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Interesting observation by UC coach Luke Fickell: “I think I may have over-evaluated not having spring and not having fans. Our kids, I don’t think they were impacted by it at all. I was making a bigger deal of it than they did. I give them credit. Shows great maturity.”
You could see Manny Diaz’s mischievous smile under his mask after that 56-yard field goal rocketed through the uprights. Miami up 20-6 at Louisville.
Sources: The Big Ten is coming back and will begin the weekend of Oct. 24. It'll include daily, rapid testing as a fixture of the plan. A statement from the league is imminent.
Sources: The NCAA Division I Council voted to approve voluntary athletic activities in football, MBB and WBB to start June 1st and go through June 30th. There had been a moratorium on that through May 31st. Other sports will be acted on on a later date.