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BanjoMan
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UFC is nothing but grow men playing grab-ass anyways. let it burn and bring boxing back to the main stage.

5/19/2020 10:51:28 PM

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If and only if students are on campus and going to class there will be college football.

will get messy if some State's schools are in class and some arent

5/20/2020 6:27:14 AM

TreeTwista10
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State will start classes on campus on August 10th, no fall break, exams done before Thanksgiving

5/21/2020 11:58:26 AM

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ND set this schedule and it seems everyone is going to follow suit.

If I were a student I'm not sure I'd dig not having any days off from early August to Thanksgiving(save for Labor Day), but having the entire month of December off would be pretty nice.

Definitely the first hurdle for college football, but still have to see if they'll open up the campuses earlier so players can get back on campus and start preseason stuff. Think I saw some coaches saying they would need at least 4 weeks to prepare for a football season, but my guess it's closer to 6 weeks.

5/21/2020 12:34:46 PM

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Hopefully Sars-Cov-2 agrees to ND's schedule as well.

5/21/2020 1:23:26 PM

rayef3rw
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https://www.secsports.com/article/29209803/sec-permit-voluntary-person-athletics-activities

SEC's starting athletes back June 8th

5/22/2020 1:25:22 PM

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turns out Mike Gundy is who we thought he was

6/15/2020 4:17:23 PM

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"Gundy previously said he was a fan of OAN back in April during a 20-minute opening statement of a teleconference with reporters. In that teleconference, Gundy criticized the mainstream media for being negative about the coronavirus and said the coverage from OAN was “refreshing” because it was “unbiased.”

“It was so refreshing. They just report the news. There’s no commentary. There’s no opinions. There’s no left. There’s no right,” Gundy said. "


lol, no bias. what a pos.

6/15/2020 5:07:40 PM

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I love the yokels in the replies of the players defending Gundy.

There was absolutely always going to come a day when the players at most high-major programs clashed with their fans and some coaches. It may be here.

Can’t wait for the “herp derp muh freedom of speech” guys outraged at Gundy being canned while it’s obvious he is done as a recruiter now.

6/15/2020 6:50:01 PM

justinh524
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I mean there are already freedom of speech dudes complaining about the player exercising his freedom of speech to call out his idiot coach

6/15/2020 7:22:31 PM

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Hubbard and Gundy sent out a video on twitter...in which Hubbard ended up doing more apologizing than Gundy. Sheesh.

6/15/2020 7:53:18 PM

thegoodlife3
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hilarious that it’s OAN that’s gonna bring down the system

6/15/2020 8:07:16 PM

Flyin Ryan
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American Athletic Conference has mandated no band performances or spirit squads for their member schools.

https://www.collegemarching.com/content/aac-sidelines-bands-for-2020?fbclid=IwAR2O1q_ZE7n8TbPaS-9BpAmYJn3AFWZoESWR7VBo_w0Nuj4eI3tl9GGUE84

6/24/2020 12:14:00 AM

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NC State's band has already announced 1/2-1/3 the full size band at each home game and no away games, plus UCONN cancelled their's too a while ago. Disappointing, but not shocked.

6/24/2020 4:11:59 PM

justinh524
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How are they gonna play instruments while wearing masks? Will they cover the end of their instruments? I mean horns are basically just little covid cannons, potentially blasting the virus everywhere.

At this point I really don't see college sports happening

6/24/2020 5:47:48 PM

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The plans I've heard involve having band members get to a socially distanced spot with a mask on and then removing their mask. As for instruments being cannons, they're doing studies about it but I haven't heard about results yet.

Yeah, sadly looking that way. Maybe someone mentioned it earlier but both Clempsun and LSU had ~20 people each test positive, probably asymptomatic but, still positive. The logistics of an on-time college football happening is real low.

The SEC in general, and especially Tennessee, though, are still planning on going full speed ahead

6/25/2020 11:19:17 AM

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If, and it’s a big if, there are college football games this fall...it would seem to me that one of the first and easiest ways to not put even more people at risk would be to just not have the band present at all.

6/25/2020 11:25:59 AM

Flyin Ryan
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https://sports.yahoo.com/why-the-college-football-season-should-be-moved-to-spring-230453247.html

A few coaches saying running the fall without mass cancellations and forfeits is close to zero based on how badly non-contact practice is going now, and the spring season is brought up again.

6/25/2020 10:15:12 PM

Flyin Ryan
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Not related to spring football per se, but Under Armour have told UCLA this giant rights deal they signed back in 2017 they're going to withdraw from due to "not getting certain marketing benefits for a long time" from the deal. UCLA obviously fighting it.

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2020/06/under-armour-ucla-apparel-deal-terms-end-explain

6/29/2020 9:04:07 AM

justinh524
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Lol UA is trying to back out because they're in big financial trouble, not anything UCLA did or didn't do. They're in serious trouble and it wouldn't be surprising to see them go out of business soon.

6/29/2020 9:22:42 AM

Flyin Ryan
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^ Yeah, the USA Today article said they were having financial issues back in February. So throw in this retail disaster that's happened the past few months, maybe they'll be filing for bankruptcy soon. But every university with Under Armour contracts might have to run to Nike or Adidas.

6/29/2020 9:27:35 AM

justinh524
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They've been having financial issues for years. They were supposed to be the uniform provider for MLB starting this year (I think) but back out of that contract and now it's Nike.

6/29/2020 1:58:27 PM

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Preseason reduced from 4 to 2 games this year

7/1/2020 6:24:29 PM

justinh524
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Hell yeah less preseason college football

7/1/2020 7:30:37 PM

TreeTwista10
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i totally posted this in the correct thread

7/1/2020 9:07:06 PM

dmspack
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B1G is gonna go to a conference only schedule this year (or at least plan on it, until we decide to cancel the whole season). I’d expect most other conferences to follow suit.

Definitely sucks for smaller programs that won’t get the money from playing the P5 teams. But I definitely get it.

7/9/2020 3:40:10 PM

Dynasty2004
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Is that current conference only or will the football teams add more conference opponents?

7/9/2020 3:56:51 PM

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I assumed it’s a current conference schedule. So, an 8 or 9 game schedule omitting OOC opponents.

Of course this begs the question...how is traveling to Syracuse is any less of a risk than traveling to Troy. And it makes even less sense for teams with in-state OOC opponents

7/9/2020 4:10:29 PM

Dynasty2004
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Like Liberty to Raleigh.

7/9/2020 4:18:46 PM

dmspack
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Fuck playing Liberty in anything ever.

7/9/2020 4:28:11 PM

Flyin Ryan
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^^^ It's not, but they're going to worry about taking care of their own members versus outsiders.

7/9/2020 4:34:21 PM

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^yeah I get it. It just seems like such a lost cause to me at this point with so many variables at play. Which is why I still don’t think there’s gonna be college football this year regardless of what the plan is right now.

7/9/2020 5:18:07 PM

justinh524
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"Fuck playing Liberty in anything ever."


Fuck Liberty

7/9/2020 5:31:40 PM

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"how is traveling to Syracuse is any less of a risk than traveling to Troy."


I believe people wanting to travel from Florida to New York, for example, are supposed to quarantine for 2 weeks beforehand. Is Florida State supposed to just chill for 2 weeks before their game @ Syracuse? Just another example of how much of a mess this all is.

7/9/2020 5:36:13 PM

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RE the BIG moving to conference only, the ACC has also discussed it (https://keepingitheel.com/2020/07/09/report-acc-football-conference-schedule/)

In reality it doesn't keep anyone safer but it gets rid of (more) unnecessary games while keeping some on the table.

7/9/2020 5:43:48 PM

Dynasty2004
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"I assumed it’s a current conference schedule. So, an 8 or 9 game schedule omitting OOC opponents."


From everything ive read they will be adding more conference games

7/10/2020 10:45:53 AM

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Doubtful at best imo

7/10/2020 10:47:35 AM

Fry
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odds are decent there won't be a season at all

7/10/2020 10:50:51 AM

TreeTwista10
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PAC-12 has also gone to a conference-only schedule

7/10/2020 9:48:17 PM

rayef3rw
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I've read that the ACC is planning on a 5-team home and home series which will include Notre Dame becoming each team's schedule. Logic here is that it keeps the no. of players each person interacts with fairly limited while still creating a reasonably long season.

7/10/2020 10:00:50 PM

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