The Latest: No fans for Broncos’ opener against Titans

Elwanda Tulloch


The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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There will be no fans for the Denver Broncos’ season opener against the Tennessee Titans on Monday night Sept. 14 because of the COVID-19 crisis.

The Broncos said Friday they hope to have fans at subsequent games. The team has sold out every home game since the 1960s.

The Broncos have been working with the Colorado governor’s office, using computer-generated plans that include up to 20,000 fans at Empower Field at Mile High.


But the team said having an empty stadium for the opener was the “responsible thing to do right now for our community.”

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Vanderbilt has canceled Friday’s practice after some positive COVID-19 test results.

The private Southeastern Conference university is not sharing the number of positive results. But Vanderbilt issued a statement noting the university’s ongoing testing procedures has “positive COVID-19 test

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