After results of COVID-19 testing Thursday, Florida Atlantic decided to postpone its football game against Georgia Southern, which had been scheduled for Saturday.
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Florida Atlantic, which canceled football practice on Tuesday after 11 people in the football program tested positive for the coronavirus, hopes to play Saturday against Georgia Southern.
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