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Dennis de la Pena
Sportscaster at KTBC-TV, Fox7, husband and proud pop.
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Dennis de la Pena 5m
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby on his confidence level about getting a football season started: "I feel good about it." He follows that with how hard it is to accurately handicap/forecast anything when dealing with the pandemic.
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Texas releases its 2020 football schedule. The lone non-conference game still TBD.
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The Masters 1h
Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, announced today that the 2020 Masters Tournament will take place November 9-15 without patrons or guests on the grounds. Full details and FAQs at
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Brett McMurphy 2h
Big 12 schedule notes sources told *Big 12 games begin Sept. 26; title game Dec. 12 (Arlington) * Start of season can be delayed to Oct. 10 & end Dec. 12 w/title game Dec. 19 * Sept. 26 KU at BU, UT at TT, WVU at OSU, KSU at OU, ISU at TCU * OU-UT still Oct. 10 in Dallas
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Chip Brown 14h
One Big 12 official told me tonight’s decision “was the result of blocking outside noise and all the pressures and listening to facts and making the decision for the right reasons.” ...
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Chuck Carlton 14h
Told that the Big 12 plans to release its reworked conference schedule Wednesday morning. First conference games will be played Sept. 26.
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Pete Thamel 16h
Source: The Big 12 Presidents are wrapping up their call. The league is going to continue to pursue playing this season. A schedule, which was already prepared, will be released in the near future. This confirms what our friends at reported.
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EricInsideTexas 17h
I don’t think the Big 12 is out of the woods but the current assessment per my source, if a vote were to take place, is 7-3 in favor of playing.
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“Ultimately, our decision was guided by science and a deep commitment to the health and welfare of student-athletes. We certainly hope that the Pac-12 will be able to return to competition in the New Year.” - Michael H. Schill, president of the University of Oregon
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Bruce Feldman 20h
BREAKING: The PAC-12 presidents have voted to postpone the 2020 college football season, per sources. I'm told the medical experts didn't sound very encouraging on prospects of being able to play in spring either.. first reported the news.
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Dennis de la Pena 21h
Big 10 postpones 2020 fall sports - including football. Spring 2021 still a possibility. "..it became abundantly clear that there was too much uncertainty regarding potential medical risks to allow our student-athletes to compete this fall." -Big 10 Commissioner Kevin Warren
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Pete Thamel Aug 11
Update on the Pac-12: Pac-12 coaches and ADs got a sobering medical perspective from a group of Pac-12 doctors last night. Source called it “eye opening” and the information on myocarditis “made it real.” 1/2
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Chuck Carlton Aug 10
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby on having conference medical experts join presidents and ADs on teleconference Tuesday: “I just want the CEOs to be able to hear directly from the doctors."
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Dennis de la Pena Aug 10
Could truly not happen in 2020 because of ? reporter shares his thoughts with :
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Texas State Bobcats Aug 10
.'s game vs SMU has been moved back to Sept. 5. Full story-->
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Stewart Mandel Aug 10
Why did the Big Ten seem to abruptly change course over the weekend, you ask? "Myocarditis, inflammation of the heart muscle, has been found in at least five Big Ten Conference athletes and among several other athletes in other conferences."
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Brian Davis Aug 10
High-ranking Texas source tells me school administrators want to play this season. UT has spent big money on testing protocols, accepted smaller stadium capacity. They feel good about it.
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Shane Buechele Aug 10
because we have full trust in our players, coaching staff and the plans implemented to keep us safe against COVID-19. because we are committed to holding each other accountable on and off the field during this time. so
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Dennis de la Pena Aug 10
The pandemic + bad optics + liability = college football season slipping away. Where do you stand right now?
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Pete Thamel Aug 10
Source: The Big 12 remains divided on playing this season. Uncertainty about long-term medical impact looms as an issue. Expect the Big Ten and Pac-12 decisions to impact the the Big 12's decision.
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