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The Big Ten has officially canceled the fall football season

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The move was expected, but still hurts.

NCAA Football: Big Ten Media Days Jim Young-USA TODAY Sports

There will be no Michigan Wolverines football — or anyone in the Big Ten Conference — playing this fall. Multiple media outlets are reporting that the university presidents have voted against a season taking place due to the coronavirus and that they will explore the possibilities of playing this spring.

The official announcement is set for 3 p.m. ET.

The conference announced a 10-game schedule last week with built-in dates to move games around, but momentum grew for a cancelation this weekend after the Mid-American Conference pulled the plug on fall sports. It is believed that they will pursue a spring football season, but it remains to be seen if the Big Ten will do the same, although it was reported over the weekend that commissioner Kevin Warren prefers the spring season option to playing in the fall.

Players began fall camp in earnest last week, though no padded practices had taken place.

This story is developing.