The season opener between Colorado State and New Mexico scheduled for Saturday has been canceled, the Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday.
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The Mountain West will not feature separate divisions this year, and the two teams with the best conference winning percentage will play in the football title game on Dec. 19.
- Colorado State-New Mexico canceled due to virus
- MWC releases '20 schedule; no separate divisions
- Mountain West to start in Oct., play 8-game slate
- S. Carolina's Bobo disputes abuse claims at CSU
The Mountain West became the second league Thursday to approve a fall football season, announcing it will play an eight-game slate starting the weekend of Oct. 24.
First-year South Carolina assistant Mike Bobo said he was offended by allegations that anyone on his former Colorado State staff or team says they were abused or treated with racial insensitivity.
Colorado State wide receiver Warren Jackson is opting out of his senior season to begin preparing for the NFL draft.
The Mountain West will postpone its fall sports season indefinitely. The conference is looking to the spring as an option for football and other fall sports.
A group of Colorado State players released a statement on Saturday on behalf of the football team that disputes the accusations against head coach Steve Addazio and his coaching staff as the school investigates intimidation and racism allegations.
Colorado State athletic director Joe Parker suspended all football-related activities Friday and asked the school to expand an investigation into the athletic department to include allegations of racism and verbal abuse in the football program.
Law firm Husch Blackwell, which recently finished an investigation that detailed systemic problems within the Iowa football program's culture, has been hired by Colorado State to look into allegations concerning COVID-19 protocols.
Colorado State announced it was investigating allegations that athletic department leaders intimidated and threatened student-athletes as leaders sought to disregard COVID-19 protocols.
With eight positive COVID-19 tests out of more than 140 administered since testing began last month, Colorado State voluntarily paused team activities Wednesday, with the hope of resuming within two weeks.
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.
A Colorado State football player working for a roofing company was ordered to the ground and held at gunpoint on Thursday by a man who mistook the player and another employee as being members of the activist group known as Antifa.
With nearly every team in the MWC's Mountain Division retooling, Boise State still leads the way ahead of the 2020 season. But will Air Force, Wyoming or even Colorado State give the Broncos a test for the division crown?
Steve Addazio, fired earlier this month after seven seasons at Boston College, has been hired as Colorado State's new head coach, replacing Mike Bobo, the school announced Wednesday.
Mike Bobo will be South Carolina's new offensive coordinator once its board of trustees approves his new contract.
Mike Bobo, who went 28-35 in five seasons at Colorado State but just 7-17 over the past two years, has reached an agreement with the university to step down as coach.
Jaylon Henderson accounted for three scores, defensive tackle David Moa came up with a big late sack and No. 20 Boise State beat Colorado State 31-24 on Saturday to finish undefeated in Mountain West conference play for the first time.
Xazavian Valladay ran 27 times for 154 yards to help Wyoming beat Colorado State 17-7 on Friday night.