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Did Big Ten inadvertently give teams an ‘out?’

Nebraska said it’s going to continue to prepare and be ready to play this Fall – with or without the Big Ten. Something the University reiterated after that shoe dropped Tuesday. But could the Huskers, really? After fumbling to answer that question on the Big Ten Network, conference commissioner Keven Warren later told Yahoo! Sports, […]

Shutdown Of Fall Sports Was Not Just Limited To The Big 10 And PAC 12

Although the decision was made with their best interest in mind, thousands of student athletes and coaches are expressing their disappointment over the Mountain West Conference’s resolution to call off all fall sporting events. Among them is Tom Burman, the athletic director of the University of Wyoming. “The decision by the Mountain West Board of […]

PAC 12 And Big 10 Officially Postpone Football And All Fall Sports

After two days of rumors, it’s finally official – the Big Ten and Pac-12 won’t play football this fall. Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said Tuesday there was “too much uncertainty” at the moment to risk the safety of its student-athletes. However, officials are still holding out hope they’ll be able to play football in […]

MLB Considers “Bubble-Type” Play Format

Major League Baseball might take a page out of the NBA and NHL playbooks and do a “bubble-type” format for the playoffs. Coronavirus outbreaks on the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins have screwed up the shortened regular season already. Sources say there have been “preliminary” talks about putting together a postseason bubble. Possible spots […]

Opinion: Cancelling The College Football Season Is The Worst Thing You Can Do

By Stephen Diener It is a trend and idea that has been building ever since the Ivy league cancelled their college football season a few weeks ago. Get rid of the 2020 season. It’s a fans worst nightmare and should be the worst nightmare of universities too, but nevertheless, the word came out yesterday that […]

Big Loss For FAU Football And One Conference Cancels Season

It was a tough day for college football fans all over the country. First, FAU lost one of their best defensive players when safety Quran Hafiz announced  on Twitter that he would be opting out of the 2020 season due to covid-19 concerns. He became the first Owls player to opt out this season. Meanwhile, on […]

Gov. Ron DeSantis Trying To Find A Way To Keep UF-FSU Game

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will push to keep the annual rivalry game between Florida State and the University of Florida, saying yesterday that keeping the huge game will be good for the state. “We do have a situation coming up where we’re going to have a college football season without Florida playing Florida State,” […]

MLB Cracks Down on COVID-19 Safety Rules

After a rocky start to MLB’s shortened season, the league is tightening COVID-19 protocols. Players and staff must now wear face coverings at all times, including in the dugouts and bullpens. Players on the field don’t have to. The changes come after 21 games had to be postponed in the first two weeks of the […]

Big Return for Miami Marlins

After a week-long hiatus because of a coronavirus outbreak, the Miami Marlins stormed back Tuesday night with 15 replacement players, 7 of them being from the minor leagues, and gutted out a 4-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles. The game was Miami’s first since July 26 after 18 players and 2 coaches tested positive for […]