NFL COVID-19 outbreak: Mike Tomlin talks potential schedule changes, NFL’s plan for Steelers vs. Titans game

Joe Sargent/Getty Images It’s business as usual for the Pittsburgh Steelers in what may be one of the more unusual weeks of the 2020 season. On Tuesday, it was revealed that the Tennessee Titans — Pittsburgh’s Week 4 opponent — had three players and five personnel members test positive for Read more

Titans record eight new positive COVID-19 tests, team shuts down club activities, per report

The NFL may be up against its most serious COVID-19-related challenge yet, as a potential outbreak has caused two teams to suspend in-person club activities for the week. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, the Tennessee Titans had three new player positives and five new personnel positives for Read more

Titans record eight new positive COVID-19 tests, forced to shut down club activities for the week, per report

The NFL may be up against its most serious COVID-19-related challenge yet, as a potential outbreak has caused two teams to suspend in-person club activities for the week. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, the Tennessee Titans had three new player positives and five new personnel positives for Read more

COVID-19 testing negotiations ongoing between NFL and NFLPA, and bye week regulations will be ‘critical’

The NFL and NFLPA extended their protocols and regulations for testing at team facilities several times this summer and, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, plan to talk this week regarding how to handle bye weeks. The contact tracing and testing measures have worked better than anyone could Read more

NFL sends final warning to teams regarding COVID-19 sideline protocols, and penalties are coming next

Getty Images The NFL is very serious about enforcing all COVID-related measures on game days this season, as a strongly-worded memo to teams indicated last week. Troy Vincent, the NFL’s vice president of football operations, told me that fines and other punishment will be forthcoming for those who do not Read more

Mike D’Antoni would coach in mask if NBA season returns despite high-risk status for COVID-19, report says

NBA players are, by and large, not high-risk potential coronavirus patients. As a group, they tend to be young and healthy and have excellent access to healthcare through the league’s insurance. A number of players have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and none have undergone serious complications. Coaches are a bit Read more

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, football coach Les Miles taking pay cuts amid COVID-19 crisis

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and football coach Les Miles joined the flood of major college coaches taking pay cuts amid the COVID-19 crisis on Monday when Kansas announced its top two coaches and Athletic Director Jeff Long will take 10% salary reduction for the next six months. The top Read more

Penguins goalie Matt Murray opens restaurant tab for Pittsburgh cops amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst a global pandemic and public health crisis, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray decided to indirectly donate thousands of dollars to the city’s police department. Murray opened a $5,000 tab for police officers in Pittsburgh on Thursday at the famous Primanti Bros, according to KCRA3. “I want to thank the people Read more

NASCAR team owner Richard Childress auctioning off No. 3 Dale Earnhardt race car for COVID-19 relief

NASCAR team owner Richard Childress is auctioning off more than 50 years’ worth of racing items to help COVID-19 relief efforts, even parting ways with one of his most prized vehicles: A No. 3 Dale Earnhardt race car. If sold, it would be the first time Childress parted with an Read more