Michigan AD Warde Manuel to join College Football Playoff selection committee
Warde Manuel was one of four new members added to the College Football Playoff selection committee on Tuesday, the CFP announced, as part of a new three-year commitment beginning this spring. Manuel joins Chet Gladchuk, athletic director at the U.S. Meanwhile, Boo Corrigan, the athletic director at North Carolina State University and member of the 2021 CFP selection committee, has been named the group’s new chair. The CFP selection committee meets every November and December to weigh the records and resumes of all FBS schools, ranking the top 25. Manuel, who is in his sixth year as Michigan athletic director, declined comment on his appointment Tuesday through a department spokesman.mlive.com
Air Force-Navy Football Game To Be Played On 9/11 Next Year
(AP) — It was announced on Tuesday that next year’s game between service-academy rivals Air Force and Navy has been moved to Sept. 11 in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The game was originally scheduled for Oct. 2. “We will use this nationally televised opportunity to reflect on the meaning of our freedom and the competitive spirit of our nation,” Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said in a statement. It will mark just the third time the two schools have played in September and the earliest they have ever met. They normally meet the first Saturday in October.detroit.cbslocal.com
The Latest: Lions put Jalen Elliott on reserve/COVID-19 list
(Jose Sena Goulao, Pool via AP)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Detroit Lions have put safety Jalen Elliott on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for players who either test positive or have been in close contact with an infected person. ___UConn has suspended all men's basketball activities after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. The confirmation of a positive COVID-19 case occurs when a player receives two consecutive positive test results. He was placed on it because he had been in close contact with someone who had tested positive.