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US college sports face critical juncture as Covid-19 cancellations mount

Iowa State plays against Notre Dame last year in the Camping World Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Numerous colleges are facing heightened economic pressure due to sports event cancellations stemming from Covid-19, and Iowa State in particularly is projecting $40m in unfunded expenses if the school is unable to stage fall sports and garner revenue from them. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Months after Covid-19 wiped out the entire spring season in US college sports, still-growing virus case rates now imperil the fall season and escalate economic tension around the country

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