The bill would require public higher education institutions to implement new health guidelines aimed at protecting student-athletes.
For Black athletes, historically Black colleges offer an alternative to predominantly white institutions.
Despite missing out on the normal in person game day experience, many students are still safely participating in festivities.
College Park Mayor Patrick Wojahn joined 11 other mayors in signing a letter to the Big Ten.
With the NFL season underway amid the coronavirus pandemic, some students are relying on virtual ways to participate in football season.
UMD is putting profit over prudence by committing to playing football this fall.
It also pledged to work toward playing fall championships in the spring.
All other fall sports are postponed through at least Sept. 5.
The northern English club last won a league title in 1990.