The Big Ten conference — home to several marquee programs, including Ohio State, Penn State, and the University of Michigan — has voted to postpone the upcoming fall season amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The Big Ten is the first of the Power Five conferences to postpone its season.

“As time progressed and after hours of discussion with our Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten Sports Medicine Committee, it became abundantly clear that there was too much uncertainty regarding potential medical risks to allow our student-athletes to compete this fall,” Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said in a statement.

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