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Leeds United's Rodrigo, right, heads the ball in front of Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz, during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Leeds United at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. (Michael Steele/Pool via AP)
November 02, 2020 - 3:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The managing director of Scottish Premiership leader Rangers says the breaching of virus protocols by players Jordan Jones and George Edmundson is "totally unacceptable.” The duo have been suspended by the club...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)
October 31, 2020 - 9:59 pm
Trevor Lawrence just wants to play. All he can do for now is watch. The star quarterback of the nation's top-ranked college football team has joined millions of victims of the coronavirus pandemic, becoming another stark reminder of just how tenuous this season really is. A positive test this week...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) makes a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)
October 30, 2020 - 6:02 pm
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney always planned for talented freshman quarterback DJ Uiagalelei to take over for Trevor Lawrence, just not this weekend against Boston College. That's the situation for the Tigers, however, after Lawrence tested positive for COVID-19. He is out against the Eagles (4-2, 3-2...
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October 30, 2020 - 4:39 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Ontario Hockey League will not have bodychecking this season because of COVID-19. Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s minister of sport, said Friday that removing purposeful physical contact from the game was necessary in...
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La Vuelta fans wearing face mask protection to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, keep safe a distance behind barriers, before the start of the eight stage of La Vuelta between Logrono and Alto de Moncalvillo, in Logrono, northern Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
October 28, 2020 - 11:31 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Houston Texans closed their practice facility Wednesday, hours after a player tested positive for the coronavirus. The team was notified of the positive test on Tuesday night and said the unidentified player...
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A member of the Kansas State marching band plays the trombone while wearing a face mask during the second half of an NCAA football game against Kansas Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 27, 2020 - 4:05 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ California’s men’s basketball team is pausing workouts after an unidentified player tested positive for COVID-19. The school says he is not showing symptoms and the team is following all contact tracing,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown (77) protects a gap in the offensive line during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Oakland, Calif. The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list with a positive test. The Raiders held practice on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 without their starting five as they prepare for Sunday’s home game against Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Peter Joneleit, File)
October 23, 2020 - 4:03 pm
The Las Vegas Raiders’ latest batch of COVID-19 tests all came back negative and their game scheduled for Sunday against Tampa Bay is on for now. The Raiders placed two players on the COVID-19 list following positive tests earlier in the week and put five more players on the list because of “high...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans outside linebackers coach Shane Bowen, left, and head coach Mike Vrabel watch players during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. The NFL and the NFL Players Association found instances when the Titans failed to wear masks at all times and were “insufficiently clear” to players about not meeting or working out once the facility closed in a review given to the team Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press. But the person familiar with the review says there was no discussion of any discipline for an individual including general manager Jon Robinson, coach Mike Vrabel or any players, and there was no discussion of punishment, including forfeitures or draft picks.  (George Walker IV/The Tennessean via AP, Pool, File)
October 23, 2020 - 10:43 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Jeffery Simmons, being sidelined by COVID-19 and having to watch his Tennessee teammates beat Buffalo without him hurt. He sat on his couch and tweeted almost a play by play in his desire to get back to work. “I felt more and more anxious that I really wanted to be on...
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A fan wearing face mask to protect against coronavirus waits for the start of the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
October 20, 2020 - 4:51 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ UEFA has called off the under-19 European Championship in men’s soccer that was twice postponed and pushed into 2021. Europe's governing soccer body says the cancellation in Northern Ireland is “due to the current...
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October 18, 2020 - 2:16 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish second-division soccer match between Alcorcón and Ponferradina was postponed on Sunday after four coronavirus cases for Alcorcón were confirmed. The Spanish league said those who tested positive — players and staff members — were asymptomatic and in isolation. The positive...
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