"As time progressed and after hours of discussion with our Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten Sports Medicine Committee, it became abundantly clear that there was too much".
In addition to football, the decision postpones fall sports such as cross-country, field hockey, soccer and women's volleyball.
Alabama coach Nick Saban agreed, telling ESPN on Monday that players would be safer living under the structure of his football program - if the season remains intact.
The ACC official CBS talked to said they don't feel like there is a deadline to decide immediately, as the league won't start play until September 10 at the earliest around the conference.
Harbaugh then recites various facts, from the number of positive tests for the MI players (11 out of 893 tests, zero in the past 353), no positive tests for any coaches or staff, and no contact tracing to Michigan's football facilities.
Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.
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Paul Casey said he still didn't feel nerves from the lack of people. "He's young, though, and that's the kind of golf he plays". Johnson said he couldn't find his yardage book during the round, but his brother had a spare book that worked well enough.
The Big 10 officially announced on Tuesday that it will be cancelling it's fall slate in hopes to play it out in the spring. One of the requests was the formation of a union representing college athletes. Players across the nation started a #LetUsPlay campaign on social media.
There's the letter sent by Nebraska senator Ben Sasse to Big Ten presidents and chancellors that includes the absurd phrase "life is about tradeoffs", as if playing football in exchange for risking your health and life were equal. The SEC, ACC and Big 12 appear prepared to continue with fall sports, for the moment at least. Only Nebraska and Iowa voted to play, Dan Patrick said on his radio show Monday.
MI coach Jim Harbaugh also issued a letter advocating for a football season, according to MLive.com.
"This isn't easy", Harbaugh said.
The Pac-12 conference was expected to have a meeting on Tuesday determining whether it would move forward with a season, CBS Sports reported. It's reportedly attempting to coordinate its announcement with the other major conferences.
"Covid-19 is serious", Brady Feeney wrote.