The meeting marked the first in-person meeting of the Conference athletics directors since the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament in Nashville in March. The athletics directors have met multiple times per week via videoconference since the discontinuation of athletic competition in March due to the pandemic.
Jimmie Johnson is just as confused as everyone else about his plight with the coronavirus. A positive test caused the seven-time NASCAR champion to miss the first race of his career, and it was followed three days later by a negative test.
A day after the Ivy League announced that it will not play any sports until January, the ACC made a decision of its own. The league will not begin the fall sports competition schedule until at least September 1, it announced today in a press release.
But for athletes heading into and already in high school, things are a little more complicated. Athletes want to get their names out there in front of college coaches while also keeping themselves, their families and everyone involved safe.
According to the NCAA release, Texas A&M “violated NCAA recruiting and countable athletically related activity rules between January 2018 and February 2019,” and Fisher “violated NCAA head coach responsibility rules.”
The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.
Wolfe County has built solid sports programs, including 14th All “A” region champs in girls’ basketball and softball, as well as a boys’ basketball team that won the 55th District in 2020. Now the Wolves hope they can build their football program as well.