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Trump's new political football: Saving college grid season 

1 month ago   |   By Newsday

A cancellation or disruption to the season would further undermine President Trump's effort to show that the nation is starting to get back to normal ahead of the November election.
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Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even though conferences are cancelling games because they don't think it's safe

Trump and top Republicans call for college football season to go ahead, even though conferences are cancelling games because they don't think it's safe

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump is urging college football authorities to press ahead with the fall season despite the coronavirus continuing to spread in the US.
Several conferences and a number of players have already dropped out of the season. Two of the biggest leagues plan to follow suit Tuesday, reports say.
Some players have expressed concern for their safety, and demanded extra measures to shield them from the virus.
Other have called for the season to go ahead under the WeWantToPlay hashtag, and are being backed by Republican lawmakers.
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