The UAH Chargers were set to travel to Marquette, Michigan on Tuesday for a two-game series with the Northern Michigan University Wildcats. While college hockey is already underfunded in many parts of the country and travel can be difficult, UAH was struck with travel difficulties because of the weather.
The Alabama Athletic Director, Greg Byrne, joined Wimp and Barry Sanderson on Inside The Locker Room this morning. It has been a wild week in college athletics that has seen a lot of changes and cancellations occur throughout college sports. Byrne broke down a lot of the decision-making moments over the past week for our audience.
Due to the cancellations of the spring season amid the dangers of the COVID-19 coronavirus the NCAA has decided to grant an extra year of eligibility to seniors. According to Jeff Goodman the NCAA's Council Coordination Committee has agreed to grant relief to the spring sport athletes, the committee is still in discussions about the winter sports.
Wilson Alexander of The Advocate in Baton Rouge has reported that the SEC has cancelled all athletic events. The SEC has announced all competitions on SEC campuses as well as championships will be suspended until March 30.
It's been a debate as old as televised collegiate athletics have been around: should college athletes be paid? Florida defensive back Jalen Tabor took to Twitter the other day to express his thoughts on the situation.
It's often said that everything is bigger in Texas, and now the University of Texas has approved the sale of alcohol at football games, most likely trying to land a bigger audience for Texas home games.