“Well I think that when we reach mid-July, hopefully that’s a more definitive point,” Swofford said. “I think that’s a benchmark certainly when you reach a point where you’re starting practice and that first weekend of games is in sight and potentially a reality at that point. Then it all starts becoming more and more real. I do think that we’re all moving ahead on the basis that we will start and that we will start on time. If that changes we will adjust and I think we’ll be ready to adjust to whatever we may have to adjust to. It may be a Fall that is very different than any other Fall, there may be some teams playing more games than others based on testing and potential outbreaks and different locales and every conference has different state regulations that will have to be dealt with.” … [Read more...] about SEC East and ACC rivals still want to play in 2020
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Everton Weekes and the call of the inner artistVaneisa Baksh celebrates a cricketing life lived to its fullest. Did you know about the time Weekes missed the start of a Test he was playing in, seeing the game in progress as his airplane flew above the ground? Steven Lynch does and he's got answers to more questions about the legendary batsman's life in this week's Ask Steven. … [Read more...] about In Case You Missed It: Cricket makes a poignant return
DQ In Iowa: Mailbag: it is looking more and more likely that not all teams will play 12 games. If so, what is the minimum number of games for a team to make the playoffs over a conference champ? For instance, would an 11-0 Notre Dame go over a 1-loss Oklahoma State for the fourth slot? But what if ND is 10-0? Or a 9-1 Auburn that lost to Bama in the regular season but is clearly better than a PAC 12 champ? … [Read more...] about Would Texas win the ACC if Clemson and Texas traded conferences?
Most of Diaz’s changes from 2019 have come on the offensive side of the ball with the Hurricanes hiring a new offensive coordinator in Rhett Lashlee and landing dynamic dual-threat graduate transfer D’Eriq King at quarterback. … [Read more...] about Computer model projects Miami’s win total in 2020
"I would imagine there's pros and cons [on being experienced]," said Hamilton, 35. "Experience counts for a lot and particularly when you're working for a team like Renault, who like every team are pushing to develop and move forwards and evolve, experience can help the team move in the right direction. That will definitely be a bonus for them. … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton wants Fernando Alonso, and Sebastian Vettel, in F1