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Breaking: NCAA approves student athletes return to campus

via: John David Mercer USA Today Sports

A big step has just been taken in the direction of a college football season which begins on time.

According to Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, the NCAA has approved voluntary activities for football and basketball beginning on June 1 through June 30.

The report made it clear that it is not a done deal that students will be cleared to return to campus right away, for that decision is to be made by state and local government as well as university officials.

It was also stated that frequency of testing will not be controlled by the NCAA and will be left upon the universities to develop protocols.

With the season set to begin with week 0 on Aug. 29, whether there will be fans in attendance or if that will remain the start date is still unclear.

Nonetheless, the NCAA is showing that it believes that college sports should have a chance to take place this fall.

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Patrick Dowd is a Reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via Pat_Dowd77

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