During Tuesday’s presidential debate, President Donald Trump said he brought back Big Ten football.
The president tweeted Sept. 1 that he had a phone call with Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren regarding how Big Ten football could return to play this fall.
Trump had nothing to do with the decision, according to an anonymous Big Ten university president in an NBC article published after the decision to restart football. It said the conference wanted to keep the decision from being political.
A key component to the conference's restart plan is daily rapid testing that will begin Wednesday . to help ensure the safety of both the student-athletes and coaching staff.
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