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Wonder if any local bars in GF would consider putting up a big screen up in their parking lot, renting out spaces for tailgating and showing a best of series of UND football games on a few Saturday afternoons.  Desperate times/desperate measures. 

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I wonder if there was any talk in the the P5 about breaking away from the NCAA and forming an association that would make it more reasonable to play this fall?  A scaled down testing protocol, looser social distancing and contact tracing guidelines,and an association that would take on more liability risk would have gone a long way toward saving the season.

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2 hours ago, CMSioux said:

Wonder if any local bars in GF would consider putting up a big screen up in their parking lot, renting out spaces for tailgating and showing a best of series of UND football games on a few Saturday afternoons.  Desperate times/desperate measures. 

I like this idea..... worth the drive.  Fall looks more and more dismal.

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1 hour ago, nodak651 said:

Whats to stop them?  If they could do team workouts etc, how are team practices any more unsafe?  Is there an ncaa rule on this?

Per the UND 360 write-up, the requirements were over the top. The insinuation was that they didn't think teams were following them the way they should be and as things continue to play out, any positive test would theoretically sideline huge portions/position groups of your team at a time. Again, that's assuming teams are honestly following the protocols as they are written. 

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1 hour ago, Mama Sue said:

I like this idea..... worth the drive.  Fall looks more and more dismal.

This is the major positive ramification of Coved.

The NCAA is done. It hasn't done squat for athletes, it's a money grab and frankly, the schools can do without it. Yep there will be more recruiting violations, but the NCAA lost it's respect in that regard years ago when Cam Newton's dad was peddling him as a free agent and the NCAA did nothing about it.

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9 minutes ago, Vegas_Sioux said:

At least Iowa City and Madison in Jan are about 15 degrees warmer then Minneapolis. 

True, but would still be plenty cold. 

Thinking of the OSU suggestion: Start season mid-January and finish by late March.  Would 6 months be enough time off to realistically have a full season the next year?

Football, Basketball and Hockey at the same time? Oh my?

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On 7/24/2020 at 5:33 PM, SWSiouxMN said:

I'll ask, because it might be time to think about it

Say the season gets wiped out.  

How, in the world, do you handle the scholarship situation?  

So some clarity on my question I asked a few weeks ago.

 

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On 8/12/2020 at 9:36 PM, Vegas_Sioux said:

At least Iowa City and Madison in Jan are about 15 degrees warmer then Minneapolis. 

It is colder in Minneapolis, but not that much.

Average daily temperature (High/Low °F):

Minneapolis    22/6

Madison WI     27/8

Iowa CIty IA     31/14

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Information in the media about a players union or college football  players association.... would invoke the states at public colleges, bargain for rights to sponsorship compensation,  etc., etc.

sounds like transitioning to pro sports to me....a whole season with nothing to do. 

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5 minutes ago, SWSiouxMN said:

 

This is going to become such a cluster....

First question that comes to mind... Who is going to get the scholarships? 5th and 6th year Seniors or incoming freshmen?

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5 hours ago, zonadub said:

This is going to become such a cluster....

First question that comes to mind... Who is going to get the scholarships? 5th and 6th year Seniors or incoming freshmen?

5 hours ago, zonadub said:

This is going to become such a cluster....

First question that comes to mind... Who is going to get the scholarships? 5th and 6th year Seniors or incoming freshmen?

Wow. This kinda changes the game huh! 

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