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  • College football in the spring growing more likely amid coronavirus

    Many expansive beaches are still deemed too dangerous to enjoy. Many businesses remain shuttered. Many hospitals are still short on beds. On July 2, the United States set a single-day record for new coronavirus cases. On Aug. 29, college football remains set to kick off on campuses. Even as COVID-19 cases rise in at least

    New York Post
  • Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy suggested $1 million pay cut after review

    Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy agreed to take a $1 million pay cut and amend his contract following a two-week internal review of the football program triggered by controversial incidents, OSU athletic director Mike Holder announced Friday. Holder also said Gundy’s contract length was shortened from five to four years, while his buyout was cut

    New York Post
  • Oklahoma State: ‘No signs’ of racism in Mike Gundy’s football program

    STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State’s athletic director said late Thursday an internal review had found “no sign or indication of racism” in the football program under coach Mike Gundy after a number of players raised concerns. “We have spent the past couple of weeks reviewing our program and talking with current and former players,” AD

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  • July Brings Major Changes For Coronavirus Testing And Tracing Of College Athletes

    The Centers for Disease Control issued updated recommendations for colleges and universities yesterday, and many of the principles could alter how athletic departments welcome back more athletes.

    Forbes
  • Doctor suggests players will die if college football season starts as planned

    Should a college football season take place, one Big Ten professor expects tragedy. Dr. Sheldon Jacobson, a computer science professor at the University of Illinois, told CBS Sports that if the roughly 13,000 FBS players return to their respective campuses as scheduled, he projects that 30 to 50 percent of players will contract COVID-19 this

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  • Rutgers president ‘far from certain’ about college football season

    As the novel coronavirus pandemic has continued to torment the country and numbers have risen in football-mad states in the south and midwest, talks have increased of the uncertainty of a college football season being played in the fall. On his first day at his new job, Rutgers president Jonathan Holloway addressed the elephant in

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  • Akrum Wadley: Playing at Iowa was a ‘living nightmare’ of racism

    Longtime Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle may be gone, but the allegations of racism within the program continue. Recent standout running back Akrum Wadley issued the latest round of accusations against Doyle, longtime coach Kirk Ferentz and his staff, citing instances in which Hawkeyes coaches bullied and threatened their players, while demonstrating bias

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  • Boomer Esiason suggests college football players are getting coronavirus on purpose

    Boomer Esiason alluded to the idea that college football teams with players who recently tested positive for the coronavirus had them get it on purpose. The WFAN radio host said that he found it “odd” that so many players from big-time football programs have suddenly come down with COVID-19 as teams prepare to report back

    New York Post
  • Frisco To Host College Football Bowl Games Through 2025

    The Frisco Bowl, owned and operated by ESPN Events, has been extended through 2025.

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  • Kansas State athletes threaten boycott over student’s George Floyd tweet

    Athletes at Kansas State are threatening to boycott playing and other athletic department events if the school does not take action after a student’s George Floyd-related tweet. Jaden McNeil, the leader of the school’s American First Student organization on Thursday congratulated Floyd in a tweet “on being drug free for an entire month!” Floyd, a

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  • Clemson football hits 37 total coronavirus cases after new tests

    The closer we get to training camp, the worse the numbers are becoming for Clemson. One of the nation’s premier college football programs announced Friday it had 14 more positive tests for the novel coronavirus this week. It brings the Tigers’ total to 37 players – nearly a third of their roster — and 47

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  • Oregon-Oregon State rivalry will drop the ‘Civil War’ moniker

    Oregon and Oregon State have agreed to drop the name “Civil War” for their rivalry games. The move Friday was made after discussions between officials at both schools and current and former student-athletes. The change also comes amid ongoing protests following the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Oregon State President Ed Ray

    New York Post
  • Morehouse College cancels fall sports, including football season, over coronavirus concerns

    Colleges across the U.S. are grappling with how to handle fall sports because they drive revenue at many schools and in surrounding towns.

    Fortune
  • Morehouse cancels football, cross country over coronavirus fears

    The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on college sports. First, Division III Bowdoin College in Maine cancelled all of its fall sports, and now Division II Morehouse College in Atlanta has done the same with football and cross country. “Like all of the decisions we’ve made related to COVID-19, this was a difficult

    New York Post
  • Cornell football commit kicked off team after using N-word on Snapchat

    A star running back from Morristown, N.J., has been booted from the Cornell football team after he was recorded using a racial slur, The Post confirmed. Nate Panza, who was slated to attend Cornell in the fall after rushing for more than 1,200 yards and 17 touchdowns during his senior year at Morristown-Beard, was heard

    New York Post
  • Rutgers’ Greg Schiano mum on whether college football should play

    Greg Schiano declined to offer his opinion. He also couldn’t answer whether the powers that be in college football are doing the right thing by trying to have a season amid the continued havoc the novel coronavirus pandemic is creating in this country. “I don’t know? You just put everything on permanent hold?” the Rutgers’

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