A Second Chance for NCAA Athletes

A Second Chance for NCAA Athletes

Coronavirus and Sports - April 8, 2020 - 13:59

The NCAA announced that eligibility and athletic scholarships would be extended into next year for spring athletes whose sports have been canceled due to the coronavirus shutdown. While the idea is a welcome development, the execution of such a plan creates various complications. SI senior writer Pat Forde breaks down how the NCAA, its athletes, and colleges around the country are planning ahead for the next academic year.

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SI's Coronavirus and Sports podcast is bringing you stories and news updates about how the COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting the world of professional sports. Hosted by Luis Miguel Echegaray, this series will explore all the ways in which athletes, teams, leagues, fans, and everyone else in and around pro sports are dealing with the fallout from a completely unprecedented event. Listen every weekday as we all look to understand: What happens to sports when there are no sports?