Buffalo Bills Will Not Hold Training Camp In Rochester
The Buffalo Bills have been calling the Pittsford campus of St. John Fisher home to training camp practices since 2000. This summer they will not return however.
On Tuesday, the NFL announced that teams have to hold training camp from team facilities this year due to COVID-19. In addition, there will be no joint team practices as stated in the memo from Commissioner Roger Goodell:
"We believe that each of these steps will enhance our ability to protect the health and safety of players and your football staffs and are consistent with a sound approach to risk management in the current environment," Goodell said in the memo."
It’s unknown how camp will look at One Bills Drive, Syracuse.com predicts that the team could use social media and live video to try and give fans that normal experience feeling.
While restrictions on fan attendance are yet to be known, forcing teams to centralize at their facilities allows the clubs to better prepare and ensure the safest environment for their players. The Bills have not issued an official statement at this time but the team and college are under contract thought 2021 to hold training camp in Pittsford.
Utica Rome Speedway Will Open Wednesday, June 3 Without Fans
Utica-Rome Speedway will drop the checkered flag on the 2020 season this Wednesday night, June 3rd at 7 p.m.. The race will be appropriately titled, the Conquer Corona 30.
The Wednesday night race will feature the Sportsman and Pro Stocks Series, but will be held without fans. The Sportsman race is slated for a 30-lap battle with $1,000 going to the winning driver. A paid 20 lap B-Main event will be held for cars not making the feature race. Drivers will draw for starting positions in heat races. The Pro Stocks are also slated for a 30-lap main-event with a draw for starting positions in the heat races.