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College football amid a pandemic is not worth the risk to young men’s lives

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2020
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OPINION

How many lives of young men and women should be sacrificed for entertainment — and for billions in profit? That question can’t be ducked as the NCAA allows colleges to begin “voluntary” football practices, and other college teams begin to practice.

Colleges are desperate to open the full football season, a source of millions in profits for colleges and universities. Donald Trump, who pretends that COVID-19 is behind us, wants a return to normal, with stadiums filled with fans cheering their heroes. Players are eager to compete and to display...

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https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2020/6/22/21299617/college-football-ncaa-coronavirus-pandemic-players-covid-19-jesse-jackson

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