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Big Ten Ten announces the return of the 2020 season season on October 24 with a unique, fast-paced daily test

by Muhammad Hussain 2 years ago in football
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The Big Ten will also need good athletes to get a heart permit to play

Big Ten Ten announces the return of the 2020 season season on October 24 with a unique, fast-paced daily test
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Big Ten Ten announces the return of the 2020 season season on October 24 with a unique, fast-paced daily test

The Big Ten will also need good athletes to get a heart permit to play

Big Ten announced on Tuesday that the Presidency and Councilors have voted to allow the league to play football in 2020. The Big Ten will open their season on the weekend of October 24 with teams playing eight regular games of the season in eight weeks. and the Big Ten Championship Championship and six other comfort games.

The Big Ten Championship Championship Game is scheduled for December 19, making it a Big Ten qualifier or College Play Playoff as the final announcement of the CFP Rankings season is set for either December 20.

The Big Ten will also play league comfort games with teams ranked second to seventh in their respective divisions in December. 19. There may be adjustments in those games, however, as Wisconsin sporting director Barry Alvarez said the Big Ten will try to avoid a repeat once the teams have played in the regular season.

Tickets will not be sold and fans will not be allowed to attend the games this season, or it may be different for the families of athletes, coaches and staff.

The conference will now include a daily, rapid test of COVID-19 as a place to focus on recovery in the gaming system. Testing for runners and coaches will begin on September 30. The first athlete can return to the race for 21 days following a thorough diagnosis. Additionally, Big Ten has released new information on its myocarditis screening programs after any positive tests. Both of these were major concerns which were one of the main reasons for Big Ten's first decision to cancel a fall ball on August 11.

In terms of good recovery rates, Big Ten will use the data provided by CINO to make continuous adjustment and competitive decisions based on a seven-day moving average. The improved ban will start when the levels of the right group reach 2-5%. When the team’s confidence level exceeds 5% and when the team team’s players and coaching staff and the staff confidence level exceeds 7.5%, the Big Ten team will stop practicing or competing for at least seven days.

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Big Ten began canceling the ball until the spring of 2021 amid questions about testing and compliance with COVID-19, and long-term heart problems reported in some patients with coronavirus.

The Return to Play Task Force was created by Big Ten to test its options starting in the spring of 2021 or finding a way to play this fall. Its subcommittee on medical matters met on Saturday with eight of the presidents and chancellors of the unit, according to several reports, to share updated medical information, including the discovery of rapidly spreading antigen tests that would allow teams to test daily while minimizing the need to track contacts. In addition, new information was provided about myocarditis - inflammation of the heart muscle. Part of Big Ten's decision to test the ball one day was based on research describing concerns about myocarditis and its association with COVID-19.

The renewal came after a major setback for Big Ten's first cancellation decision, which went 11-3 and only Ohio State, Nebraska and Iowa opted to play football. Most notably, the conference and commissioner Kevin Warren found a backlash with their confusing message and inability to get on the same page from member presidents down to coaches and players. Big Ten has been fighting a war of various social relations as it has come under pressure from players, coaches, parents and even President Donald Trump.

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In an open letter eight days after canceling the ball, Warren said the decision of the Big Ten would never be reviewed. That has obviously changed. To reverse the vote, the league needs nine of the 14 presidents who agree to play, meaning that six who voted to cancel the ball must change course.

Despite the initial delay, there are still many roadblocks to return to real football. Wisconsin football and hockey, for example, were recently suspended for two weeks after the outbreak of COVID-19. Meanwhile, games across the country continue to be postponed left and right. Virginia-Virginia Tech, Houston-Memphis, Army-BYU and SMU-TCU are some of the 13 games already postponed; some games can be canceled if new dates are not readily available.


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