73.35 F
New York
August 15, 2020
Home » College

College

ESPN

The inside story of college football’s wildest week ever

ESPN
A week ago, the Big Ten finally released its long-awaited schedule. The SEC revealed its crossover games, lighting up social media with complaints about soft draws for Alabama and memes mocking Missouri and Arkansas. Yes, UConn already had canceled its season, and there were whispers that the Mid-American Conference would......
USA Today - NFL

Major fallout from college football cancellations

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY The 2020 NFL draft was an unprecedented event in the league’s century-long history, the entire process basically conducted from a virtual standpoint once the COVID-19 pandemic exploded shortly after the completion of this year’s scouting combine. And......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

Everyone in College Sports Is Miserable Right Now

Sports Illustrated
At the end of a seven-day span of unprecedented tumult in college athletic history, I circled back with a prominent industry source who offered (unsolicited) this whopper quote to me last Saturday: “I think by the end of the week the fall sports will be postponed in all conferences.” He was......
USA Today - NFL

Weekly Pulse: As college football stalls, the NFL crawls to kickoff weekend

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY he football world was in shock this week after the Big Ten and PAC 12 announced they’d be canceling their fall sports and attempting to play in the spring. Our college football experts breakdown how we got......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

Calipari Calls for Playing NCAA Tournament in Bubble

Sports Illustrated
Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports The NBA, WNBA and NHL have found success playing in a bubble format amid the coronavirus pandemic, and Kentucky coach John Calipari thinks college basketball should consider the same idea for the postseason. “We can play the NCAA tournament in a bubble,” Calipari said on ESPN......
ESPN

What’s next for fall college sports beyond football?

ESPN
1:05 PM ET Mechelle Voepel Close ESPN.com Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Graham Hays Close ESPN.com Graham Hays covers college sports for espnW, including softball and soccer.......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

‘It’s a F—— Mess’: On Doctors, Decisions and COVID-19

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTczMTI5Nzg0MDc3ODUzOTMy/college-football-ncaa-2020-season-preseason-plan.jpg Ross Dellenger The first thing to pop into Greg Stewart’s mind was an anxiety-filled question. Why did they shut down? This was Tuesday, a historic day in college football, when storied college conferences, the Big Ten and Pac-12, announced the cancellation of fall football. Stewart, the team doctor at......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Battle of Football Island: 76 FBS Schools Still Fighting for 2020 Season

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Pat Forde and Ross Dellenger Amid the rising seas of pandemic postponements, Football Island now is the only thing left. That eroding strip of land is where the final battle for college athletics in an endless summer of angst will be fought.......
ESPN

What the college football season’s uncertainty means for the NFL and 2021 NFL draft

ESPN
6:55 AM ET Dan Graziano Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2011 New Jersey native and author of two published novels Jeremy Fowler Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN staff writer Previously a college football reporter for CBSSports.com University of Florida graduate The big football news of the week has,......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

NCAA President Mark Emmert: No Fall NCAA Championships in 2020

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe Speaking on Thursday about the state of college athletics amid college football’s top conferences bowing out, NCAA president Mark Emmert said there will be no fall championships in 2020 for all NCAA Division I sports. The NCAA does......
ESPN

The state of college football leadership in 2020: The NCAA, a commissioner and more

ESPN
College football has remained a strange, leaderless, regionalized sport even as it has become a multibillion-dollar business. This works out fine most of the time, but it has made planning in the middle of a pandemic almost impossible. How impossible? “Some of the power conferences might start their season in......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Nebraska ‘Committed’ to Big Ten, Won’t Play Fall Football

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTcxNjg2NTY2MzUwMTcwMDc0/nebraska.jpg Michael Shapiro Nebraska ended speculation about its attempt to play football in the fall of 2020 with a statement affirming the school’s commitment to the Big Ten.  “The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a fully committed member of the Big Ten Conference. “It is an unparalleled athletic and academic alliance,” chancellor......
New York Times - Sports

Democratic Senators Suggest Bill of Rights for College Athletes

New York Times
Billy Witz College athletes who have asserted themselves in recent months on many issues, including social justice matters, the right to cash in on their fame, and improved health and safety conditions if they are to play football this fall during the pandemic, gained powerful backing on Wednesday with Democratic......
ESPN

Can college basketball avoid a repeat of college football’s calamity?

ESPN
As college football heads toward an uncertain fate due to safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic, the issues surrounding a 2020-21 college basketball season have also begun knocking on the door. Two conferences — the Ivy League and the Pac-12 — have suspended competition until at least Jan. 1, meaning......
Politico.com

Kamala Harris and top Dems float college athlete pay as virus rages

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “The time has come for change,” New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said. “We have an opportunity to do now what should have been done decades ago — to step in and provide true justice and opportunity for college athletes across......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

Senators Announce Proposal for ‘College Athletes Bill of Rights’

Sports Illustrated
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressional members have voiced their desire recently for full-scale NCAA reform. Now it is in writing. A group of U.S. senators plans to introduce in Congress “a college athletes bill of rights” seeking to guarantee NCAA players monetary compensation, long-term healthcare, lifetime educational scholarships and more eligibility......
CBS US News

College towns face economic shock as students and schools dodge coronavirus

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here America’s college towns saw their populations plummet this spring when students fled the coronavirus. As the new academic year nears, many communities around the U.S. now face another economic shock — a dearth of young people and others connected with......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Big East Cancels Fall Sports With Plans to Play in Spring

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe A day after the Pac-12 and Big Ten canceled their fall sports, the Big East followed suit by announcing it would not hold fall sports in 2020. “Due to the unprecedented and continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

NCAA Recommends D-I Extension of Eligibility if Season Cut by COVID-19

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTcyNjQ4MTMzNTYwMzc4NDUx/ncaa-academic-calendar.jpg Ben Pickman The NCAA Division I council recommends that the Division I board of directors adopt a number of protections for athletes whose seasons were impacted by COVID-19.  Among the recommendations include allowing athletes who compete and then opt out of future participation or have a season cut short due......
ESPN

Betting on college football halted at sportsbooks

ESPN
Sportsbooks around the United States have halted betting on college football, as bookmakers try to determine the best approach to a season in flux. On Tuesday, the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced they were postponing their seasons due to safety concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic and are looking at the......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More