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NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

The growing number of conferences calling off fall sports finally reached a tipping point Thursday. NCAA Mark Emmert said with the 50-percent threshold being passed for schools not playing, the 22 NCAA fall sports could not “have a legitimate championship.” “We can’t in any Division I NCAA championship sport now — which is everything other…read more »


Nebraska No Longer Exploring Options for Fall Sports, Larger Deficit Expected

Fall sports for the Huskers are officially off. Nebraska leadership from the chancellor and system president to the athletic director and football coach all echoed the same sentiment Monday and Tuesday that the school would be exploring options for playing this fall fall even with the Big Ten Conference calling off sports for the season.…read more »


Nebraska Leaders: Fully Committed Member of the Big Ten Conference

After a day of silence, Nebraska leadership has reaffirmed the university’s commitment to the Big Ten Conference. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Nebraska University System President Ted Carter released a joint statement Thursday morning: “The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a fully committed member of the Big Ten Conference. It is an unparalleled athletic…read more »


Report: Nebraska Can’t Play Fall Football and Remain Big Ten Member

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren twice avoided the question when asked during the postponement announcement on Big Ten Network if a member school could play a football season on their own this fall. “I’m sure there will be a lot of other issues that will arise or be raised that we’ll address at the appropriate…read more »


Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports

In an unprecedented move, the Big Ten Conference has postponed fall sports. In a statement, the Big Ten says the postponement is “due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic”. The conference has been relying on medical advice from┬áthe Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten…read more »


Report: Nebraska and Iowa Lone Big Ten Votes to Keep Football Season

Huskers and Hawkeyes want to play football this fall. So do a number of other assorted mascots and players like quarterbacks Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields from Clemson and Ohio State, respectively. But here we’re talking administrative leaders, specifically the Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C). According to Dan Patrick on the self-titled Dan Patrick…read more »


Big Ten Players Follow Pac-12 Lead in Listing Demands Before Season

A group of “over 1,000 Big Ten football players” has issued a list of concerns and demands of the conference ahead of the 2020 season. The Big Ten released the fall schedule earlier Wednesday, but within hours “Players of the Big Ten” penned a letter with athlete website The Players’ Tribune titled “#BigTenUnited”. The letter…read more »


Big Ten Releases Football Schedule, Nebraska Opens at Rutgers September 5

The Big Ten has finally released a football schedule. Last Thursday, the conference sent a letter to member athletic directors saying a decision on preseason camp would be made “within 5 days”. Since making a conference-only decision for fall sports at the beginning of July, all other Power 5 conferences have made more detailed announcements…read more »

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