The California State University system's plan for a mostly virtual fall semester due to the coronavirus pandemic doesn't necessarily close the door on football at its three schools that play in the far-flung Mountain West Conference.
In one part of the country, LSU coach Ed Orgeron smiles and mentions a "light at the end of the tunnel." Some 1,000 miles north at Akron, women's tennis players, along with men's cross-country runners and golfers, learned their teams were being disbanded.
Pepper Rodgers, a colorful personality who helped Georgia Tech to an unbeaten season as a player in 1952 and went on to coach the Yellow Jackets as well as Kansas, UCLA and Memphis teams in both the USFL and CFL, died Thursday. He was 88.
The Mid-American Conference is eliminating postseason tournaments in eight sports, including baseball and softball, and men's and women's basketball are among nine sports that will have postseasons scaled back.