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Auburn to limit seating capacity for home games

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Auburn will reduce Jordan-Hare Stadium’s seating capacity to about 20% at the start of the upcoming football season.

Athletic director Allen Greene said the move will lead to ”a shortfall of tens of millions of dollars this year.” He noted that football revenue finances each of Auburn’s 21 sports teams.

Auburn says all general seating tickets for the Sept. 26 opener against Kentucky will be reserved for students. That doesn’t include controlled premium spaces or tickets designated for guests of home or visiting players and coaches.

Auburn will announce ticket allocations for other games later.

Face coverings will be required for all spectators and gameday workers with no tailgating allowed.

Stadium capacity is 87,451, which means attendance will be limited to just over 17,000 fans.

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