Sun Belt football season to start Labor Day weekend

The Sun Belt Conference will kick off the 2020 football season over Labor Day weekend, with members playing an eight-game conference schedule plus up to four nonconference contests.”(We) have focused since June on a safe return to athletic activities,” the league announced Tuesday. “We believe this timetable will allow for the healthy integration of the entire campus community for each Sun Belt member.”The Sun Belt championship game is scheduled to be held Dec. 5 between the East Division and West Division winners. The date can be adjusted if necessary.