Eight Nebraska football players suing Big Ten over postponed season

Eight Nebraska football players suing Big Ten over postponed season

Eight University of Nebraska football players are suing the Big Ten over the conference’s decision not to have a season this fall.”This is a case in which a powerful collegiate athletic conference contends that its student athletes have no rights,” the lawsuit says. “Even though its decision significantly and directly affects the rights and opportunities of student athletes at its member institutions, the Big Ten has rejected calls for transparency and refuses to provide documents supporting its claim that a vote was taken or that a proper process was followed.”Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren said on Aug. 19 that the “vote by the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors was overwhelmingly in support of postponing fall sports and will not be revisited.”But the lawsuit claims that a vote didn’t actually take place, citing comments by Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. and University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel.AP TOP 25: CLEMSON NO. 1,
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