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Could sport swing the election? Why Trump wants college football to return

12 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

In a bid to repeat the midwestern success that vaulted him into the White House four years ago, Trump has turned the Big Ten into America's most important political footballDonald Trump claimed a decisive victory for himself on Wednesday when the Big Ten conference announced it will move forward with a college football season beginning in late October. The reversal came less than five weeks after the league's 14 presidents and chancellors voted to postpone all fall sports until at least the spring over safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.“Great News: BIG TEN FOOTBALL IS BACK,”...
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How the SEC owned the Big Ten once again, this time on COVID-19 responses

12 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By committing to football in the fall this year but delaying its kickoff until later in the month, the SEC avoided the headache felt by the Big Ten.
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The Big Ten might save its football season, but the myth of college sports has been shattered

12 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

The big lie at the heart of college sports is finally out in the open.
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Big 12 has 2 games this week, 1 delayed and 1 just scheduled

12 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

There are two unexpected games in the Big 12 on Saturday, which was initially scheduled as an open date for all 10 teams between the opening of the pandemic-delayed season last weekend and the start of conference games Sept. 26. The former Southwest Conference rivals are playing for the first time since 1995, the last season of that league. The debut of new Baylor head coach Dave Aranda was supposed to be last Saturday against Louisiana Tech, which had a widespread outbreak in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura last month that affected Ruston, Louisiana, more than 200 miles inland.
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Big Ten teams start sprint toward unusual football season

12 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Now that the Big Ten has a rescheduled kickoff weekend, coaches and players can start the sprint to opening day. ''You know, the ramp up to that, and the 20 hours , and putting on pads has been well thought out. Vocal critics of the school leaders who voted 11-3 to postpone all fall sports amid an August uptick in COVID-19 cases have been largely silenced by the unanimous vote that put Big Ten football back on the calendar alongside the ACC, Big 12 and SEC.
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