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New York State says 'no fans allowed' for professional sports

Video Credit: WKBW Buffalo
Published on July 2, 2020 - Duration: 02:16s

New York State says 'no fans allowed' for professional sports

Several guidelines will also be in place for team staff, athletes and venue personnel.

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New York State says 'no fans allowed' for professional sports

ALSO TONIGHT -- IFTHE NFL SEASONSTARTEDTODAY..BUFFALO BILLSFANS WOULD NOT BEABLE TO ATTENDGAMES AT NEW ERAFIELD.AN UPDATE TO PHASEFOUR OF THE STATE'SREOPENING PLANMEANS GAMES CAN BEPLAYED IN ORCHARDPARK.BUT AT THIS POINT..YOU WOULDN'T BEABLE TO GO..JEFF RUSACK IS LIVEAT NEW ERA FIELD TOTELL US HOW SOMEBILLS FANS ARETAKING THE NEWS.JEFF, WE'RE TWOMONTHS FROM THEBEGINNING OF THENFL SEASON... ANDTHERE IS A REALEXCITMENT AROUNDTHIS BUFFALO BILLSTEAM..

.BUT UNLESSTHINGS CHANGE.EXCITED FANS WON'TBE INSIDE NEW ERAFIELD CHEERING.WHAT MAKES A BILLSGAME A BILLS GAME?THE FANS.THEY PROVIDE THEENERGY.BUT IN A WORLD WITHCOVID-19..

FANS WILLNOT BE A PART OFTHAT EXPERIENCE.THAT KIND OF SUCKS,BECUASE MY DADLOVES GOING TOGAMES, LIKE THAT'SKIND OF OUR THING.NEW YORK STATERELEASED THEIR RE-OPENING GUIDELINESFOR PROFESSIONALSPORTS.IT STATES NO FANSARE ALLOWED TOATTEND GAMESDURING THE COVID-19PUBLIC HEALTHEMERGENCY.I UNDERSTAND WHY, ITHINK THE COULD DOSOCIAL DISTANCING, IREALLY DO.IT'S NOT JUST INSIDETHE STADIUM.NO TAILGATINGEITHER.THE GUIDELINESSTATE:"PROHIBIT FANS FROMCONGREGATINGOUTSIDE THE VENUEAND IMPLEMENT ASECURITY PLAN TOSAFELY DISPERSE ANYINDIVIDUALS THATGATHER OUTSIDE OFTHE VENUE,"ONE SEASON TICKETHOLDER IS OK WITHSTATE'S DECISION.RENE ROBINSONAT THIS POINT I DON'TKNOW WHAT TO DO...AND JUST DO WHAT ISRIGHT.LIFE IS WORTH SOMUCH MORE THANANYTHING ELSE.WITH THIS BEING ASTATE RULING ANDNOT A LEAGUERULING..

SOME AREWORRIED ABOUTCOMPETITION IN NFL.I DON'T THINK ONETEAM SHOULD HAVEFANS, FANS IN THESTANDS AND ANOTHERTEAM CAN'T.

CAUSEHOME FIELDADVANTAGE AS WE ALLKNOW HAS ITSADVANTAGES.WITH PLENTY TOPESSAMISTIC ABOUT...PER USUALOFFSEASON BILLSFANS STAY POSITIVE.NEXT YEAR, 2021.

GOBILLS.I'M HOPINGSOMETHING HAPPENSTHAT'S GOOD.

THISCORONAVIRUS JUSTKIND OF DISAPEARS.THESE GUIDELINESWILL HAVESIGNFIGANT FINANCIALRAMIFICATIONS.I SPOKE WITH ONETAILGATE LOT OWNER,WHO IS CERTAINLYWORRIED ABOUTWHAT THIS MEANSFOR HIS BUSINESS.REPORTING INORCHARD PARK, JEFFRUSACK 7 EWN.NEW AT 11 -- NEW

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