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Breaking News: B1G Ten Cancels Fall Football; Postpones to Spring 2021 – Sports Illustrated

Could this be the start of the end for college football for the 2020-21 season? The cancelation of B1G Ten football will seemingly be leading domino in other Power 5 schools to react. They become the first Power 5 to cancel their season. They have postponed to the Spring. 

The Big Ten comprises 14 universities such as Michigan State, University of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Penn State. Dan Patrick reports Big Ten had internal vote reflecting a 12-2 margin with league members opting out of having a football season. Nebraska and Iowa were the only schools voting to play this fall; they’re looking into joining the Big 12.

The MAC, Mid-American Conference, canceled its season due to the COVID-19 outbreak, being the first football bowl subdivision conference. UConn, an independent FBS, has elected to cancel their season as well.

In a statement released from the Big Ten commissioner, Kevin Warren, cited the mental and physical well-being of the athletes have been the center of their decision,

“The mental and physical health and welfare of our college athletes have been at the center
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