Wolken: Nebraska bailing out on Big Ten may be more than bluster

USA TODAY: Despite the definitive-sounding proclamations Tuesday about college football conferences playing or not playing, the drama surrounding whether the 2020 season gets off the ground — and who’s actually going to participate — is only beginning.

The university-wide tantrum at Nebraska following the Big Ten’s announcement to shutdown fall sports isn’t merely performative red meat being thrown to the base. As of Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter, the Cornhuskers were analyzing whether it’s possible to cobble together a fall season in defiance of the league’s collective decision.

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