Typhoon Ian forcing EWU-Florida to Sunday

Typhoon Ian forcing EWU-Florida to Sunday

12: 38 PM ET

  • Alex ScarboroughESPN Staff Author


    • Covers the SEC.
    • Joined ESPN in 2012.
    • Graduate of Auburn College.

With Typhoon Ian barreling in opposition to Florida’s Gulf Flit, the faculty football game between Florida and Eastern Washington has been pushed from Saturday to Sunday in Gainesville.

The College of Florida announced the alternate Tuesday, asserting this would presumably well continue to work with native and bid officials to show screen the affect of the storm.

Florida (2-2) is coming off a loss to No. 11 Tennessee, while Eastern Washington (1-2) has lost two straight video games.

The sport, which is ready to be held in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, will be a noon ET kickoff (ESPN+/SEC Community+).

The College of Florida has canceled courses from Wednesday through Friday.

Officials at Florida Assert are optimistic that Saturday’s home football game in opposition to Wake Forest in Tallahassee will proceed as scheduled. The Seminoles and the Demon Deacons are residing for a 3: 30 p.m. kick on ABC.

“Following our newest briefing this present day with authorities, College administration, transportation officials, safety, law enforcement and emergency responders, we live confident that we will have the option to be ready to safely host Saturday’s football game in opposition to Wake Forest at its scheduled kickoff time,” FSU athletics director Michael Alford talked about in a press originate Tuesday evening. “We can continue to show screen the hurricane and all climate advisories and prefer action if desired to make certain that the safety of all fervent.”

Varied video games being impacted in Florida by the aptitude outcomes of Typhoon Ian:

  • South Florida’s football game with East Carolina has been moved from Tampa to Boca Raton and must always aloof be played at 2: 30 p.m. Saturday (ESPN+). That game will be played at Florida Atlantic’s stadium. It had on the starting place been scheduled for six p.m. Saturday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

  • UCF’s home game in opposition to SMU, on the starting place scheduled for Saturday at 3: 30 p.m. (ESPNU), has now been rescheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. at FBC Mortgage Stadium in Orlando.

  • The NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers had been relocating their football operations to the Miami Dolphins’ training advanced in Miami Gardens starting Wednesday in preparation for Sunday evening’s game in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.

  • The NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning hang postponed preseason video games in opposition to Carolina on Wednesday and Nashville on Thursday. Those video games had been scheduled to be played at Amalie Enviornment in Tampa.

  • The NBA’s Orlando Magic called off apply on what would hang been their 2nd day of training camp Wednesday, and talked about their plans for Thursday had been risky.

The Associated Press contributed to this document.