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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, the Big Ten logo is displayed on the field before an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. Big Ten presidents voted 11-3 to postpone the football season until spring, bringing some clarity to a key question raised in a lawsuit brought by a group of Nebraska football players. The vote breakdown was revealed Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in the Big Ten's court filing in response to the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
AP Newsroom
September 01, 2020 - 1:03 pm
The Big Ten Conference, already in court and under pressure from players and parents over its decision to cancel fall football, is now hearing from President Donald Trump. Trump tweeted Tuesday that he had spoken with Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren about reinstating the fall season. “Had a very...
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WILK NEWSROOM
August 28, 2020 - 5:30 am
One school board votes to allow fall sports, another suspends it, and a third's tie vote causes some confusion.
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An empty court and bench are shown following the scheduled start time of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday were postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)
AP Newsroom
August 27, 2020 - 4:33 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — An unprecedented NBA walkout over racial injustice postponed a second day of the playoffs Thursday, although players pledged to finish the postseason even as they wrestled with their emotions about wanting to bring change in their communities. For now, the basketball...
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Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic for Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)
AP Newsroom
August 26, 2020 - 9:21 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Making their strongest statement yet in the fight against racial injustice, players from six NBA teams decided not to play postseason games on Wednesday in a boycott that quickly reverberated across other professional leagues. Also called off: Some games in Major...
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Retired NFL Players Accused
AP Newsroom
August 24, 2020 - 5:36 am
The PIAA gave the green light for fall sports to resume, but some local school districts are delaying or putting sports on hold due to COVID-19.
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LANCASTER, OH - AUGUST 18: Football players from Lancaster High School line up to start running drills during football practice on August 18, 2020 in Lancaster, Ohio. Due to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many schools continue to hold pra
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WILK NEWSROOM
August 21, 2020 - 10:31 am
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association voted 25-5 to allow fall sports to begin Monday 8/24 based on local school decisions.
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2011, file photo, Arizona Cardinals running back Jason Wright, center, talks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington Football Team has hired Jason Wright as team president. He’s the first Black person to hold this job in NFL history and at 38 becomes the youngest team president in the league. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
AP Newsroom
August 17, 2020 - 10:37 am
The Washington Football Team on Monday hired Jason Wright as team president, making him the first Black person to hold that position in NFL history. At 38, he becomes the NFL’s youngest team president and will run the organization’s business operations with coach Ron Rivera maintaining control over...
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WILK NEWSROOM
August 14, 2020 - 8:48 am
Gov. Tom Wolf says he has no plans to change his recommendation that scholastic sports be canceled until 2021
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, a Big 12 pylon marks the end zone at Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium before an NCAA college football game between Texas and Kansas State in Austin, Texas. Big 12 schools have agreed to play one nonconference football game this year to go along with their nine league contests as plans for the pandemic-altered season continued to fall into place. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
AP Newsroom
August 12, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Baylor coach Dave Aranda could see a weight being lifted off the shoulders of his players during a meeting Tuesday night, when word began to filter out that the Big 12 Conference would attempt to play football this fall. “You could just see the joy,” Aranda said. “Everyone was smiling. Guys were...
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WILK NEWSROOM
August 11, 2020 - 3:28 pm
The NCAA's Big Ten conference on Tuesday announced the cancellation of 2020 fall sports due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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