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Sport SEC commish: Time 'slipping away' for college football season amid pandemic

04:10  14 july  2020
04:10  14 july  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Less than a week after SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said "I’ve been optimistic, but I’m prepared that optimism is not reality" regarding a 2020 college football season, he offered a bleak outlook on football and fall sports.

a close up of a green field: The leadershi of the best-known conference in college football has a lot to consider. © Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports The leadershi of the best-known conference in college football has a lot to consider.

As noted by The Athletic's Stewart Mandel, Sankey appeared on Monday's edition of "The Paul Finebaum Show" and said, "time is an asset that's rapidly slipping away."  

 The Ivy League and Patriot League canceled all fall sports due to the uncontrolled virus outbreak. Meanwhile, the Big 10 and Pac-12 adopted conference-only schedules.

Sankey told Finebaum he hasn't yet arrived at either of those destinations: 

Sankey plans to follow in the footsteps of the ACC and Big 12 and wait to make a decision until late this month: 

Want college football? Sankey recommends you wear masks when out in public and keep adhering to strict social-distancing guidelines: 

Earlier in the day, Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard wrote that it's estimated the school's athletic program could lose roughly $40 million if no fall sports are played amid the pandemic. 

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