College Podcast: A Spring without Sports

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It is official. The news we feared has finally become a reality as the NCAA has canceled all winter and spring sports this season over the growing coronavirus pandemic. (00:07)

Dan Wetzel and Pete Thamel react to the historic decision. How did we get to this point so rapidly? Could the NCAA just postpone the tournament? (7:22) How will football be affected? And can the NCAA give spring sport athletes another year of eligibility? (14:40)

As we press on through these unprecedented times, the Yahoo Sports College Podcast will be here to remind you to wash your hands while keeping you entertained. Look for two episodes again next week and please stay safe out there, everybody. 

The NCAA cancelled the 2020 NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the spread of the coronavirus, the organization announced Thursday. A decision that would have been stunning just days ago became obvious by Thursday evening, as an unprecedented week unfolded in the sports world and beyond.

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