NBPA president Chris Paul confirms that players want to finish season, but for now, ‘virus is in control’

As we speak, the NBA and the players union are planning a potential resumption of their suspended season. That doesn’t necessarily mean everyone is on board, though. Given the health risks involved, the minimal stakes for certain players and teams and the impact of pushing back next season, there is Read more

Yasiel Puig confirms Marlins and others made him offers, but doesn’t think there will be 2020 season

Before the spread of the novel coronavirus delayed the beginning of Major League Baseball’s regular season until some indeterminable future date, there was essentially only one notable free agent left on the market: Yasiel Puig, who split last year between the two Ohio-based teams. Puig recently did an interview with Jorge Read more

Yasiel Puig confirms the Marlins and others made him offers, but doesn’t think there will be a 2020 season

Before the spread of the novel coronavirus delayed the start of Major League Baseball’s regular season until some indeterminable future date, there was essentially one notable free agent left on the market: outfielder Yasiel Puig, who split last year between the two Ohio-based teams. Puig recently did an interview with Read more

Sean McVay confirms Rams’ Brian Allen tested positive for coronavirus, says ‘he’s on the road to recovery’

The first active NFL player known to have tested positive for COVID-19 has been revealed. On Wednesday night, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on “Fox Football Now” that center Brian Allen of the Los Angeles Rams tested positive for coronavirus three weeks ago. Rams coach Sean McVay also confirmed Read more

New York State Athletic Commission confirms UFC 249 will not take place in Brooklyn

UFC president Dana White had already said the UFC 249 clash between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would move forward despite the coronavirus pandemic, though it was “probably not going to be in the United States.” Now, it is confirmed the originally planned location of Barclays Center in Read more

Coronavirus update: XFL confirms Seattle Dragons player has tested positive and is in quarantine

On Saturday afternoon, the coronavirus (COVID-19) hit the world of professional football in a much more tangible way than it previously had.  The XFL confirmed to USA Today that an unidentified player on the XFL’s Seattle Dragons tested positive for the virus, and received his results on Friday. The player Read more

Coronavirus: Donovan Mitchell confirms positive test after Jazz teammate Rudy Gobert contracted COVID-19

A second NBA player has tested positive for the coronavirus. Utah Jazz All-Star forward Donovan Mitchell confirmed he has contracted the deadly virus after his teammate, Rudy Gobert, became the first player to test positive, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Gobert had been careless in the locker room in Read more