The Mid-American Conference hopes to regroup in the spring.
He later apologized and said the "racist and horrible salute" was unintentional.
Phelps told the Associated Press that while many people care about an athlete's physical well-being, he "never saw caring about our mental well-being.”
Downtime during the coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in interest in the sport.
At least 18 Miami Marlins players have been infected along with three St. Louis Cardinals. More than a dozen games have been postponed.
Although the ump briefly left the game, he was back by the third inning.
Many current and former Black players described the University of Iowa was a place where ”a small number of coaches felt empowered to bully and demean athletes, especially Black athletes."
The two teams — the Seattle Storm and New York Liberty — stayed in their locker rooms in solidarity with Black Lives Matter while the anthem played.
Yankees, Nationals, Giants and Dodgers players and staff knelt before the national anthem at season openers to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
The team is in the process of choosing a new name and logo.