Monday, August 10, 2020
Breaking News: Sources Tell Detroit Free Press That Big Ten Has Canceled Football Season.
By Editor in Chief & Publisher Jeff Brown.
Monday morning the Detroit Free Press was informed by multiple sources that the Big Ten has cancelled the football season and that there will be no games for both Michigan and Michigan State. The cancellation is due to concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Free Press, a formal announcement of the decision is expected Tuesday.
Saturday, August 8, Eastern Michigan University and the Mid-American Conference decided to postpone all fall athletic competition. After the MAC announced it's historical decision, there has been much speculation that other Division 1 conferences will follow suit. As of Monday morning, it appears that the Big Ten has followed the MAC's lead and has cancelled the season.
Stay tuned for updates on this breaking story.
at 11:59:00 AM