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Mandel’s Mailbag: Why couldn’t EA Sports make deals to bring back NCAA Football?

May 9, 2020

I’ve been doing a lot of FaceTimes and Zoom calls with friends and family members lately, and a frequent question they ask is: What are you writing about right now since there are no sports? I think some may be under the impression we just stopped updating The Athletic once the NCAA tournament got canceled.

The reality is, I find myself much busier right now than I normally would in early May. There are so many issues to try to get a handle on, most of them coronavirus-related, but one of which the NCAA was nice enough to tee up for us regardless last week.

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