UNC football pauses workouts after high number of positive COVID-19 tests among athletic teams

Watch Now: Year Two Outlook: Mack Brown And North Carolina (2:13) The North Carolina football program is pausing voluntary workouts after 37 of 429 athletes, coaches and staff within the UNC athletic department tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced on Wednesday.  UNC announced the positive cases Wednesday after previously Read more

Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic cleared after testing negative for COVID-19, but wasn’t on team’s flight to Orlando

Since Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 back on March 11, prompting the suspension of the NBA season, dozens of players have unfortunately also come down with the virus. Thankfully none of them have become seriously ill, but a few, including Spencer Dinwiddie and Taurean Prince, have Read more

MLB’s COVID-19 testing issues force teams to cancel workouts; league acknowledges ‘unforeseen delays’

The Washington Nationals chose to cancel Monday team workouts this week because they were still waiting on results of a recent round of COVID-19 testing. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo released a statement Monday morning, saying that the team still did not have results from tests conducted on Friday.  “We cannot Read more

MLB’s COVID-19 testing issues force teams to cancel workouts; league does ‘not expect a recurrence’

The Washington Nationals chose to cancel Monday team workouts because they were still waiting on results of a recent round of COVID-19 testing. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo released a statement Monday morning, saying that the team still did not have results from tests conducted on Friday.  “We cannot have our Read more

MLB’s COVID-19 testing issues are forcing ‘frustrated’ teams to cancel workouts

The Washington Nationals chose to cancel Monday team workouts because they’re still waiting on results of the recent round of COVID-19 testing. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo released a statement Monday morning, saying that the team was still waiting on results from Friday testing 72 hours later.  “We cannot have our Read more

What might MLB teams spend in an uncertain offseason? Ranking 30 clubs by 2021 payroll situation

30 2020 projected payroll: $187.5 million2021 payroll obligations: $85.0 million (four players)2021 notable arbitration-eligibles: Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Willson Contreras, Ian Happ, Kyle Schwarber Good news: the Cubs have roughly $100 million coming off the books after this season. Bad news: their arbitration class will be one of the most expensive Read more

NFL sends teams COVID-19 protocols for training camp, including interaction with players who test positive

Watch Now: NFL Supports Redskins Name Change (8:26) Training camp is just weeks away, and NFL teams finally have COVID-19 protocols in place as players are preparing to arrive to their team’s complex — where they will be stationed for six weeks until the regular season begins. The good news Read more