Acting board chair Denise Trauth said "The plan sent to us by the Division I Council provides the maximum number of opportunities to fall student-athletes to participate in NCAA championships while still being fiscally responsible." Trauth, who is president at Texas State added, “We look forward to the spring, understanding things will look a little different but knowing the competitions will be just as meaningful as in normal circumstances.”
Both Christian McCaffrey and Saquon Barkley went down with injuries on Sunday. McCaffrey's sprained ankle will keep him out 4-6 weeks, while Barkley's torn ACL puts him out for the rest of the season though there's still plenty of time left in the season to pivot in a different direction.
The Blue Jays succumbs to Yankees 12-1. Gerrit Cole limited the Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs. Cole (7-3) struck out seven and walked none, inducing 11 ground-ball outs and 14 swings and misses.
The Nuggets avoided a 3-0 hole that would have been daunting even for this never-out-of-it team, through Jamal Murray's 28, 12 assists and two late pointers to halt a Lakers' charge helping Nuggets to a 114-106 victory Tuesday