The Invisible Crowd: Inside the NFL’s Fake Crowd Noise System (NBC News)

NBC News: The Invisible Crowd: Inside the NFL’s Fake Crowd Noise System. “Wendel Stevens has spent decades mixing sound for live football broadcasts. During a game, he’s thinking about the sound of the announcers’ voices, when to play the iconic theme music, what players are doing on the field and what coaches are yelling from the sidelines. But there’s one thing he’s never had to give much thought: the crowd.”

CNN: Chiefs fan who attended game tests positive for Covid-19 and now everyone who sat near them is in quarantine

CNN: Chiefs fan who attended game tests positive for Covid-19 and now everyone who sat near them is in quarantine. “A fan who attended the Kansas City Chiefs’ opening night game at Arrowhead Stadium on September 10 has tested positive for Covid-19. The Kansas City Health Department said the individual that tested positive watched the game from the group’s box in the lower level of the stadium and tested positive the following day. The positive test has prompted the Kansas City Health Department to direct 10 people there to quarantine after potential exposure to the coronavirus.”

CNN: NFL cancels preseason games ahead of 2020 season, commissioner says

CNN: NFL cancels preseason games ahead of 2020 season, commissioner says. “here will be no preseason games for the National Football League this year, according to an open letter published Monday by Commissioner Roger Goodell. The mandate comes as every aspect of sporting world has been affected by coronavirus. Earlier this year, the NFL had to hold its draft virtually to avoid the spread of the virus. The season is set to begin in September.”