The Big Ten Conference is postponing all fall sports, including football, because of the coronavirus pandemic, the league's presidents and chancellors decided in a vote Tuesday. A few hours later, the PAC-12 announced it is suspending all collegiate sports until spring at the earliest. In a statement, Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren said "it became abundantly clear that there was too much uncertainty regarding potential medical risks to allow our student-athletes to compete this fall." The University of Nebraska's chancellor, athletic director, and head football coach released a statement arguing that the Big Ten university's "rigorous safety protocols" and testing procedures make it safe to play. The ACC and SEC are still trying to play this fall.

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