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The Scoop - Thursday August 27, 2020

Thursday August 27, 2020

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Mike Gundy: Why a free t-shirt could wind up being one of the most expensive things Mike Gundy ever owned.

Mississippi State: Mississippi State players did not practice today to join the nationwide protests, tweets Paul Jones of 247Sports.

Pitt: No fans will be allowed at home games for Pitt in the month of September.

Troy vs. Louisiana Monroe: The scheduled game between these two has been postponed and will be played on December 5th, Pete Thamel tweets before adding that ULM had a significant COVID outbreak which prompted the reschedule.

Kentucky:Matt Jones tweets that the Wildcats have collectively decided to walk out of practice in support of the protests across sports.

Georgia Southern: Georgia Southern is temporarily suspending practices after a "small number" of positive tests.

East Carolina: East Carolina has postponed its Sept. 12 home game with Marshall. A new date is TBA.

BYU: A look at how BYU re-built its schedule, down to two originally scheduled games, back to eight in a matter of weeks.

Big Ten: The league is now being sued by a group of current players.

South Florida: Jeff Scott gets emotional explaining why USF decided to cancel practice today.

Boston College: The Eagles have made the decision to cancel practice today in light of recent racial injustice issues.

NBA: NBA players have decided to resume the playoffs, Woj tweets.

Notre Dame-USF: Notre Dame and South Florida have announced a 3-game series that will begin with a Sept. 19 game in South Bend, satisfying the Irish's one non-conference game for their season as temporary ACC members. The final two games, one in Tampa and the other in South Bend, are TBD.

Practice Strikes: Multiple NFL teams will not practice today following the ongoing NBA playoff strike. More here.

Under Armour: UA is trying to get out of its decade-long deals with Cal and UCLA, and both schools are fighting back.

Covid testing: Potentially game-changing news here, as Abbott labs has announced a $5 test that requires no lab equipment to administer.

Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

Week 1: ESPN has released their slate of Week 1 games.

Western Carolina (FCS): Before the NBA playoff strike last night, Western Carolina’s football team organized and led its own anti-racism protest on the WCU campus.

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FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

Unconventional coaching methods: Why do players on this NFL team have tennis balls taped to their hands?

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.