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The ACC announced earlier this season that fall sports would have a delayed start and schedules would follow the NCAA minimum number of games.

NCAA Fall sports update: Everything you need to know

By Camryn Simons, Staff Writer November 20, 2020
In response to COVID-19, most fall sports will play championships in the spring. Here’s everything you need to know on the status of each fall season.
Even if a college football season survives until its scheduled start, it seems unlikely that fans will be welcome, especially in Pennsylvania.

Status of fall sports becomes progressively shaky

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor August 17, 2020
Now — even as cases and deaths continue up a steady incline — sports leagues are beginning to plan their comebacks. But in college athletics, return to play procedures have led to more questions than answers.
Roc, the Panthers' mascot, walks toward Qadree Ollison during last year’s Pitt vs. Penn State game in State College. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

ACC announces delay for some fall sports

By Stephen Thompson, Sports Editor July 9, 2020
The Atlantic Coast Conference Board of Directors announced Thursday afternoon that the beginning of fall Olympic sports will be delayed until Sept. 1. Pitt’s men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and cross country are among the affected sports. ACC field hockey programs will also be subject to the delay, but will not apply to Pitt, which does not have a program.
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