Stanford football: Cardinal’s game against Washington State canceled

Stanford’s home football game against Washington State on Saturday has been canceled because of a coronavirus issue within the Cougars program, the Pac-12 announced Friday.

In a statement, the conference said, “This decision was made under the Pac-12’s football game cancellation policy due to Washington State not having the minimum number of scholarship players available for the game as a result of a number of positive football student-athlete COVID-19 cases and resulting isolation of additional football student-athletes under contact tracing protocols.  Under Conference policy, the game will be declared a no contest.
“The cancellation of this game is very disappointing to our student-athletes and our fans. While all of us want to see our football student-athletes on the field competing, our number one priority must continue to be the health and safety of all those connected to Pac-12 football programs.”

Check back for more on this developing story.

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Source:: The Mercury News – Sports


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