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The wait is over! The Pac-12 CEO group voted to play football this fall, according to The Mercury News’ Jon Wilner. Yahoo! Sports’ Pete Thamel added that the season will begin the weekend of Nov. 7 with the possibility of a Friday night game on Nov. 6. Thamel also reported that no fans will be allowed to attend games. The Pac-12…...

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Big news is on the way. Whether the Pac-12 CEO Group decides to play football this fall or not, Thursday will be a defining moment in the conference’s response to COVID-19. The group consists of chancellors and presidents from each of the conference’s institutions. The conference met Friday and outsiders expected a decision to begin the football season in late…...

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Today’s the day. The Pac-12 is set to vote Friday on whether to start a football season. The season-opener would likely be held in late October or early November with the season wrapping up before the College Football Playoff Selection Show on Dec. 20–assuming the presidents vote to play a season this fall. The Big Ten voted to start its…...

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It’s been a wild week for college football. More games were played. More conferences joined the action. More players missed games because of COVID-19. More games were postponed. And now this: The Big Ten announced that it will play a nine-game football season that will begin Oct. 24. Just six weeks ago, Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren said that there…...

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As has been the case for the last month, the Big Ten seems to be a step ahead of the Pac-12 in its push to return to the football field. During a Tuesday morning press conference, University of Nebraska president Ted Carter was caught on a hot mic saying that an announcement was in store for Tuesday night. “We’re getting…...

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NFL rosters were cut from 80 players to 53 players on Saturday and 24 hours later, most practice squads have been filled. The NFL typically allows teams to hold 12 players in practice squads but that number was expanded to 16 this season because of the increased likelihood of players missing games. The NFL is also allowing eligibility for any…...

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NFL cut day has arrived.

By early Saturday afternoon, every team in the NFL had to reduce its total number of rostered players from 80 to 53. All of the players who were released will go through waivers, where any team can claim them to join their 53-team roster. If multiple teams claim a player, the team with the earliest first-round draft pick in the 2020 NFL Draft will receive the rights to the player.

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Pac-12 sports may be back sooner than we thought.

The conference announced a partnership Thursday with Quidel Corporation, a leader in testing for COVID-19. Quidel will provide every Pac-12 university with the tools necessary to begin daily tests for all student-athletes by the end of the month, according to Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott.

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College football is about to gain steam.

Nine FBS football games will be played this weekend.

The ACC and Big 12 will open next weekend.

The SEC will join the party two weeks later.

But one game has already happened: Austin Peay took on Central Arkansas in a top-25 FCS matchup Saturday night, in the first football game of the COVID era.

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