LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA officials say they feel good regarding answering the concerns raised by football players about returning to campus this week.
It will be the first time in three months that players will be allowed back after the coronavirus pandemic halted all athletic activities.
Athletic director Martin Jarmond wrote to players about the concerns raised in a letter received by the department on Friday. The Los Angeles Times reported that 30 football players signed a letter asking for a third-party health official to monitor football practices. The letter also seeks anonymous whistle-blower protections for athletes and staff to report violations, along with making sure each player's decision to return to campus is voluntary without fear of losing a scholarship.