• Illinois Football Sep 19

    Big Ten, Illinois Announce 2020 Football Schedule

    The Big Ten has officially announced its schedule for the 2020 football season, with things kicking off on Oct. 24 as the conference goes through an abbreviated nine-game season. The conference announced its schedule for all 14 of its teams on Saturday morning, with all clubs playing a conference-only schedule and wrapping things up with a newly-created “Champions Week,” pitting…

  • big ten Sep 16

    Big Ten Changes Course, Aims For October Start to Football

    Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all. Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the conference changed course Wednesday and said it plans to begin its season the weekend of Oct. 24. Each team will have an eight-game schedule. The…

  • president donald trump Sep 6

    Trump Questions If Midwest Governors Will Allow for Big Ten Football Games This Fall

    President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, asking if Midwest governors will allow for several Big Ten schools to play football this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Trump specifically called out Illinois, Michigan and Maryland, saying those governors have a “ridiculous lack of interest or political support.” These governors have yet to respond to Trump’s tweet, but the Big Ten called...

  • big ten football Aug 12

    Big Ten Cancels Fall Sports Season, Will Attempt to Play in Spring

    After plenty of debate and back-and-forth on safety and coronavirus-related issues, the Big Ten announced that it is postponing all fall sports seasons, including the 2020 football season. That news, broken on Twitter by Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, ends a lengthy debate over whether the conference would ahead with conference-only or limited schedules in the fall. “The mental and…

  • big ten Jul 9

    Big Ten to Move to Conference-Only Competition for All Fall Sports

    The Big Ten will move to a conference-only season for all fall sports, including football, according a release sent out by the Big Ten. Big Ten officials say they prefer a conference-only schedule should competition take place amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “By limiting competition to other Big Ten institutions, the Conference will have the greatest flexibility to adjust its…

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