The Big Ten decides to play college football. What about the Pac-12?

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Players from USC wrote a letter this week to Governor Gavin Newsom, urging him to loosen health restrictions and let them play. Photo by Amy Ta/KCRW

The Clippers are out of the NBA finals — so no Staples showdown after all. The Lakers will play the Nuggets in the conference finals. The Big Ten Conference announced their college football season is back on.

Players from USC wrote a letter this week to Governor Gavin Newsom, urging him to loosen health restrictions and let them play. In response, Newsom said, “There’s nothing in the guidelines saying the Pac-12 cannot move forward.” But California, especially Los Angeles, is still a hotbed for COVID cases.

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Guests:
Randy Sklar - host of “View from the Cheap Seats” podcast - @SklarBrothers, Jason Sklar - host of “View from the Cheap Seats” podcast

Host:
Madeleine Brand

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Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells, Angie Perrin