A day after ESPN’s Alex Scarborough reported that several SEC institutions should receive conference revenue cuts for failing to adhere to side protocols for football season completion Amid the coronavirus pandemic, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey explained that schools could face cumulative penalties of $ 1 million for health and safety violations
Sankey did not disclose which schools were fined or the dollar value of those penalties Scarborough and Heather Dinich reported that fines start at $ 100,000 and then increase by $ 100,000 for each violation
Sankey explained that the SEC employs people who monitor game broadcasts and report on potential violations, including coaches who do not or do not wear masks properly and a lack of social distancing on the sidelines
The Florida-LSU and Vanderbilt-Missouri games scheduled for Saturday became the first SEC contests of the season postponed due to coronavirus concerns Alabama head coach Nick Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this week, but Saban could be allowed to instruct from the sideline in Saturday’s game against Georgia if he produces three consecutive negative test results
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W24News – US – SEC Schools May Be Fined Up To $ 1 Million For COVID-19 Protocol Violations