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Eagles working to acquire CB Slay from Lions Eagles working to acquire CB Slay from Lions
- Марта 19, 2020

Slay, who turned 29 in January, is coming off his third consecutive Pro Bowl season. But in the context of the five-year, $100 million contract star wide receiver Amari Cooper just signed to stay in Dallas, Philly traded for the flawless player at the ideal time. (more...)
National Basketball Association considering All-Star-type charity game during hiatus National Basketball Association considering All-Star-type charity game during hiatus
- Марта 19, 2020

Silver admitted perhaps it would be better for games to begin first without fans, so as not to overreach and possibly endanger fans, players and league personnel before being completely certain the coronavirus would not be spread. He said the league may resume games but without fans. I've certainly learned, sort of, in this job and in this process that when people do pretend that they can predict the future they're generally wrong, and I would say look no further than the fact that certainly ... (more...)
British horseracing prepared to move behind closed doors
- Марта 19, 2020

The move would bring United Kingdom racing in line with Ireland after Horse Racing Ireland announced last Thursday that meetings will be held behind closed doors until March 29, following government advice. As the sporting world continues to postpone and cancel events in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, the United Kingdom racing industry has become the latest sport to ramp up preparations for the sport to be held behind closed doors. (more...)
First US Congress member tests positive for Covid-19 First US Congress member tests positive for Covid-19
- Марта 19, 2020

On Saturday evening, Diaz-Balart developed symptoms, including a fever and headache, according to his office, and on Sunday he was tested. "I urge Utahns to take this seriously and follow the health recommendations we're getting from the CDC and other health experts so that we can recover from this public health threat". (more...)
Athletes accuse Olympic organisers of 'putting us in danger' Athletes accuse Olympic organisers of 'putting us in danger'
- Марта 19, 2020

She added no one knows at this point whether the Olympics should be canceled, but that "to say for certain they will go ahead is an injustice to the athletes training and global population at large". Easier said than done, though. He also held a call with U.S. President Donald Trump, where the idea of postponing or cancelling the Games was not introduced during their discussion. (more...)
Kevin Durant, three other Nets players test positive for COVID-19 virus Kevin Durant, three other Nets players test positive for COVID-19 virus
- Марта 19, 2020

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio isn't thrilled that National Basketball Association teams have gotten tests for the coronavirus before some sick patients receive that opportunity. The Nets are now notifying people who were in contact with the players and has asked members of their traveling party to self-isolate. Durant made his candid admission shortly after multiple outlets confirmed that a total of four Brooklyn Nets players had tested positive for the virus. (more...)
National Basketball Association offers free League Pass access
- Марта 19, 2020

You can redeem the free NBA League Pass offer by signing into your NBA account through NBA .com or the NBA App on your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and other supported devices. Here's what else those of us in the United States get for free... On Wednesday afternoon, the NFL announced that it will be offering NFL Game Pass for free to customers around the globe who are starting to go insane without sports. (more...)
FIFA chief proposes postponement of 2021 Club WC FIFA chief proposes postponement of 2021 Club WC
- Марта 19, 2020

The new tournament was the brainchild of Infantino and was scheduled to be held in China in the 2021 slot that will now feature the European and South American tournaments. "Complicated situations offer us the opportunity to come together as a society, to show what we are capable of when we collaborate and emerge stronger and better prepared for the future". (more...)
Bears agree to trade 4th-round compensatory pick for QB Nick Foles Bears agree to trade 4th-round compensatory pick for QB Nick Foles
- Марта 18, 2020

The Chicago Bears have landed their veteran "competition" for Mitch Trubisky. Foles had just signed a four-year, $88 million deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars in May of 2019. With Trubisky's fifth-year contract option needing to be decided on by May, Foles' arrival may curb the potential pickup. This offseason, the Bears had been looking for a challenger to former first-round pick Mitchell Trubisky , and Foles will give the 26-year-old a run for his money. (more...)
Former Olympian slams higher ups for proceeding with Games amid coronavirus Former Olympian slams higher ups for proceeding with Games amid coronavirus
- Марта 18, 2020

The International Olympic Committee reiterated that the Tokyo Games will go as planned on Tuesday, despite a sports world that has screeched to a halt. We have to decide whether to risk our health and continue training in the current environment". Johnson-Thompson, the world heptathlon champion, criticised the International Olympic Committee for telling athletes to train "as best they can", saying it was at odds with stringent government health measures. (more...)
NASCAR won't race again until early May NASCAR won't race again until early May
- Марта 18, 2020

Martinsville Speedway on May 8-9 is the planned return of NASCAR with Cup Series competition. Talladega Superspeedway - which celebrated its 50th anniversary past year - is the most competitive race track on the NASCAR schedule (record 88 lead changes in 188 laps), the highest-banked (33 degrees) and the longest (2.66 miles), as well as the most fun and fan-friendly. (more...)
Coronavirus: Matuidi mood ‘positive’ despite testing positive Coronavirus: Matuidi mood ‘positive’ despite testing positive
- Марта 18, 2020

His club teammate Daniele Rugani was the first top-flight footballer to be diagnosed with coronavirus last Wednesday. Matuidi revealed that he did not have any of the typical coronavirus symptoms, which include a temperature, dry cough and shortness of breathing, and praised the medical monitoring of the Juventus medical staff. (more...)
Copa America 2020 has been moved back to 2021 Copa America 2020 has been moved back to 2021
- Марта 18, 2020

UEFA has informed national leagues and the European Club Association (ECA) that it intends to postpone the European Football Championship scheduled for this summer until the summer of 2021. The 12-team tournament, which was slated to commence on June 12 and conclude on July 12 in Colombia and Argentina , follows the 16th edition of the Euros which also has been postponed to 2021 amidst the crisis unleashed by the spread of COVID-19. (more...)
French Open delayed to September due to coronavirus French Open delayed to September due to coronavirus
- Марта 18, 2020

The only thing we had in mind is the interests of the tournament, of the players", said Giudicelli. The change also causes a scheduling conflict with the Laver Cup , a men's team event scheduled to be held in Boston from September 25-27. (more...)
Coronavirus: Turkish club terminates Mikel Obi's contract after he refused to play Coronavirus: Turkish club terminates Mikel Obi's contract after he refused to play
- Марта 18, 2020

The statement released on Tuesday by Trabzonspor reads: "The professional football player agreement between our company and John Obi Mikel on 30.06.2019 start date, 31.05.2021 has been mutually terminated". Family over everything. Good friends show their love in times of trouble, not just in times of happiness. "Season should be cancelled as the world is facing such turbulent times", he said. (more...)
Graham staying in NFC North, joining Bears Graham staying in NFC North, joining Bears
- Марта 18, 2020

In 2019, he started in 10 of those contests and contributed 38 receptions for 447 yards and three touchdowns. "The last two years have certainly been interesting!" In his last two seasons with the Packers, he had a hard time finding the end zone, catching only five touchdowns from one of the league's best passers in Aaron Rodgers. (more...)
AFL announces huge change to fixture due to coronavirus AFL announces huge change to fixture due to coronavirus
- Марта 18, 2020

But AFL players have since urged the league to consider a backflip and attempt to play out a full season of 22 matches per club, plus finals. The AFL says it will proceed with its opening round of the men's season beginning Thursday night, despite concerns related to coronavirus . (more...)
Amari Cooper agrees five-year $100m deal with Dallas Cowboys Amari Cooper agrees five-year $100m deal with Dallas Cowboys
- Марта 18, 2020

His impending $20-million average annual salary ranks second among National Football League wide receivers, according to Spotrac , trailing only Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons ($22 million). Cooper , who turns 26 on June 17, was on pace for one of the best seasons by a receiver in team history through the first nine games of 2019, including a 226-yard effort against Green Bay, but then his numbers trailed off significantly. (more...)
Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19 Ottawa Senators player tests positive for COVID-19
- Марта 18, 2020

Due to this result, all members of the Senators are in isolation as well and are seeking advice from team medical staff. The Senators were supposed to fly to Chicago for a road game against the Blackhawks on Friday, but instead returned to Ottawa after the National Hockey League announced the indefinite suspension of the season. (more...)
Ton-up Lynn steers Lahore into semis with victory over Multan Ton-up Lynn steers Lahore into semis with victory over Multan
- Марта 18, 2020

The final was scheduled for Thursday. Khushdil bossed a sixth-wicket stand of 74 from just 37 balls with Rohail Nazir (24 off 17) and then cracked three sixes in Haris Rauf's final over to leave the seamer with eye-watering figures of 0-50 from three overs. (more...)