The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference is delaying the start of its fall sports season due to coronavirus. The football, cross country and golf seasons are now slated to begin practice Sept. 2 with the first contests set for Sept. 26. Soccer and volleyball teams can start practicing Sept. 8 with matches beginning Oct. 2. The league’s football programs will now play an 8-game schedule, down from the normal 11 games. Soccer will play an 11-match season and volleyball a 15-match season, down from the usual 18- and 28-match seasons in those respective sports.