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Flooding postpones Bulldogs

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webmaster | 09/14/13

Fresno State and the University of Colorado have made the decision to postpone Saturday’s football game that was set to be played this morning.

After careful consideration, Colorado Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has decided that the university will not hold a football game, and that school officials will discuss a possible make-up date for the game.

“Even though the weather is improving, Boulder is still designated as a national emergency site,” the chancellor said. “Our community is hurting. Many of our students are displaced from their homes, including many of our student-athletes. This is not an appropriate time for us to hold a game that would put pressure on the community, both in terms of security/emergency personnel, but also in diverting attention from people in need.”

DiStefano also said that “ensuring the safety of CU affiliates and fans has always been the No. 1 priority.” ...


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