The Pac-12, following a decision from the Big Ten, voted to postpone all sports, including football and basketball, through the end of the year.
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A look back at the major events leading to the current situation for fall sports, including the Big Ten postponing its season.
- 8 UCLA players test positive, out of quarantine
- Pac-12 players show unity, list demands in letter
- Pac-12 players threaten to opt out, list demands
- Pac-12 approves 10-game, conference-only slate
The Lakers are 2-4 and are shooting bad in the Bubble, so Ireland and Ramona Shelburne wondered what's wrong with the Lakers. And, will College Football be cancelled for 2020? To talk about that was FOXSports' Bruce Feldman. Then, "Radio Tinder" and "Game Of Games." Also, Crosstalk with Mychal Thompson and Allen Sliwa.
Eight UCLA football players tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to campus in early July.
The CFB Pod: The latest on UConn canceling its season, the new Big Ten schedule, players opting out and the Pac-12 player unity group
Kevin Negandhi spins the wheel of college football news, first with Heather Dinich as they discuss UConn canceling its season, the Big Ten revising its schedule to accommodate teams potentially quarantining, the role of the NCAA Board of Governors and if this is the the start of the Power Five schools breaking off from the NCAA (1:07). Then, Adam Rittenberg joins the podcast to talk about #BigTenUnited, how #BigTenUnited differs from the Pac-12’s player unity group, the potential for more NFL-caliber players to opt out of the season and the Pac-12 planning a loan program to rescue athletic departments if the season doesn’t happen (14:56). Later, Harry Lyles Jr. goes deep on the Pac-12 players’ demands for the conference and the “blueprint” they’ve created (28:00).
College football continues to grapple with how to proceed with a season, with plans that vary in conferences across the country. A group of PAC-12 players published a document in the Players Tribune with a list of demands surrounding a number of issues: player health and safety, wealth inequality, and racial injustice. The players are threatening to opt out of the season if their concerns are not addressed to their satisfaction, posing an unprecedented challenge to the conference and the NCAA. UCLA football players Elisha Guidry and Otito Ogbonnia join the show to explain why they got involved with the movement. The ESPN's Mark Schlabach gives more context on the PAC-12 players' actions within the college football landscape.
The Lakers clinched the #1 seed in the West last night with a win over the Utah Jazz, so the guys reacted and predicted what could come ahead for the Purple and Gold. Then, some talk on how the Pac-12 is experiencing a "Player Uprising." And what team would you want to see in the 8th Seed vs. the Lakers in the NBA Playoffs?
A group of Pac-12 football players penned a letter to the conference outlining concerns they have in regard to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as economic and social issues.
A group of Pac-12 football players is threatening to opt out of both preseason camps and games until negotiations with the league regarding concerns about racial injustice, their safety during the coronavirus pandemic and other demands are completed.
The Pac-12 approved a 10-game conference-only schedule for football in which each team will play five home games and five road games, with the conference title game taking place on Dec. 18 or 19.
A plan for a 10-game conference-only football schedule for Pac-12 teams would include built-in bye weeks in case there are games that cannot be played as scheduled, sources told ESPN.
A day after the Big Ten announced it would play a conference-only schedule in all sports this fall, the Pac-12 voted to do the same Friday during a meeting of athletics directors, university presidents and conference officials.
Utah's stumble at the end of the 2019 season opened up the Pac-12's South division. The Utes will battle a USC squad fighting to get back to relevancy and an Arizona State team with an exciting quarterback and a lot of unknowns.
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A group of Bruins players and one former player signed a document asking that third-party health officials are put in charge of overseeing and enforcing health and safety guidelines for the team and that the guidelines are clearly and publicly stated.
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UCLA is expected to finalize a deal to make Martin Jarmond its next athletic director, a source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Rittenberg.
Pepper Rodgers, who helped Georgia Tech to an unbeaten season as a player in 1952 and went on to coach the Yellow Jackets as well as Kansas, UCLA and Memphis teams in both the USFL and CFL, died Thursday at 88, Georgia Tech announced.