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48 NBA Players Test Positive for COVID-19 as 2020…

48 NBA Players Test Positive for COVID-19 as 2020-21 Season Prepares to Kick off. On Dec. 2, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association released a joint statement regarding recent COVID-19 testing in the league. Out of 546 players that were tested for COVID-19 from Nov. 24 to Nov. 30, 48 tested positive. . All coronavirus-positive players have been instructed to quarantine in their team’s city until they are “cleared” to leave. . These results are a part of the league’s initial round of player testing, as the 2020-21 regular season is slated to begin on Dec. 22. . Individual workouts officially began on Dec. 1, with the first preseason games scheduled for Dec. 11. . The NBA’s 2020-21 season will not operate in a bubble environment, even though it was highly successful for the previous season. In the bubble, the league was able to finish its season without any players, coaches or staff members testing positive for COVID-19. . On the flip side, the NFL’s bubble-less 2020 season has seen many players sidelined and games rescheduled because of COVID-19.

The Latest: Mississippi pauses football…

Mississippi has paused football team activities until at least next Wednesday because of new COVID-19 cases

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Week 14: Ohio State returns and BYU-Coastal…

Among the teams contending for a playoff spot, the intrigue is not about who No. 3 Ohio State is playing as much as who will be play playing for the Buckeyes this weekend

Pat Patterson, WWE Legend and First Gay Wrestling…

Pat Patterson, WWE Legend and First Gay Wrestling Superstar, Dead at 79. The WWE shared news of his death on Dec. 2. . Patterson joined the WWE in the late '70s and became the first Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion in 1979. After later working in the ring and becoming a color commentator for WWE, Patterson retired in 1984. He then joined Vince McMahon as a WWE executive and came up with the idea for the Royal Rumble in 1988. In 1996, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Patterson came out as gay in 2014 on an episode of 'WWE Legends' House.'. Many in the wrestling world, including John Cena, took to social media to express their appreciation for Patterson upon hearing the news

SEC revamps December schedule to make up for…

The Southeastern Conference has announced a revamped schedule of games to be played on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 as a result of virus-related postponements

Texas prep football player attacks referee

A Texas high school football player charged onto the field and bowled over a referee Thursday night, angered after being ejected from the game

No fans to be allowed at Rose Bowl for CFP…

No spectators will be allowed at the Rose Bowl for the College Football Playoff semifinal on Jan. 1 because of state, county and city of Pasadena COVID-19 restrictions

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Steelers, Chiefs, Saints closing in on playoff…

The unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers and the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs are closing in on clinching their respective divisions going into Week 13

The Latest: Louisville cancels game after…

Louisville has canceled its men’s basketball game Friday against UNC Greensboro and paused team activities indefinitely following a positive COVID-19 test within the program and subsequent quarantining and contract tracing

Chiefs keep things fun with Mahomes' playground…

For the second time this season, the Chiefs used a play dreamed up by quarterback Patrick Mahomes in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay

Man charged with killing former Indiana U…

A man has been charged in the killing of former Indiana University football player and businessman Chris Beaty in downtown Indianapolis in May during unrest following the death of George Floyd

Trump honors football coach Holtz as 'one of the…

President Donald Trump calls Lou Holtz “one of the greatest coaches in American history” and has honored the college football Hall of Famer and political ally with the nation’s highest civilian honor

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Steelers overcome rust, short-handed Ravens to…

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 266 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to JuJu Smith-Schuster and the Steelers improved to 11-0 with a disjointed 19-14 win over the undermanned Baltimore Ravens