University of Maryland football game canceled due to Michigan COVID-19 concerns

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The University of Maryland’s football game against Michigan scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Michigan announced on Wednesday that they are “pausing football practices” and canceling the game.

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They said they were seeing an increase in “the number of student-athletes unavailable to compete due to positive tests and associated contact tracing due to our most recent antigen and PCR testing results” – but declined to specify how many athletes were impacted.

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A couple of weeks ago, the Terrapins were forced to cancel a game against Ohio State after an increase in cases among players.

The game against Michigan will not be rescheduled.