Some New Jersey sports fans will soon be able to watch their favorite teams play live and in person.
As ESPN’s Jordan Raanan explained, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced during a Monday appearance on radio station WFAN that sports venues with capacities over 5,000 spectators can welcome small percentages of fans to events beginning March 1. Indoor venues are permitted 10% of their capacities, while outdoor arenas can allow 15%.
The New York Giants and New York Jets, two NFL teams that didn’t permit any fans to attend games during the 2020 season, released a joint statement following Murphy’s update: