Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.College football fans across the country—especially those in the Midwest and on the West Coast—are still reeling from this week’s announcement that the...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.August usually marks the start of the college football season—a time-honored, autumnal American tradition corresponding with the return of the academic...