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General Division III issues / Re: Future of Division III
« on: Today at 10:04:58 am »
the P5 conferences and the rest of FBS will all fold up shop for the fall within 48 hours, and that will be that.

or maybe the #WeWantToPlay movement that got hot on social media last night will give administrators the cover to keep going and allow themselves to keep making millions and bazillions of dollars. I don't know anymore! Everything changes every 10 seconds!!

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General Division III issues / Re: Future of Division III
« on: Yesterday at 09:07:48 pm »
the P5 conferences and the rest of FBS will all fold up shop for the fall within 48 hours, and that will be that.

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General Division III issues / Re: Future of Division III
« on: August 08, 2020, 02:06:28 pm »
Despite trying my best to understand the rules and hierarchy of college football, I remain confused.  In order to play an intercollegiate football game, it seems that there must be some level of approval from the state government, the NCAA board of governors, the individual league, and the school itself.  Am I correct that every entity in this chain has the option of cancelling the game?

the NCAA BOG can only determine whether or not the playoffs happen. We have a small handful of D3 institutions still planning on fall football/sports despite everyone else postponing/cancelling and the playoffs cancelled.

"The league" is just the schools themselves making a series of decisions. For example, there is almost no such entity as "the Liberty League." It's two people in an office on the RPI campus, one of which is replaced every two years and the other has next to no executive powers.

The state government can, if it chooses, set conditions under which a contest may or may not go forward depending on the meeting of those conditions, sure. Isn't that obvious by this point?

Maybe I don't understand the question.

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General Division III issues / Re: Future of Division III
« on: August 06, 2020, 03:31:12 pm »
Fall Championships Canceled: https://www.d3sports.com/notables/2020/08/fall-championships-cancelled-whats-next

It's strange, I always believed this would be the path, I even advocated as such, but now that it's happened it doesn't feel any easier to take.

Dave, would you say now begins the time to get well and truly concerned for the future of many (a handful, a dozen, a few dozen, 100 or more?) Division III athletic departments/institutions?

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East Region football / Re: FB: Liberty League
« on: July 22, 2020, 04:36:45 pm »
the towel will be thrown within the next hour, I am told.

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East Region football / Re: FB: Liberty League
« on: July 21, 2020, 08:48:42 am »
Indeed.

SUNYAC, maybe?  I haven't seen an announcement from Buff St football yet.  Although it may be inevitable

BSC's release made it pretty clear that there will be no sports there in the fall.

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General Division III issues / Re: Future of Division III
« on: July 20, 2020, 09:56:04 am »
Dave, click on your own profile, summary, modify profile, buddies/ignore list, edit ignore list, type the member you want to ignore in the space at the bottom.

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East Region football / Re: FB: Liberty League
« on: July 15, 2020, 09:44:46 pm »
Empire 8 is entirely out for the fall. Time for the LL to pack it in already.

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East Region football / Re: FB: Empire 8
« on: July 15, 2020, 09:43:58 pm »
whole E8 is gone

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East Region football / Re: Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
« on: July 14, 2020, 06:25:01 pm »
Maritime cancels fall sports.

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East Region football / Re: FB: Liberty League
« on: July 13, 2020, 12:07:55 pm »
yup, Union is out. Maybe a move to the spring. I have to think that's where we're going in total...there isn't going to be any LL football or LL anything else this fall. Time to accept that.

https://unionathletics.com/news/2020/7/13/general-sports-update-on-fall-2020-athletic-seasons.aspx

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East Region football / Re: FB: New Jersey Athletic Conference
« on: July 11, 2020, 01:14:50 pm »
as I see it, these are the possible paths for athletics at Wesley and DSU.

Door #1 - DSU (D1 FCS) and DSU-Wesley (D3) remain separate campuses and athletic departments.

Door #2 - they merge together into one DSU athletic department in the MEAC. DSU could add any or all of the four sports that Wesley sponsors but they do not (field hockey, men's golf, men's lacrosse, men's soccer). So call that 2A if they do and 2B if they don't.

but have we considered the outside possibility of Door #3? They merge...into Wesley's existing D3 status. Maybe the athletic department rebrands and maybe it doesn't, maybe one or more of DSU's unique sports (bowling, equestrian and women's tennis) gets added to Wesley's portfolio.

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General Division III issues / Re: Future of Division III
« on: July 07, 2020, 10:10:55 am »
MIT and Smith are out, by the way.

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East Region football / Re: FB: Liberty League
« on: June 30, 2020, 02:04:46 pm »
Vassar bringing students back for the fall, athletics are a "maybe" at this time.

Union is doing a hybrid approach with freshmen on campus and everyone else with certain options about on campus or online...they say a decision about athletics should be made by July 15.

Rochester's reopening plan touches on athletics but doesn't say much beyond recreational use for student life. I don't think they're going to play, tbh.

I've heard the LL presidents are having a conference call tomorrow.


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