Players were pumped. Coaches were stoked. Fans seemed relieved. Even the president was pleased.
If a hot microphone at the University of Nebraska is any indication, the Big Ten Conference may be having a football season this fall after all.
If things move quickly, the Big Ten could start a season in about a month, but for now there is no timetable for a vote to move forward.
The Big Ten Conference, already in court and under pressure from players and parents over its decision to cancel fall football, is now hearing from President Donald Trump.
DePaul has hired DeWayne Peevy as its athletic director to replace the retiring Jean Lenti Ponsetto.
Two protests Saturday focused on the relationship between schools, students and armed police officers. One was held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The other was held at Whitney Young Magnet High School. There, speakers talked about the inequalities they've experienced at CPS.
Parents of Big Ten football players, upset over the process that led to the postponement of the fall season, held a protest near the conference’s Chicago-area headquarters Friday while an attorney in Nebraska demanded Commissioner Kevin Warren turn over material illustrating how the decision was made.
The move came one day after the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced they would not play this fall. In the Big 12, fall sports will begin after Sept. 1 with the football schedule beginning league play Sept. 26. Schools also can play one non-conference opponent.
The Big Ten and Pac-12 won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football's five power conferences out of a crumbling season amid the pandemic.
President Trump appeared to support college football players who wish to play in the fall despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Big Ten football season is canceled according to reports.
The Big Ten released its 10-game conference-only football schedule beginning as early as Labor Day weekend but cautioned Wednesday there is no certainty games will be played.
Lou Henson, the plain-spoken coach who took New Mexico State and Illinois to the Final Four during a 21-year career that included nearly 800 victories and a feud with fellow Big Ten coach Bob Knight, has died. He was 88.
The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the United States is showing promise. One doctor even believes the vaccine could be available by the end of the year.
Northwestern’s game against Wisconsin scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field in Chicago is being moved to Ryan Field because of uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago State University is cutting its baseball program due to money trouble.
Former Kansas State guard Brian Patrick is headed to DePaul as a graduate transfer, the Blue Demons announced on Tuesday.
Mississippi is the only state currently affected by the policy.
Longtime DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto is retiring.
Former Indiana quarterback Peyton Ramsey has transferred to Northwestern, giving the Wildcats another option behind center after they struggled offensively last season.