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Cal is now playing UCLA on Sunday because 2020 and this is so stupid

“Let’s just see who’s left that can play football and have them match up with each other?” This is literally the official policy of the Pac-12. The Conference of Champions!

Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson #1 of the UCLA Bruins runs out of the pocket against the Colorado Buffaloes in the fourth quarter at Folsom Field on November 07, 2020 in Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

In what is for sure the most insane scheduling move of the 2020 season so far, the Cal Golden Bears will now play the UCLA Bruins in a Pac-12 matchup on Sunday because the original opponents for both teams weren’t available due to Covid-19.

These two teams, which have in no way practiced or prepared for each other, are going to compete in a game of college football that counts at 9 a.m. local time on a Sunday.

If there’s a more sports in 2020 sentence than the one above, I dare you to create it.

Cal was originally going to play the Arizona State Sun Devils, and UCLA was booked for the Utah Utes. But why do that when you can just throw out all your game planning and practice, and lineup across the field from each other like it’s a pickup flag football game in the park?

This is a disgrace. We’ll have a line posted as soon as we see one from DraftKings Sportsbook.