While crime overall dipped in many cities in the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, violent crime and homicides are rising sharply around the country. Philadelphia's 32% increase in homicide was smaller than in 10 other cities -- Minneapolis' surged 85% and Fort Wayne, Indiana, saw a 58% increase, according to the data Outlaw presented. … [Read more...] about Philadelphia homicides second-highest in the country in 2020, police say
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“If we send kids home, they're going to be in closer contact with a lot of family members and other people that might be at higher risk for coronavirus than if we keep them here in an environment where they're around other healthy, young people,” he said. “If I had a son, I would want him playing football. I think this is the safest place he could be, and a lot of schools around the conference probably feel the same way, that the safest environment we can put these guys in is an environment where they're being monitored constantly, being screened, being tested, being taken care of [and] being protected if they do get sick. … [Read more...] about Nebraska may play football outside Big Ten if conference cancels season, coach says
“I think they should play,” Holtz responded. “But you ought to say to the player, if you have an asthma problem, if you’re diabetic or something, and you have a legitimate reason you don’t want to play, absolutely, don’t play.” … [Read more...] about Lou Holtz Invokes D-Day Invasion to Demand College Football Play This Fall
At the moment, the fate of college football is in limbo after it was reported that the Big 10 might sit the season out during the coronavirus pandemic. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) … [Read more...] about Will The SEC Play Football Alone During The Coronavirus Pandemic?
Over the weekend a collection of players from schools representing all five of college football's major conferences joined up on a video call to discuss the state of their sport. The result was a statement of unity, calling for better safety and health protocols coupled with a commitment to move forward with the season amid the global pandemic. … [Read more...] about The Big 10 Conference won’t play football this fall