Rose Bowl game relocated to AT&T Stadium

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The historic Rose Bowl Game will not be played in its normal home due to the coronavirus pandemic. The game was forced out of town due to local officials would not allow fans in attendance.

The game — which is also a College Football Semifinal this year — has a new home. And it’s at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Football
Football (Photo by Pixabay)

The College Football Playoff is located in nearly Dallas, Texas.

Related: Bret Bielema is returning home: Illinois hires him as their head football coach

The Democratic state is still strict on its lockdown measures. Pasadena is in Los Angeles County. Recently, that county has a stay-at-home order.

While in Texas, a Republican state, sporting events are open to the public. And they’re allowing fans in attendance. At least in some capacity.

The last time that a Rose Bowl game was not played in Pasadena, California came in 1942. The Oregon State Beavers and the Duke Blue Devils played in Durham, North Carolina.

Related: Blazers win their second Conference USA Championship

Due to the Pearl Harbor attacks, the game was moved.

“We understand the honor and tradition that takes place in Pasadena in participating in the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day,” Erica Pan, acting state health officer at the California Department of Health, recently said in a statement. “However, there are no boundaries to this virus.”

The UCLA Bruins hosted the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday at Rose Bowl Stadium. However, no fans were allowed inside to see the Cardinal’s winning 48-47.

Related: Cardinals win sixth MAC Championship, defeats Bulls

In fact, this whole season at home, the Bruins have not had a single fan in attendance.

Report a Typo or Correction

Copyright © 2007-2020. The Capital Sports Report. All Rights Reserved.

All information contained in this Digital Publication are copyright by The Capital Sports Report, and may not be duplicated, copied, modified or adapted, in any way without our written permission. Your use of our work does not constitute any right or license for you to use our trademarks, without the prior written permission of The Capital Sports Report.

Our Content, as found within our Website, is protected under United States and foreign copyrights laws. The copying, redistribution, or use of our publication by you of any such Content, is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Website does not grant you any ownership rights to our Content.

The Capital Sports Report and its logo are official trademarks of Anthony Caruso III and Anthony Caruso Enterprises.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.