Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announces Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that fans will not be allowed in the arena to watch NCAA college basketball games in the SEC tournament in Nashville, Tenn., starting Thursday. The Southeastern Conference joined the rest of the Power Five leagues and announced that only family and essential personnel would attend its men's and women's tournament basketball games. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)Mark Humphrey
Will the coronavirus shut down college football like it has every other major college and professional sports season? Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey is optimistic there will be kickoffs this fall, he said Wednesday.