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Not sure if many are paying attention to winter sports yet, but are we going to have them?

I’m not trying to be pessimistic but the winter sports practices generally start in about a month and a half. Most fall sports have been canceled or postponed and there is push back right now against that.

So, do we expect that the powers that be will also cancel or postpone winter sports like basketball?

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Meanwhile, the ACC, Big 12 and SEC have all made it clear they still plan to play this fall. More positive tests will only create an unsustainable situation around the college football world.

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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.”

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