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Iowa v Iowa State

Iowa v Iowa State

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The Big Ten is having discussions on the possibility of a new start date for fall sports. According to ESPN and CBS Sports, Thanksgiving weekend is one of several options as a start date for the football season! The most-likely option is a January start date, with eight or nine games scheduled at indoor venues. Stadiums being considered include Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis (where the Big Ten Championship is played), Ford Field in Detroit, and U.S Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

On August 11th the Big Ten became the first power five conference to postpone it’s football season. Since then there has been criticism against the Big Ten on the decision. Parents of athletes from several of the schools have wrote letters and protested the decision asking for more transparency.

No word on whether fans would be able to attend the games or how that might affect bowl games in January. If there ARE bowl games, of course......


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