Public health

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott watches from the sidelines, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
October 02, 2020 - 4:02 pm
A good 700 miles away from Nashville, Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott violated the time-weathered NFL approach of ignoring anything that doesn't directly deal with winning football games. He had to. So have a couple thousand players and hundreds of team personnel after a coronavirus outbreak...
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Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel, left, greets Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio prior to an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
October 02, 2020 - 1:31 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel's debut as an NFL head coach came in the league's longest game because of lightning delays, and now he's guiding the Tennessee Titans through the league's first COVID-19 outbreak. No manual exists on how to handle what the former NFL linebacker is dealing with in...
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Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans, is shown Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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October 01, 2020 - 6:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans find themselves back in a waiting mode, hoping the NFL allows them back inside their headquarters by Tuesday. Their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers is now postponed until later in the season because of the league's first COVID-19 outbreak. The NFL...
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The entrance to the Tennessee Titans' practice facility is shown Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL said three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4. The facility is now closed for four days to help limit the spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 01, 2020 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is tightening up the league’s procedures for how teams go back to work following positive COVID-19 results after the Tennessee Titans’ outbreak postponed their game with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The league sent a memo to all 32 teams Thursday and it was obtained by The...
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North Carolina head coach Mack Brown looks on before an NCAA college football game against Miami in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. The last time North Carolina went this long between games during a football season was 1952, when a polio outbreak on campus forced the Tar Heels to cancel two games. (AP Photo/Chris Seward, File)
October 01, 2020 - 5:07 pm
The last time North Carolina went this long between games during a football season was in 1952, when a polio outbreak on campus forced the Tar Heels to cancel two games. For No. 25 Memphis, 28 days will separate its season-opener from Saturday's game at SMU because of a COVID-19 outbreak that shut...
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Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy wears a star on his mask on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
October 01, 2020 - 3:41 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The MLS game between the Colorado Rapids and Portland Timbers on Saturday was postponed until Nov. 4 because of COVID-19. Two additional Colorado players and one additional staff member have confirmed cases, the...
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October 01, 2020 - 11:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Several parties and large gatherings coinciding with the University of South Carolina’s football game had to be broken up Saturday, as people celebrated the first game of the season, police said. Columbia Police told The State newspaper Wednesday that three social distancing...
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A cyclist passes by Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
September 30, 2020 - 5:21 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have at least one more day to see if the team’s coronavirus outbreak is under control before their game with the Steelers is rescheduled for Monday or Tuesday. Only one new positive test result came back Wednesday, a day after the Titans had three...
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A cyclist passes by Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
September 30, 2020 - 12:43 pm
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The entrance to the Tennessee Titans' practice facility is shown Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL said three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4. The facility is now closed for four days to help limit the spread of the virus. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
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September 29, 2020 - 8:24 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans won't be back inside their building until Saturday at the earliest because of eight positive tests for the coronavirus, the first outbreak to hit the NFL as it tries to play a full schedule amid the pandemic. Tennessee is scheduled to host Pittsburgh in...
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