Big 12 announces fall season on for college sports

Following the Big Ten and Pac-12 postponing their seasons, the Big 12 announced that sports will continue and athletes in high-contact sports will be tested for COVID-19 three times per week.
1:10 | 08/13/20

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and there is news again this evening on college football. And the fall season amid this pandemic. The big 12 announcing it will move forward. Here's Kaylee Hartung again tonight. Reporter: Tonight, the pendulum swinging in favor of college sports returning to action. The big 12 conference committing to play and releasing an updated football schedule. The commissioner saying, "We are comfortable in our INTs constitutions' ability to provide a structured training environment, rigorous testing and surveillance, hospital-quality sanitation and mitigation practices that optimize the health and safety of our student athletes." This, a day after the big ten and pac-12 canceled all fall sports. Their medical experts warning of the potential long-term effects of covid-19. But the remaining three members of the power five conferences now say they have the protocols in place to protect their athletes and they'll proceed with caution. Canceling football will not cancel their risk of getting the virus. They're still going to go to school. They're still going to go back home and visit with their family. They're still going to be social. Reporter: David, the soonest we could see college football played is four weeks from now. Still up for debate whether we'll see fans in these stadiums. Kaylee Hartung from baton

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