Patriot League punts on fall football as SEC leaders meet

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Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 8:32 PM EDT
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The Patriot League has joined the Ivy League and called off fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The league’s 10 Division I schools will not compete this fall in football, soccer and women’s volleyball. The Ivy League announced a similar decision last week.

Meanwhile, Southeastern Conference athletic directors met to discuss how the SEC can have a football season as COVID-19 cases spike throughout much of the South. The Patriot League is mostly comprised of private schools located in the Northeast that offer limited athletic scholarships.

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