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    Getty Buccaneers cornerback Richard Sherman could shift to safety. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be making a switch with Richard Sherman. The 33-year-old cornerback has been sidelined with injuries since last appearing in a game back in Week 6 on October 14 versus the Philadelphia Eagles. While there’s no definite timetable regarding Sherman’s return as he continues to deal with a calf injury, we may have a more concrete plan as far as his usage is concerned. While speaking to reporters on Monday, December 6, head coach Bruce Arians revealed how the Buccaneers could use Sherman at safety once he’s back on the field. Via Rick Stroud of The Tampa Bay Times: “That’s a possibility,” Arians said. “(Sherman) is going to start learning safety, also. So that’s good. Having Sherm here, he’s a veteran player and can play a lot of positions. We’ll look at that this week and see if that’s a fit for us.” ALL the latest Bucs news straight to your inbox! Join the Heavy on Bucs newsletter here!Bucs Running Short on SafetiesThe veteran cornerback...
    FOXBORO (CBS) – New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft confirmed the team will honor Tom Brady with a 1-minute video tribute before Sunday night’s game versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Kraft made the comment on ESPN’s NFL Countdown, which is being broadcast from Gillette Stadium. He said the tribute will be “very respectful and worthy for Tom.” The Patriots owner also confirmed the team will pause to recognize Brady if and when he throws for 68 yards to set the new NFL record for career passing yards. Brady arrived in New England Saturday night, greeted by a warm welcome at the Bucs team hotel.
    Zahara rocks nose piercings during night out with mom Angelina Jolie, more celebs and their kids in 2021 10 Reasons You Should Claim Social Security Early Last week wasn’t the cleanest week for the darts; some of them missed the target, some of them missed the board completely. Back to basics this week, with four underdogs among my five selections.  Eagles +7 versus Chiefs I grant you Philly did very little right Monday, but that’s why there’s a spread. And this flawed version of the Chiefs team has not blown anyone out in a while; dating back to early November 2020, Kansas City is 2-12 ATS in its last 14 games. Its last blowout victory was a 35-9 spanking of the Jets on Nov. 1. I need to see KC flex its muscle again before I spot this kind of number on the road; the star power of the offense is hiding a lot of internal flaws with this roster. Interestingly to note that Kansas City is only two DVOA spots ahead of Philadelphia through three weeks. Seahawks +3...
    TAKE a peek at the Impeachment: American Crime Story cast versus the scandal's real-life celebrities, which also features Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp. Ahead of its premiere on September 7th on FX, the Impeachment: American Crime Story has revisited ex-president Bill Clinton’s affair with his intern Monica Lewinsky, who was then 22-year-olds at the time.  13Linda revealed the affair between Bill and MonicaCredit: AFP - Getty 13Sarah wore a fat suit to play LindaCredit: FX Networks Linda, the civil servant who played a major part in the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal, will be played by Sarah, 46.  In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the American Horror Story actress admitted that she regretted putting on a fat suit for the role.  She said: "There's a lot of controversy around actors and fat suits, and I think that controversy is a legitimate one. I think fat phobia is real. "I think to pretend otherwise causes further harm and it is a very important conversation to be had." PLAYING MONICA 13Sarah and Beanie pictured for Impeachment: American Crime StoryCredit: AP 13Monica is also a producer on Impeachment:...
    More On: brooklyn nets Kyrie Irving at center of lesson Nets’ Big 3 must learn Nets’ supporting cast struggles as offense stagnates Nets youngster no match for Celtics’ big man Star brings Celtics back to life with 50-point masterpiece BOSTON — The Nets weren’t physical enough Friday against the Celtics. They were not gritty enough or aggressive enough in getting roughed up at TD Garden in Game 3 of this first-round playoff series. They know it’s only going to get tougher in Game 4 on Sunday. And they’ll have to get tougher, too. “We have to play better as a unit, and we will [in] Game 4,” James Harden said. “This thing isn’t going to get easier for us. It’s going to be difficult. We expect that. Next game, it’s going to be a lot more fans, so we’ve got to take upon the challenge. “So, learning experience for us. We’ll take [Game 3] on the chin and get better and ready to go for Sunday.” They had better be. They took it on the chin, in the face...
    More On: new york rangers Rangers defense hit with another injury Rangers shakeup coming after season-crushing no-show Rangers manhandled in big blow to playoff hopes Rangers won’t be happy without a playoff berth The Rangers used words like disappointing and demoralizing after a 4-0 home loss to the Islanders on Thursday night severely damaged whatever remained of their playoff hopes. They could have inched within one point of the Islanders with back-to-back victories, including Saturday’s follow-up at the Coliseum, but they instead now trail their clearly better Long Island neighbors by seven points. The Blueshirts also trail the Bruins, who have played two fewer games, by six points with just five to play, albeit with their final two in Boston next week. What is that famous hockey quote about believing in miracles? “Sometimes these losses are tough, but you’ve got to flush it, come out and practice hard, and get yourself back and ready,” defenseman Brendan Smith said after practice Friday. “Everybody is professional here, and we’re in the business of winning, so we’re going to go out there...
    Maybe it’s because the Devils’ penalty kill is the worst in the NHL, but the Rangers’ power play has never looked stronger than it did during this past four-game series against New Jersey. Yes, the Devils’ own a league-worst 70.2 penalty-kill percentage and 0.84 power-play goals against average per game. And the Blueshirts’ man-advantage units performed exactly as they should against a struggling penalty kill. “I think we move the puck, we attack, we obviously have some set plays, some things that we’re looking for depending on what their PK is doing,” said Mika Zibanejad, whose power-play goal in the third period proved to be the game-winner on Sunday. “I think just a lot higher tempo, not just skating but moving the puck and supporting each other. We work hard off the puck as well.” The Rangers went 4-for-10 on the power play in the four games against the Devils, which included one contest without any man-advantage opportunities. But in consistently maintaining possession of the puck, spreading out in the offensive zone to create shooting lanes and converting risky passes,...
    Her name's Nicolle, and she's quite a troll. NICOLLE WALLACE, MSNBC, APRIL 6: I think if someone were to parachute down here and wonder what the most, sort of destructive force on our planet is, and they landed in this country, they might look at the Republicans. Got that? The worst thing on the planet ain't terrorists or cancer, not even global warming for once. It's Republicans. And all this time, the Dems told us it was Russia. Keep going, Nicolle. WALLACE: When is someone in the Republican Party going to rise up against those in the Republican Party whose speech and language and their selection of debates are still killing people?  NICOLLE WALLACE, FORMER REPUBLICAN OPERATIVE, CALLS GOP 'MOST DESTRUCTIVE FORCE ON THE PLANET' Yes! Once again, it's those evil Republicans killing people. Those damn pro-lifers. But it's always the same, isn't it? The Republicans want you to die. Except, isn't Nicolle Wallace a Republican? She's so two-faced that she'd better be double-masking, and I seem to remember a lot of people dying in wars under her watch. She should turn herself...
    Moncef Slaoui, former Operation Warp Speed science chief, fired by drugmaker GSK for sexual harassment Jabra Elite Active 75t vs AirPods Pro In the final group of the ESL Pro League, another six teams will compete to lock in a spot in the play-offs of the tournament.  © Provided by Win.gg Jesper All teams in Group D are eager to scoop a lion’s share of the $750,000 prize pool the tournament boasts. The group is arguably one of the most competitive, with Astralis, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid, Virtus.pro, Endpoint, and Fnatic locking horns. Only three teams will continue on to the playoffs.  On the first day of play, Team Liquid and Fnatic will face off, with both teams hoping for a solid tournament run after making roster changes earlier this year. Team Liquid brought in experienced AWPer Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo, hoping the Brazilian can recreate his best form and lead the team to victories. Fnatic took a chance on signing the unknown Jack “Jackinho” Strom Mattsen, who signed his first professional contract with the team. Team Liquid and Fnatic...
    MIAMI (AP) — Even before tipoff, the injury-plagued Miami Hurricanes will have a different look for Wednesday’s game against Pittsburgh. “We’re going to have to change the warmup,” coach Jim Larranaga said, “because we don’t have enough guys to do even two-line layups.” Seven Hurricanes are hurt, and Larranaga figures he might have six scholarship players available against the Panthers (4-1). One possible reinforcement is guard Elijah Olaniyi, who is awaiting an anticipated NCAA rule change that would grant all transfers immediate eligibility. Olaniyi played for Stony Brook a year ago. He has been practicing with the Hurricanes (3-1), but had expected to sit out this season. “In all likelihood he will be in uniform, he will be in the starting lineup and he will play as many minutes as he can possibly play,” Larranaga said. “It’s very conceivable he could play all 40 minutes.” Among those expected to miss the game are guards Chris Lykes (ankle) and Kameron McGusty (hamstring). Center Deng Gak, who has been nursing sore knees, said the Hurricanes aren’t feeling sorry for themselves. “We’re good,”...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As the Ravens continue to move forward with the game versus the Steelers Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh, two of their stars are not likely to play. According to multiple reports, running backs J.K. Dobbins and Mark Ingram won’t be playing Wednesday even though they are eligible. Dobbins and Ingram tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Since then, they were added back as eligible players, but multiple ESPN reporters said the pair weren’t on the plane to Pittsburgh and are unlikely to play. I’m told #Ravens RBs Mark Ingram and JK Dobbins did not fly yesterday and are not in Pittsburgh as of now — Kimberley A. Martin (@ByKimberleyA) December 2, 2020 ESPN’s Jamison Hensley said Dobbins and Ingram weren’t with the team because it was the final day of their 10-day quarantine. However, Hensley says sources told him the plan is to not have either play. But, the Ravens can still make roster moves until 12:30 p.m. The team will all be tested this morning and if all the tests come back negative, the game will...
    After last week’s game was canceled, it’s not looking promising for Ohio State football to play their game vs. Michigan State on Saturday. It’s not looking promising for Ohio State to play Michigan State on Saturday. That’s what we already believed after the Buckeyes had to cancel their game vs. Illinois last weekend and head coach Ryan Day tested positive for COVID. It’s been reported that the people impacted by COVID within the football program has topped double-digits and the game vs. Michigan State scheduled for Saturday is in jeopardy. If the game is not played, Ohio State will not be eligible for the Big Ten Championship Game despite being the best team in the division. However, Dan Patrick has added to the pessimism surrounding whether this game can be played on his show this morning.Ohio State football game vs. Michigan State is in doubt“Strong speculation Northwestern versus Minnesota and Ohio State versus Michigan State games get canceled this weekend. That would eliminate Ohio State from the conference championship, so they will be desperate, but a high number of players...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Opposing defenses are learning success can be had when blitzing Teddy Bridgewater and the Panthers. In what has become a common theme in recent weeks, the Falcons brought the heat against Bridgewater, sacking him three times and forcing him to throw the ball away on several others. That left coach Matt Rhule pointing the finger directly at his offensive line after Carolina’s 25-17 loss to Atlanta. “You just can’t really win when you can’t control the line of scrimmage,” Rhule said. “I don’t feel like we controlled the line of scrimmage today. ” The Falcons did more blitzing than normal and played more Cover-2 on second downs with left tackle Russell Okung out with a calf injury. “Even on the four-man rush, there were too many times where he had to flush,” Rhule said. For the second straight game Bridgewater took a costly sack on third down that took the Panthers out of field-goal range. On the play, Bridgewater barely had time to get the ball in his hands before the Falcons were all over...
    We’ve reached the portion of the Jets’ schedule — the part where they play the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs on Sunday — where it has come to this: Avoid being embarrassed. Is it too much to ask of the 0-7 Jets when they play the 6-1 Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium that they keep the game competitive? Given the previous results this season — the Jets have been outscored by a league-high 118 points while the Chiefs have outscored their opponents by 75 points (second best in the league) — it probably is. But merely avoiding embarrassment in a game in which the Jets are an NFL-record 19.5-point underdog, would have to be considered a victory of sorts — whether coach Adam Gase wants to acknowledge it or not. In anticipation of this historic mismatch, two interesting Twitter posts popped up Thursday afternoon. One came from the Jets’ official team account that read: “We know it’s a tall challenge, but we’re looking forward to it.’’ Another came in the form of a quote from Chiefs dominant defensive lineman Chris Jones...
    Grading the Giants following their 22-21 loss to the Eagles on Thursday night. Offense Daniel Jones (20 of 30, 187 yards) did enough to win. He threw two touchdown passes, the one interception was not his fault, and his 80-yard run was a thing of beauty, until he tripped himself up. Evan Engram’s fingerprints are all over this loss. He failed to catch a slant that he deflected into the air for an interception then dropped what should have been the game-sealing catch. Brutally disappointing. Wayne Gallman (10-34 rushing, 5-20 receiving) provided a spark. Sterling Shepard (6-59, 1 TD) returned in style. Rookie left tackle Andrew Thomas is playing poorly enough to get benched. He was beaten, badly on a twist that resulted in a sack by LB Nathan Gerry early in the third quarter. Devonta Freeman got obliterated on a blitz by Gerry that nearly got Jones’ legs taken out. Grade: C Defense Once again, some great moments, some real cohesive moments and then a late letdown, meltdown, whatever you want to call it. Jabrill Peppers can’t get...
    The Giants got back one of their top offensive playmakers Thursday night, as wide receiver Sterling Shepard was set to make his return after missing the past four games dealing with a turf toe injury. Shepard was not expected to take a full workload as the Giants faced the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Given the nature of the position, Shepard could be worked into the lineup on a snap count, with Darius Slayton and Golden Tate getting the bulk of the playing time at receiver. Rookie Austin Mack was also available at receiver for the Giants. Shepard early in the afternoon was activated off injured reserve, where he had been since the Week 2 turf toe injury that hit him late in the first half in a loss in Chicago. Given the progress Shepard made recently, removing him from IR was a given. To play against the Eagles, though, Shepard first had to prove he could withstand the pounding of a strenuous pregame workout. He did that to the satisfaction of the coaching and medical staffs. The Giants...
    The Giants got back one of their top offensive playmakers Thursday night, as wide receiver Sterling Shepard was set to make his return after missing the past four games dealing with a turf toe injury. Shepard was not expected to take a full workload as the Giants faced the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Given the nature of the position, Shepard could be worked into the lineup on a snap count, with Darius Slayton and Golden Tate getting the bulk of the playing time at receiver. Rookie Austin Mack was also available at receiver for the Giants. Shepard early in the afternoon was activated off injured reserve, where he had been since the Week 2 turf toe injury that hit him late in the first half in a loss in Chicago. Given the progress Shepard made recently, removing him from IR was a given. To play against the Eagles, though, Shepard first had to prove he could withstand the pounding of a strenuous pregame workout. He did that to the satisfaction of the coaching and medical staffs. The Giants failed...
    The Giants may be without two key players Sunday as they search for their first win of the season against the Washington Football Team. Wide receiver Darius Slayton (knee) and defensive end Dexter Lawrence (foot) were listed as questionable following Friday’s practice, as was defensive back Adrian Colbert (shoulder). Slayton and Lawrence have practiced on a limited basis all week, while Colbert participated in full on Friday. “I’m expecting Darius to play,” head coach Joe Judge said on a Zoom call Friday prior to practice. “If the trainers tell me otherwise, they tell me otherwise.” Kyler Fackrell (ankle) and Jabrill Peppers (ankle) were cleared to play after practicing on a limited basis all week. If Slayton is unable to play Sunday, the Giants will take the field without their top three offensive weapons. Star running back Saquon Barkley is out for the season following an ACL tear and wide receiver Sterling Shepard has been sidelined since Week 2 with a turf toe injury, so the Giants will have to rely on receivers Golden Tate, Austin Mack and C.J Board to...
    It looks like the Jets won’t have starting left tackle Mekhi Becton available on Sunday against the Cardinals. The impressive rookie offensive lineman was listed as doubtful on Friday after not practicing all week due to a capsule injury in his left shoulder. He got hurt in the team’s Week 3 loss to the Colts. He tried to play against the Broncos last Thursday after his replacement, Chuma Edoga, went down. But Becton came out prior to halftime because the pain was too severe. “It’s all strength predicated,” coach Adam Gase said earlier in the week. “When he gets to the point where he feels like he’s got the strength that he’s looking for, the way he plays, that’s when I think he’ll feel good, we’ll feel good. I just know that he doesn’t have that at the moment.” There was some doubt there would be a game on Sunday after a Jets player presumptively tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Players and coaches were sent home from the team’s training center in Florham Park, N.J., and the player...
    The Giants weren’t supposed to win this game. Based on the Las Vegas odds, which had them as nearly two-touchdown underdogs, they weren’t even supposed to keep it close. Yet, the Giants had a chance to win a football game on Sunday. Thanks to their defense. The Giants are a flawed team with a new coaching staff and a shaky second-year quarterback who’s trying to find himself. They’re looking for hope. Any kind of hope. They, too, are a team looking for an identity. Maybe defense is going to end up being their identity. The Giants fell to 0-4 after Sunday’s 17-9 road loss to the Rams and their offense hasn’t scored a touchdown since the fourth quarter of their Week 2 loss to the Bears. It’s averaging 11.8 points per game, worst in the NFL. But the Giants defense, after an admirable performance against the high-powered Rams offense — save for one play that put the game away late — gave them at least a faint heartbeat of hope as they move on to Week 5 and beyond. “I...
    FOXBORO (CBS) – Two of the Las Vegas Raiders’ top weapons missed practice time this week, but are expected to suit up against the Patriots Sunday at Gillette Stadium. Running back Josh Jacobs and tight end Darren Waller were both listed as questionable for the game after only practicing Friday. Jacobs is dealing with a hip injury while Waller has a knee issue. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, both should be “good to go” against New England. The Patriots will be without center David Andrews, who was placed on injured reserve on Saturday.
    Do you believe in this theory? It is not who you play, but when you play them. If this is true, the Giants have a fighting chance Sunday against the defending NFC champion 49ers. At full strength, the talent level is a mismatch, but the 49ers are not at full strength. Far from it. If the list of depletions featured only quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who has a high ankle sprain and will be replaced by backup Nick Mullens, it might be more of an annoyance than anything else for a team that comes into MetLife Stadium concerned with more than nasty turf. In a misleading way, the Giants are healthy, with just two reserve players on their injury report. Misleading, because two key players, Saquon Barkley (out for the season) and Sterling Shepard (out at least three games) are on injured reserve and thus not on the report. The Giants, taking the field without Barkley, cannot be considered healthy in any way, shape or form. Daniel Jones throws a pass.EPA The Giants are not whole. The 49ers are battered. They...
    BOSTON (CBS) – When the Patriots take the field in Seattle Sunday night, they should have their full wide receiver corps. Both wide receivers Julian Edelman and N’Keal Harry were listed as questionable on this week’s injury report. But according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, both Edelman and Harry are expected to suit up. The #Patriots should be at full strength against the #Seahawks tonight, as WR Julian Edelman (knee) and WR N’Keal Harry (shoulder) both should play, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 20, 2020 Both Seattle and New England enter Sunday Night Football having won their Week 1 games. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:20 p.m.
    A look at what’s happening around the majors today: CLEVINGER’S NEW DIGS Mike Clevinger (1-2, 3.14) will make his home debut for the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night against the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park. He was obtained in a blockbuster deal with Cleveland just before last week’s trade deadline. He made his Padres debut Thursday, taking a 2-0 loss at Anaheim while allowing two runs and seven hits in six innings. ZACK IS BACK Unbeaten Astros right-hander Zack Greinke (3-0, 2.91) tries to win his third straight start in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday in which the Astros are the home team in Oakland. It is a makeup of a postponement from Aug. 30 following A’s right-hander Daniel Mengden’s positive coronavirus test result a day earlier. Oakland missed four games in all, including three in Seattle that forces the club to play three doubleheaders in a seven-day span starting Tuesday. ROOKIE WATCH So impressive so far, Cleveland Indians rookie Triston McKenzie makes his fourth start and second against the Kansas City Royals, who didn’t...
    The Islanders have strayed from reflecting on the success they’ve had this postseason, however with the one-day turnaround to Recreation 1 of the Jap Convention finals on Monday, they don’t have the time to reminisce even when they wished to. After 43 days within the Toronto bubble, the Islanders started their 2,000-plus mile trek throughout Canada to Edmonton on Sunday morning only a few hours faraway from their Recreation 7 victory over the Flyers to advance to their first convention finals in 27 years. “After we began this, we stated let’s play one sequence at a time and let’s see if we will get to Edmonton after which we fear about issues once we get to Edmonton,” coach Barry Trotz stated on a Zoom name Sunday earlier than the workforce’s flight. “I believe it’ll be helpful [to change the scenery]. Clearly the journey, this might be an extended journey day for us and a fast turnaround enjoying [Saturday] night time and the feelings. “You often have an emotional crash the subsequent day and then you definitely acquired to regroup...
    The Islanders have strayed from reflecting on the success they’ve had this postseason, but with the one-day turnaround to Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday, they don’t have the time to reminisce even if they wanted to. After 43 days in the Toronto bubble, the Islanders began their 2,000-plus mile trek across Canada to Edmonton on Sunday morning just a few hours removed from their Game 7 victory over the Flyers to advance to their first conference finals in 27 years. “When we started this, we said let’s play one series at a time and let’s see if we can get to Edmonton and then we worry about things when we get to Edmonton,” coach Barry Trotz said on a Zoom call Sunday before the team’s flight. “I think it’ll be beneficial [to change the scenery]. Obviously the travel, this will be a long travel day for us and a quick turnaround playing [Saturday] night and the emotions. “You usually have an emotional crash the next day and then you got to regroup and we’re going to...
    With the NBA gamers deciding to renew the playoffs after their boycott of video games Wednesday by Friday to protest racial injustice and police brutality (and the NHL becoming a member of the boycott on Thursday and Friday), we should always have one other action-packed weekend with all kinds of sports activities and betting choices.SaturdayThe NBA will resume its playoffs with the video games that had been scheduled for Wednesday. I’m already on the Magic +14.5 as they attempt to keep away from elimination versus the Bucks at 3:30 p.m. ET (observe: the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas is likely one of the books that didn’t cancel Sport 5 wagers, so verify along with your ebook’s “home guidelines” to ensure you understand how they deal with playoff video games). With the pivotal Sport 5 of the Thunder-Rockets collection pushed again three days, Russell Westbrook is now anticipated to play for Houston (6:30 p.m. ET), however I’m going to flip from my lone play on the Rockets on this collection to the Thunder as we’re now getting extra factors. However...
    BOSTON (CBS) – The Bruins open up seeding round robin play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Flyers. But Boston will do so without starting goalie Tuukka Rask. Rask will not play Sunday as head coach Bruce Cassidy said the netminder is feeling better, but still unfit to play. Cassidy expects Rask to return on Monday. Jaroslav Halak will get the start against Philadelphia. The Bruins and Flyers are set to open round robin play Sunday at 3 p.m. in Toronto.
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to bottom. That begs the question: How hard will it be to win the SEC this season? The league announced Thursday its 14 teams will each play a 10-game schedule against fellow SEC opponents because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gone are not only some marquee out-of-conference matchups but also the FCS and lower-level games that fill the schedule with often easy wins. Specifics of the league-wide schedules still have to be worked out and approved by the SEC’s athletic directors. But a 10-game schedule played within a league that has claimed 10 national championships since 2006 could make it a brutal scramble for the SEC title game, now scheduled for Dec. 19 in Atlanta. It’s possible that one of the contenders could have an easier path overall, or that the shakeup could make it more treacherous in a league where teams are known for beating up on each other. That’s especially true in the deep Western Division. Alabama missed the...
    The top football conference in college athletics will play an abridged schedule this year. Chancellors and presidents in the Southeastern Conference announced on Thursday a 10-game, conference-only schedule with the hope of minimizing the spread of the coronavirus and allowing for a full season. "This new plan for a football schedule is consistent with the educational goals of our universities to allow for the safe and orderly return to campus of their student populations and to provide a healthy learning environment during these unique circumstances presented by the COVID-19 virus," SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey wrote in a press release. "This new schedule supports the safety measures that are being taken by each of our institutions to ensure the health of our campus communities." The conference-only schedule, agreed upon by all 14 SEC presidents during a virtual meeting, follows the blueprint outlined by four of the other major college football conferences that announced similar plans to play in-conference schedules earlier in the week. The scheduling shift will adversely affect in-state rivalry games played across conferences such as Florida...
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