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The SEC is dealing with outbreaks at several programs, and 10 Football Bowl Subdivision games were either canceled or postponed this past week.Navy has second consecutive game postponed because of coronavirus|Kareem Copeland|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
If football season had been postponed, the Big Ten’s 14 affiliates would’ve each lost some $100 million in revenue.Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left.|Kent Babb|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Lynn said he was not aware of any consideration being given to postponing Sunday’s game.Giants and Chargers players test positive for coronavirus|Mark Maske|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
They griped in August, when the Big Ten initially announced it was postponing its football season.Nebraska football is airing its grievances against the Big Ten, over and over and over|Matt Bonesteel|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The Boston Marathon announced Wednesday that it is postponing its 2021 race, the 125th in the event’s history, to at least autumn of that year.Boston Marathon postponed to an already busy fall 2021 race calendar|Des Bieler|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
And Rep. Jim McDermott laid out an impassioned—and eminently reasonable—case for postponing the vote.
One is just postponing the inevitable, while the other seeks to deny that inevitability outright.Jill Lepore on When Life Begins and Ends in ‘The Mansions of Happiness’|Malcolm Jones|June 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The New York affiliate said it was postponing two spring fundraising events due to concerns about raising money.Komen Kills Major Lobbying Day in D.C., Urges People Not to Abandon Women|Abigail Pesta|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The most Rabin said he could accept was an interim deal postponing the hard questions.
Samaras rarely got an outright “no” from a sitter, but some people kept postponing their appearances.
The hunger of Fred would have prevented his postponing the meal one moment longer than was necessary.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
It is not easy to see exactly what England will gain by postponing this change.
He had no intention of postponing the issue long; for the circumstances of the two powers were wholly favourable to Prussia.
Of course, I would have recalled our fixture in good time, and have written postponing your trip to Bison.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
After having argued so finely, I blew out my candle, postponing the sequel till the morrow.Great Ghost Stories|Various