Independent news has never been so important.

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

University of Alabama Football Coach Tests Positive as Coronavirus Cancels SEC Games

HeadlineOct 15, 2020

At the University of Alabama, head football coach Nick Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne have tested positive for the coronavirus. The diagnoses come after the Southeastern Conference canceled two games this weekend due to COVID-19 outbreaks — Vanderbilt at Missouri and LSU at Florida. The Florida cancellation came just days after Gators coach Dan Mullen called on his university to pack 90,000 students and fans into its Gainesville football stadium, citing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s lifting of all restrictions on the size of public gatherings. 

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top