"We talked about a whole bunch of different things. Coronavirus Concerns Send College Athletes To Sidelines - Easton, MA - Northeast-10, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference the latest to cancel fall season sports for MA, NH schools. The ACC, Big 12 and SEC also have regularly scheduled meetings this week. The Big Ten on Saturday announced it was "indefinitely" delaying a move to Phase 3 of practice that would have allowed players to use pads. August 11, 2020 / 7:16 AM A Power Five source told CBS Sports they believe the Pac-12 is "very close to voting." The Big Ten announced in July it would be moving to a conference-only schedule for the 2020 fall season. The Power Five — the Big Ten, Big 12, Atlantic Coast Conference, Pacific-12 and Southeastern Conference — had not come to a definitive decision by Monday night. Each SCIAC institution will make independent decisions regarding spring non-conference competition and whether teams or individuals who have qualified for winter postseason play will compete. For this reason, it is no longer possible to conduct conference competition this spring. The Mid-American Conference on Saturday announced it was cancelling all 2020 fall sports. However, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby told CBS Sports it was a regularly scheduled meeting, and noted that the Power Five commissioners "talk almost every day. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. The Mountain West conference said Monday that it would also cancel fall sports. It was a regularly scheduled call," he said. First published on August 10, 2020 / 7:28 PM. All New York Catholic High School Athletic … Story Links Note: Release Courtesy of the Presidents' Athletic Conference NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Presidents' Council has voted to postpone all fall 2020 intercollegiate athletic competition in response to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The NAIA Council of Presidents (COP) and other councils and committees continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and make decisions they believe are in the best interest of our student-athletes. The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Presidents’ Council has voted unanimously to postpone fall 2020 athletic competitions. Further, all University-sponsored international travel is suspended until at least May 15. Lucas Oil Stadium is shown during the first half of the Big Ten Conference championship NCAA college football game between Iowa and Michigan State Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Indianapolis. Pac-12 presidents will meet in a regularly scheduled call on Tuesday. The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, which includes Kutztown University, announced Wednesday that it has canceled fall sports for the 2020-21 academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Commissioners of the five biggest NCAA conferences met Sunday and Monday to discuss whether or not it would be be feasible to play the 2020 NCAA football season amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to CBS Sports. Therefore, the NEAC Presidents’ Council has made the difficult decision to cancel all conference activities and championships for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, effective immediately. Across the conference, our teams have been training and preparing safely with COVID-19 measures in place through the fall,” Dr. Calvin Troup, president of … The Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference canceled all spring athletic competitions Tuesday due to the coronavirus, joining the Big Ten, Big 12 … Modified spring schedules for those sports will be announced later on. Today, Anna Maria College is announcing that all spring athletics are cancelled. President Donald Trump is calling for college football games to resume this season, as athletic conferences consider canceling or postponing play due to the coronavirus pandemic. Varsity athletic conference competition will continue while we work with athletic conference partners and the NCAA. ", Bowlsby also addressed reports that cancellations were imminent, saying "I'm not aware decisions have been made.". In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus), and after full discussions with the conference Presidents, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) has announced the indefinite suspension, effective March 16, of all spring regular season conference competition and conference championships. CMS, Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference For questions, contact COVID19info@naia.org. All of us would be less than honest if we wouldn't acknowledge that the trend lines are troubling and the last two weeks or three weeks have not been positive. ", "[Canceling football in the next couple of days] could happen for some leagues," the ACC official said. - The following statement was released on Friday, March 6, from the Presidents of the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Given the uncertainty of COVID-19, we also have a responsibility to exhibit careful consideration of all those that interact with our programs, our campuses and our greater communities. First ICU nurse, doctor to get vaccine aim to sway skeptics, Virus-weary NYC restaurants face new enemy: Snow, FDA authorizes first over-the-counter home test for COVID-19, "Healing is coming": U.S. health workers start getting vaccine, Romney shares details on proposed pandemic relief package, California Privacy/Information We Collect. Earlier Monday, the Detroit Free Press reported that the Big Ten is expected to cancel the 2020 season this week. This includes football, soccer, volleyball and cross country until the spring 20-21 semester, due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (pacathletics.org)—The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Presidents Council has determined it to be in the best interest of the health and safety of its students, faculty, staff and campus communities to indefinitely suspend all varsity athletically-related activities, effective immediately. A message from the President regarding COVID-19. LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.-- The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Presidents Council announced on Thursday that NCAA intercollegiate competition will not occur during the Fall 2020 season due to health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has suspended all fall sports indefinitely because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic but hasn't determined whether the fall … Big Twelve Commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks to the media on March 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Missouri. Click the links below for the most recent updates at each SCIAC member institution. Following a conference calls with university presidents and athletic directors, an ACC official told CBS Sports on Monday that the conference is, " trying to move forward [with playing] absolutely. 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