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NFL To Allow Popular Pandemic Rule Change For Upcoming Season

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the NFL to alter some of its standard rules. One such rule change that became popular during the pandemic is going to stay for another year. On Tuesday, the league sent a memo…

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Lamar Jackson Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lamar Jackson, the face of football for the Baltimore Ravens, has tested positive for COVID-19. He was therefore absent from training camp on Wednesday, and will most likely be out of future training camp sessions.…

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Frank Reich Tests Positive For COVID-19, Will Not Be At Colts’ Training Camp

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich has tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. “I’m excited for training camp, however, I’m disappointed I won’t be there with the team as we start,” Reich said in a…

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NFL Will Force Team Forfeits If Unvaccinated Players Cause COVID-19 Outbreak

A memo sent to all teams in the NFL mandate that it will not allow games to be rescheduled in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak this upcoming season. The memo explains that if a…

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Tokyo Olympics Open With Muted Ceremony & Empty Stadium

Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography in a near-empty stadium. It was a colorful but subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to…

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COVID-19 Positive Cases Among Olympic Athletes Stirs Controversy

Three South African soccer players became the first athletes inside the Olympic Village to test positive for COVID-19, and other cases connected to the Tokyo Games were also confirmed Sunday. This comes amid IOC president…

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Coco Gauff Pulls Out Of Tokyo Olympics After Testing Positive For COVID-19

United States tennis player Coco Gauff has tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing her to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics. The 17 year-old was set to make her Olympic Games debut. She was going to…

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NFL Network’s Rich Eisen Tests Positive For COVID-19

NFL Network analyst Rich Eisen has tested positive for COVID-19, even after being fully vaccinated. “As someone sitting Day 4 in quarantine fighting off symptoms, I can personally attest you still need to be careful and, most…

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Bradley Beal Will Not Participate In Tokyo Olympics Due To Health & Safety Reasons

Bradley Beal will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics after he was placed in the COVID-19 protocol. “Bradley Beal, who was placed under USA Basketball’s health & safety protocols on Wednesday, will remain in protocol…

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Aaron Judge Among Six Yankees To Test Positive For COVID-19

New York Yankees All-Star Aaron Judge is among six members of the New York Yankees to test positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. In addition to Judge, third baseman Gio Urshela and catcher Kyle Higashioka are in the league’s…

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Update Reveals 68% Of NFL Players Are Vaccinated

NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero gave a vaccination update on Wednesday. “Vaccination update 20 days before most NFL teams report to camp,” said Pelissero on Twitter. “Five teams have 85% or more players with at least…

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VIDEO: Rugby Star Perry Baker On Training During COVID-19 Lockdown

United States Olympic athlete Perry Baker understood the struggle of training during COVID-19, and elaborated on his not-so-traditional means of getting ready for Tokyo. “First off, you have to take care of yourself individually like stay…

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Manchester United Striker Marcus Rashford Wins Pat Tillman Award

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford helped raise millions of dollars during the COVID-19 pandemic to help feed children in England. He will receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 2021 ESPYS on July 10. …

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VIDEO: U.S. Olympic Athletes Dana Mathewson & Anita Alvarez Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine

United States Olympians Dana Mathewson and Anita Alvarez are privy to the critical nature of obtaining COVID-19 vaccinations, and how vital they are to competing in their sport. Mathewson is receiving her shot soon, and she expressed…

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VIDEO: Olympic Athletes Ginny Fuchs, Dana Mathewson & Anita Alvarez On Training During The Pandemic

United States athletes Ginny Fuchs, Dana Mathewson and Anita Alvarez were all forced to adapt to the challenges of training during a global pandemic, with their difficulties being not just interestingly trite stories, but more critically sources…

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VIDEO: Katie Ledecky Explains How She’s Training For The Tokyo Olympics

United States Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky has experienced numerous hardships during her training in preparation for the upcoming games in Tokyo. Still, she placed her struggles in context by comparing her struggles to those less fortunate…

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VIDEO: Swimmer Katie Ledecky Reveals Her Post-Olympics Plans

With the Olympics quickly approaching, United States swimmer Katie Ledecky is largely focused on the competition during the games; what comes afterward is a matter of conjecture. “I haven’t thought about it too much, but…

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NHL Eases Travel Restrictions For Playoff Teams

Excellent news for the NHL and the teams still left in its postseason! The league received an exemption from Canadian health officials allowing cross-border travel for teams starting in the semifinal round of the Stanley…

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Is Lakers Star LeBron James Vaccinated?

Star Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, refuses to indicate whether or not he is vaccinated in a new interview clip from CNN. The clip is puzzling for sure. James says, “Anything I do off…

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VIDEO: US Swimmer Katie Ledecky Reveals Her 100-Day Plan For The Tokyo Olympics

Olympic athlete Katie Ledecky talks about her excitement towards the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the swimmer mentioned that the event was canceled before reaching the 100-day…

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VIDEO: Allyson Felix Reveals Training Regimen For Tokyo Olympics

Olympic athlete Allyson Felix talks about what training has looked like in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics. Felix has been training alongside American Olympic athlete Sydney Mclaughlin and says that it has been great to have her…

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