Big Ten scraps nonconference football games due to pandemic


Major college sports conference cancels nonconference games and football and several other sports. The Big 10 Conference announces it will not play football games against nonconference opponents some 40 games at all this fall because of the Corona virus pandemic. Decision scuttles a number of top matchups and rivalry games such as Wisconsin hosting Notre Dame and Iowa, playing cross state rival Iowa. State. Conference leaders say the decision is based on medical advice and would be applied only if the conference is able to participate in fall sports at all. Commissioner Kevin Warren tells the Big 10 network. We may not have college football season in the Big 10. The move follows the Ivy Leagues decision to drop all fall sports because of the Corona virus pandemic.

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