Big Ten will limit football and other fall sports to conference games

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The league cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously that the plan would be applied only “if the […]

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Ivy League cancels fall sports due to COVID-19 outbreak

Harvard and the rest of the Ivy League won’t be on the football field this fall. | Charles Krupa/AP The decision to pull football and non-conference basketball could have ripple effects across college sports. The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not play sports this fall because […]

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Jim Harbaugh says he and Michigan were close to a new deal before pandemic hit

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh said the pandemic put a new contract on the back burner. | Jim Young/AP “There’s bigger fish to fry for our athletic director, or our administration, me as a coach,” Harbaugh said. ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday he was closing in on a contract extension […]

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Northwestern moves football game from Wrigley Field

The Northwestern-Wisconsin football game won’t be played at Wrigley Field this year. | John J. Kim/Sun-Times Schedule shakeups caused by the coronavirus pandemic prompted the move. The Northwestern-Wisconsin football game scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field will be relocated, NU and the Cubs announced Wednesday. Concerns about the coronavirus pandemic prompted the decision. The […]

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Narbonne hires Malcolm Manuel to be football coach

Malcolm Manuel, a 27-year-old junior varsity football coach at Banning, has been officially hired to be the football coach at Narbonne. He will take over a program that had been the dominant team in the City Section until this past season, when the Gauchos were banned from the playoffs for two years, were forced to […]

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Should We Play? Two College Football Teams Have Very Different Answers

When David A. Thomas, the president of Morehouse College, canceled the school’s football season on Friday, there were a number of factors he did not consider: a lucrative television contract (Morehouse has none), the loss of ticket revenue (B.T. Harvey Stadium has 9,000 seats) or the opinions of any other university presidents. Instead, Thomas homed […]

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Colin Kaepernick & Ava DuVernay Team Up For Netflix Series | E! News

The football player and director join forces for "Colin in Black & White," a miniseries which documents Colin’s journey to become a great quarterback while defining his identity. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1165913/colin-kaepernick-teams-with-ava-duvernay-for-netflix-series-about-his-high-school-years #ColinKaepernick #ENews #CelebrityNews #AvaDuVernay Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. […]

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Netflix Series About Colin Kaepernick Is in the Works From Ava DuVernay

Colin Kaepernick has yet to be invited back to the National Football League, but Netflix is welcoming him with open arms. The former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who sparked a movement when he knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality has joined forces with the writer-director Ava DuVernay […]

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Netflix Series About Colin Kaepernick in the Works From Ava DuVernay

Colin Kaepernick has yet to be invited back to the National Football League, but Netflix is welcoming him with open arms. The former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who sparked a movement when he knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality has joined forces with the writer-director Ava DuVernay […]

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Kansas State football players say they will boycott over racist George Floyd tweet

Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a policy that would allow a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions.” The move that most players announced Saturday on social media follows a tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd that prompted […]

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Who has the best roster in the NFC? | Get Up

Domonique Foxworth and Jeff Saturday react to Pro Football Focus’ list of top five offenses in the NFC for the 2020 NFL season, and choose the best from the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They also discuss which Baker Mayfield they will see for the Cleveland […]

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Morehouse College cancels football season due to coronavirus concerns

Morehouse College announced it will cancel its 2020 football season because of the coronavirus pandemic. | Alex Brandon/AP Morehouse is believed to be the first scholarship football program to call off its 2020 season. Morehouse College has cancelled its 2020 fall sports schedule due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the school announced Friday. President David […]

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College football is a ‘hot mess’ & the season will likely be delayed – Paul Finebaum | Get Up

Paul Finebaum and Laura Rutledge discuss the chances of the 2020 college football season not starting on time. #GetUp ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN on Social Media: […]

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How big a deal is it that the NFL canceled the HOF game? | PTI

The National Football League announced that it has canceled the 2020 NFL Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio, between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers. Pardon The Interruption debates how big a deal this is, with Michael Wilbon saying it’s a big deal and Tony Kornheiser not necessarily feeling the same way. ✔️Subscribe to […]

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NFL cancels Hall of Fame Game, Class of 2020 enshrinement postponed due to coronavirus

The Class of 2020 will have to wait a year to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. | Gene J. Puskar/AP The Cowboys and Steelers are expected to remain on the schedule for the 2021 Hall of Fame Game, which is likely when this year’s class will be honored. Even during a worldwide […]

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This College Football Team Had No Coronavirus Cases at First. Then It Shut Down.

When Kansas State opened the doors to its athletic facilities, welcoming its football players back to campus starting the first weekend in June, administrators breathed a sigh of relief once the first batch of coronavirus tests came back. The first wave of athletes spent a week in quarantine before voluntary workouts, as all players were […]

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Max Tuerk’s high school coach remembers him as ‘loving giant’

Former Santa Margarita High football coach Harry Welch said he was preparing for a Father’s Day breakfast with his wife, Cindee, on Sunday when his cellphone rang. It was Greg Tuerk, father of his former All-American offensive lineman, Max Tuerk. “I said, ‘Good morning, Greg. Happy Father’s Day.’ He said, ‘Thanks coach,’ and broke down.” […]

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College football players have growing concerns about coronavirus – Laura Rutledge | Get Up

Paul Finebaum and Laura Rutledge discuss how college football players testing positive for the coronavirus is leading to concerns surrounding the start of the season. #GetUp ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on […]

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Commentary: The world should know Iowa State’s Jack Trice, the only Black man with his name on a major-college stadium

Iowa State’s Jack Trice Stadium is the only major-college football stadium named for a Black man. | Matthew Putney/AP Trice died after playing his second game for the Cyclones in 1923. Absorb these words from Iowa State starting defensive back Greg Eisworth. “It’s an amazing honor to know that every time I step on that […]

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UCLA football players demand protection from ‘injustices’ amid pandemic return

After a virtual team meeting Thursday night, 30 UCLA football players united in support behind a document they believe will protect them in their upcoming return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The document, reviewed by the Los Angeles Times late Thursday, asserts that players do not trust coach Chip Kelly’s program to act in […]

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Richard Sherman, Robert Woods and Tony Dungy discuss racism and the NFL

Football stars Richard Sherman and Robert Woods, Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy and Los Angeles Times columnist LZ Granderson gathered for a Zoom teleconference Thursday morning to discuss social justice, racism and the NFL. Sam Farmer, the Times’ Hall of Fame NFL reporter, moderated and steered the conversation. Here’s how it went: What do you […]

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Are college football players signing a ‘pledge’ or a waiver related to the coronavirus? | Get Up

ESPN college football reporter Heather Dinich joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to discuss the plan for players to return to practice, whether the "pledges" they’re signing are legal waivers, and potential changes to schools’ schedules. Paul Finebaum and Dan Orlovsky then join the conversation to talk about issues facing the sport going forward. #NFL […]

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College Football Sees First Games Canceled Because of Coronavirus

Four college football games involving historically black colleges and universities have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, making them the first casualties of a college football season that appears tenuous just over two months before its scheduled kickoff. Two neutral-site games — Southern University versus Tennessee State in Detroit on Sept. 5 and Jackson […]

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Welcome Back to Football (Terms and Conditions Apply)

You can say this about the college football industrial complex: it knows how to take care of its own. Iowa rid itself of its longtime strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle on Monday after a long line of former players accused him of abusive behavior, including racist comments. To make him go away, the school […]

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