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

Saints coach Sean Payton ‘fortunate’ to recover from COVID-19, donates plasma for relief

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton became the first prominent NFL figure to announce they had COVID-19, and just over a month later he’s recovered and using that experience to help his community. This past Monday, Payton donated convalescent plasma – the liquid part of coronavirus patients’ blood, according to Read more

Coronavirus: Knicks owner James Dolan has recovered from COVID-19, donated blood plasma

New York Knicks owner James Dolan was diagnosed with the coronavirus late last month, but was thankfully not experiencing any significant symptoms. Now, Dolan has officially been cleared, and has donated blood plasma to try and help doctors develop treatments for other patients, according to a Madison Square Garden spokesperson.  Read more

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson to golf with Peyton Manning, Tom Brady for ‘The Match’ to benefit COVID-19 relief

The wait for golf is over. Well … almost, and I’m not talking about the PGA Tour’s scheduled return on June 8 at the Charles Schwab Challenge, either. Before the PGA Tour returns, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will tee it up in The Match: Champions for Read more

Barcelona hands over Camp Nou naming rights for a year in an effort to raise money to battle COVID-19 outbreak

Barcelona is stepping up in the battle against the coronavirus by handing over the title rights to the Camp Nou to raise money for research projects to battle the pandemic. The club announced on Tuesday that the stadium’s title rights are going over to the club’s foundation, with all revenue Read more