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Cowboys WR Amari Cooper Fined $14,650 For Breach Of COVID Protocols

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper has been fined $14,650 by the NFL for violating the Covid-19 protocols for the unvaccinated, after he attended a Dallas Mavericks game last week sans mask. Even before the Mavs game,…

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Novak Djokovic Facing Deportation From Australia Again After Visa Is Revoked

He’s out. He’s in. Now he’s out again. Novak Djokovic now faces deportation—again—after the Australian government revoked his visa, as the plot thickens on the saga of the top-ranked men’s tennis player and his COVID-19…

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Novak Djokovic Admits Error On Visa, Attending Events While Covid-19 Positive

Continuing the seemingly never-ending saga of Novak Djokovic attempting to play in the Australian Open, the top-ranked men’s tennis player admitted Wednesday that a travel document he presented to Australian border officials last week contained…

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Tennis Star Renata Voracova Kicked Out Of Australia For Failure To Get Covid-19 Vaccine

You gotta be Djoking! Almost immediately following Novak Djokovic’s COVID-19 vaccine-related escapade with the Australian Border Force, WTA Tour player Renata Voracova also found herself in hot water ahead of the 2022 Australian Open. Voracova’s…

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Novak Djokovic ‘Grateful’ After Australian Judge Orders He Be Admitted To Country

Following a back and forth with the Australian government over his Covid-19 vaccination status and eligibility to compete in the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic is “pleased and grateful” that his appeal to enter the country was…

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Could Super Bowl LVI Move From L.A. To Dallas? Vaccine Mandate May Force The Issue

Everything’s bigger in Texas — potentially even the big game. In the middle of a stark rise in COVID-19 cases, the NFL has looked at other potential sites for the February 13 Super Bowl. The…

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Novak Djokovic Rejected At Australian Border, Detained While Appealing Decision

On the heels of posting to social media that he’s all set to defend his three straight titles at the Australian Open following his COVID-19 vaccination exemption, Novak Djokovic now has a problem with his visa.…

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Novak Djokovic Confirms He’ll Defend His Three Straight Titles At Australian Open

Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday that he will compete at the Australian Open after receiving a medical exemption from getting vaccinated against COVID-19, ending speculation over his three-time title defense. The world No. 1 previously said that…

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Antonio Brown Sits Courtside At Nets Game After Mid-Game Meltdown

He’s “no longer a Buc” – though maybe he wants to be a Net. One day after stripping shirtless and throwing his equipment into the stands during a third-quarter meltdown in a game against the…

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Lionel Messi One Of Four PSG Players To Test Positive For COVID-19

Lionel Messi is isolating at home in Argentina after testing positive for Covid-19—one of four Paris Saint-Germain players to do so ahead of the team’s return from winter break. PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino is not…

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Shorthanded Celtics Deal With More Covid-19, Injury Woes

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum missed Monday’s 108-103 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves as he entered Covid-19 health and safety protocols; Marcus Smart sat out because of a hand laceration he suffered in a Christmas Day loss…

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More College Football Bowls Canceled Due To Covid-19 Chaos

Covid-19 has now wreaked havoc on the third college football bowl game in the last day or so, as the Barstool Arizona Bowl was canceled Monday night. Originally scheduled for Friday in Tucson, Arizona, the…

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Lightning Coach Jon Cooper Enters Covid Protocol, Misses Game, Team Still Wins

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper, 54, went under NHL Covid-19 protocol hours before Tuesday night’s 4-3 win over the Las Vegas Golden Knights. No other @TBLightning players or staff are in COVID related protocol…

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Adam Silver: ‘No Plans To Pause NBA Season’

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has said that the league has no plans to suspend its season, despite the omicron variant surging. “No plans right now to pause the season,” Silver said in an interview on…

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Aaron Rodgers Mocked On ‘Saturday Night Live’ For COVID-19 Comments

After testing positive for COVID-19, lying about being immunized and making strange statements regarding his views on the virus, NFL star Aaron Rodgers has now been made a laughing stock by Saturday Night Live. Rodgers’s…

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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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