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BREAKING: Big Ten Cancelling Season Over Covid Concerns

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OHIO – The big ten is reportedly cancelling the 2020 season entirely for 2020 according to a news source.

According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the Big Ten is canceling their college football season. On Monday, it was reported that Nebraska and Iowa were the only two Big Ten schools to vote in favor of a college football season in 2020.

The Detroit Free Press’ Chris Solari tweeted out the first news of the canceled season.

This decision happen after the release of a limited season for big ten.

“The Big Ten has voted to cancel the 2020 college football season in a historic move that stems from concerns related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, multiple people with knowledge of the decision confirmed to the Free Press,” the report stated.

“Each new phase of activity provides new intelligence and experience and allows us to evaluate the implementation of our Conference and institutional medical protocols in real-time,” the league said in a statement. “In order to make the right health and safety decisions for our student-athletes, we believe it is best to continue in the appropriate phase of activity referenced above while we digest and share information from each campus to ensure we are moving forward cautiously.

“We understand there are many questions regarding how this impacts schedules, as well as the feasibility of proceeding forward with the season at all. As we have consistently stated, we will continue to evaluate daily, while relying on our medical experts, to make the best decisions possible for the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes.”