ESPN additionally reported that to attempt to offset some of the misplaced income, the league would increase tips on sponsorships of sports activities betting, onerous alcohol and casinos. That coverage will come into play instantly as a outcome of within 48 hours of its season opener, California announced it has a optimistic check and has undergone contact tracing that led to the cancellation of its sport in opposition to Washington. Kelly had informed his gamers earlier than the game that when — not if — the Irish won, they might need to run on to the locker room to keep away from being with the crush of students. Most of his players had been able to follow instructions, however some did get caught up. And then, as soon as the sport was over and the Irish received, what normally could be a scene of jubilation was additionally a scene that made social media cringe as followers stormed the sphere.