“As of today, and as COVID-19 infections surge throughout the country in general and the southeastern region in particular, it would be difficult to fairly and responsibly conclude that meaningful progress has been made at this time,” the SIAC said in a statement released Thursday.
The conference suspended all activities in the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to halt most American sports activities. The PGA Tour and NASCAR have resumed events, without fans in attendance. The NBA, MLB, MLS and the WNBA are trying to resume play, also without fans in attendance. The NFL has provided no updates on the status of training camps, which are scheduled to begin later this month.