COVID Outbreaks at UVa, BC Scuttle Fenway, Military Bowls

The Fenway Bowl and Military Bowl were both canceled due to the pandemic as coronavirus outbreaks at Virginia and Boston College forced them to call off their postseason plans.

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FILE - Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec (5) prepares to hand the ball off during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Wake Forest, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Boston. The Fenway Bowl and Military Bowl have been canceled due to the pandemic as coronavirus outbreaks at Virginia and Boston College forced them to call off their postseason plans. The Military Bowl scheduled for Monday, Dec. 27, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium between Boston College and East Carolina was canceled because of positive COVID-19 tests at BC.(AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
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BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway Bowl and Military Bowl were both canceled due to the pandemic on Sunday as coronavirus outbreaks at Virginia and Boston College forced them to call off their postseason plans. The game scheduled for Wednesday at Fenway Park was to pit the Cavaliers against SMU. The Military Bowl scheduled for Monday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, between Boston College and East Carolina was canceled because of positive COVID-19…

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