Maryland universities face daily uncertainty, disappointment in preparation for fall sports

UMBC athletic director Brian Barrio equated his current work to building a house on quicksand. Jennifer Baker, his counterpart at Johns Hopkins, compared it to unpredictable crises she faced while serving in the Navy. “There’s a lot of unknowns,” Towson athletic director Tim Leonard said with a mordant laugh. “Like almost all of it.” These are the terms Baltimore-area athletic directors are using as they try to plan fall seasons against a mercurial, frightening backdrop created by the coronavirus pandemic. (Balt Sun)

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