The Big Ten Conference has decided to postpone all fall sports, including football, and will look to play those sports in the spring.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- Big Ten nixes fall football season, eyes spring
- Big Ten players follow Pac-12, form unity group
- Big Ten to start Sept. 3; Michigan-OSU on Oct. 24
- Report: Rutgers football outbreak linked to party
The CFB Pod: The latest on UConn canceling its season, the new Big Ten schedule, players opting out and the Pac-12 player unity group
Kevin Negandhi spins the wheel of college football news, first with Heather Dinich as they discuss UConn canceling its season, the Big Ten revising its schedule to accommodate teams potentially quarantining, the role of the NCAA Board of Governors and if this is the the start of the Power Five schools breaking off from the NCAA (1:07). Then, Adam Rittenberg joins the podcast to talk about #BigTenUnited, how #BigTenUnited differs from the Pac-12’s player unity group, the potential for more NFL-caliber players to opt out of the season and the Pac-12 planning a loan program to rescue athletic departments if the season doesn’t happen (14:56). Later, Harry Lyles Jr. goes deep on the Pac-12 players’ demands for the conference and the “blueprint” they’ve created (28:00).
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