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- Sports to return based on “updated recommendations from Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee.” Here’s the full release from the Pac-12.
- Chris Fetters from Dawgman gathered up all the tweets from UW players, coaches, etc:
This one stood out:
See y’all Nov. 6 https://t.co/5SrZQx2ENp— Elijah Molden (@e_mold3n) September 24, 2020
Jimmy Lake is OK with the news:
Early reaction from @CoachLakeUDUB on today's news... ️‼️#Pac12FB | #BackThePac pic.twitter.com/YuPQSLdLNH— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) September 25, 2020
Schools can begin practice immediately if they have state and local approval:
Pac-12 football and basketball are back. Running down everything you need to know about Thursday's announcement:https://t.co/l4cHOweQaV pic.twitter.com/jqvCVy7Kso— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) September 25, 2020
Six months into this pandemic, every major sports league was either back or on its way to coming back.
A Pac-12 fall football season seemed dead a month ago, with a spring return looking extremely dubious upon closer inspection. Now, the return to normalcy has earned another victory. @Matt_Calkins column: https://t.co/TlGWGDNXuh— The Seattle Times (@seattletimes) September 25, 2020
The guys from Dawgman.com give their thoughts on the decision, and talked about what challenges lie ahead over the next six weeks:
From The Athletic ($):
A month ago, the Pac-12 was indefinitely sidelined with no visible light at the end of the tunnel, and no realistic hope of a fall season.— Christian Caple (@ChristianCaple) September 25, 2020
Now, Nov. 6 is a go.https://t.co/e8sRhatZyv
UW’s players returned to campus last weekend and are currently completing a seven-day quarantine:
UW football is back. Everything you need to know: https://t.co/YNUDZaHoWa— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) September 25, 2020
Waiting on a schedule:
FYI, the Pac-12 says its football schedule will be released "in the coming days."— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) September 24, 2020
Everyone plays a team from the other division the week of the Pac-12 Championship:
With a 6-game 'regular season' and title/xover game on 12/19, here's what one potential @UW_Football schedule could look like. @Dawgman247— Chris Fetters ⭐️ (@Chris_Fetters) September 25, 2020
At Cal 11/21
Oregon State 11/28
At Oregon 12/5
At Washington State 12/12
Xover/Pac-12 Title Game 12/19
Pabst Blue Ribbon or Keystone?
#WSU's Pres. Schulz, after a momentous day for @Pac12 football: "I'm already done with beer one. I'm looking forward to beer two here."— Theo Lawson (@TheoLawson_SR) September 25, 2020
Men & Women to begin basketball season Nov 25:
November 25th can't come soon enough!! #AlwaysCompete x #GoHuskies pic.twitter.com/fRWNpPlabe— Washington Women’s Basketball (@UW_WBB) September 24, 2020
Ready to hoop‼️#TougherTogether pic.twitter.com/p7J1qwqvgV— Washington Men's Basketball (@UW_MBB) September 24, 2020
Statement from head coach @Coach_Hopkins on today's announcement from the Pac-12. #TougherTogether pic.twitter.com/E30TPWVwkH— Washington Men's Basketball (@UW_MBB) September 24, 2020
Thought I’d never see him in purple & gold again: