to start after the 2020 season. The school will push the timeline back one year while determining the impact of COVID-19 on the financial landscape of the university. Camp Randall Stadium, built in 1917, is […]

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Charlotte College Football Showcases Sponsored by Duke’s Mayo

The Charlotte Sports Foundation will have Duke’s Mayonnaise as the new title sponsor of the organization’s regular-season college football game along with a postseason bowl game played in Charlotte, North Carolina. The games include the Duke’s Mayo Classic on September 26 between Notre Dame and Wake Forest, as well as the 19th annual Duke’s Mayo […]

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Cheez-It Takes Talents to Florida

Cheez-It is taking its cheesy snacks to Orlando this bowl season, announcing a deal to be title sponsor of the Cheez-It Bowl at Camping World Stadium starting in 2020. The move away from its sponsorship of a bowl game in Phoenix is a multiyear agreement signed with Florida Citrus Sports. The Orlando bowl game was […]

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San Diego State Football Stadium Closer to Approval

San Diego State University’s plans for a new football stadium on campus has been approved both in the design and financing stage by the California State University Board of Trustees, setting up the next step in the Aztecs’ plans to create a 35,000-seat stadium on campus. Aztec Stadium, estimated to cost $310 million, will be […]

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Million-Plus Added to Bryant-Denny Renovation Budget

The home of University of Alabama football, already undergoing a renovation, has had additional money allocated for the work by the university’s board of trustees. Another $1.17 million has been added to the budget for ongoing work at Bryant-Denny Stadium, which stands at $107.17 overall. The extra money for the stadium in Tuscaloosa will help with improvements […]

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