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Pac-12 players show unity, list demands in letter to the conference

Posted at 7:32 AM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 19:17:49-04

TUCSON, Arizona — Two days after the Pac-12 formulated a ten game, conference-only football schedule, there may not be a season after all.

In a letter of unity which requests a series of demands, the conference's players threaten to opt out of fall training camp as well as the season. The letter was published on "The Players' Tribune" website.

The letter asks the conference to address racial injustice concerns, revenue sharing, a one-time transfer without punishment, a reduction in commissioner Larry Scott's excessive pay, and for Stanford to reinstate the sports is recently dropped.

Another issue is medical expense. The student-athletes are demanding medical coverage for six years after college eligibility ends.

"Because we should not be stuck with sports-related medical expenses, including COVID-19 related expenses, #WeAreUnited," the letter reads.

The letter, which was signed by the players of the Pac-12, can be found below.