The Big Ten is full of idiots. There is no rational basis for canceling non-conference football games. Zero.
The only reason to cancel non-conference football is if there are health issues or travel issues. There are neither.
If there are health issues to participating in non-conference games, it really should be looked into. Where’s the data?
There is no legitimate justification for canceling non-conference college football games.
Why shouldn’t Iowa and Iowa State be able to play each other in the state of Iowa?
Why in the world Nebraska can travel all across the country to play against Rutgers?
This is a move made by idiots in the Big Ten to placate idiots in the media who don’t — or won’t — understand the data.
It makes no sense why it would be safe to play conference games but not play non-conference games.
College kids who are playing athletics are safer on their campus than they would be if they are off campus.
After all, they have access to doctors all the time and they’re being tested every day.
There is less danger to college football players on a college campus than there is off of a college campus. The data is clear: there is almost a zero percent chance of anybody dying who is college age.
There is almost a zero percent chance of anybody dying who is playing college football.
But if you are going to get sick, the best place to be treated is on a college campus where they have tons of medical professionals.
Many players have already gotten the virus and none of them are getting hospitalized. They either have no symptoms or it’s like they have a cold.
Idiots in the Big Ten are being supported by the idiots in the college Coronabros media because they aren’t willing to look at or accept the data.