Court Sides With Unvaccinated Michigan Athletes in Mandate Case

A health care worker holds a vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla., on Oct. 5, 2021. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)
October 8, 2021 Updated: October 9, 2021

Sixteen unvaccinated athletes won another round in their legal battle to play sports, despite Western Michigan University’s mandate that all of its inter-collegiate athletes get the COVID-19 vaccination shot.