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Conferences start making moves, VP talks, and more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 09 Nevada at San Diego State Photo by Alan Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

G5 conferences appeal to NCAA

This was the big news of the day yesterday, a potential precursor of what’s to come. Needless to say, G5 programs are more often than not, not in a great position to absorb the blow of no football this fall, or even football without fans in the stands. All five G5 conference sent a letter to the NCAA President asking for leniency on regulations in order to prevent potentially having to cut costs, like other sports. Tough times.

Guerin Emig: Jay Norvell misses his Nevada Wolf Pack, but he has a very personal reason football can wait

It’s always good to have perspective. I’m as annoyed as anyone about the possibility of sports disappearing for the foreseeable future, but this story about Jay Norvell’s wife Kim, who has Cystic Fibrosis is precisely why we need to think about those around us. Stay safe and be safe, Mountain West fans.

No college sports until students return, conference commissioners say

The commissioners of college football conferences met with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the coming months, and it’s becoming clear that if students cannot be on campus this fall, football and other sports are unlikely to happen. Ready more for details.

Wyoming’s Zaleski retires from football

Mountain West athletes still present in the community

On the horizon:

  • Coming Thursday: Unanswered Questions- #4 Women’s Basketball Tournament
  • Down The Road: Unanswered Questions- #5 Spring Ball Cancellations