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August 3, 2020

COVID-19 testing has started on UK’s campus

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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Classes begin at the University of Kentucky on August 17, and those students electing to take classes on campus must first pass a coronavirus test. Testing began today at five different spots around campus, including the parking lot at Kroger Field, as pictured above by @WUKY. From now through August 22, students can schedule an…

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August 1, 2020

SEC players to league leaders: “As much as you guys don’t know … it’s not good enough”

Jack Pilgrim 2:15pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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On a call with Southeastern Conference officials and medical advisers, several football players expressed concern over their safety and well-being during the upcoming season. In an audio recording obtained by The Washington Post, players were told that there would be outbreaks of COVID-19 within teams and the league “can’t prevent it.” “There are going to…

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Texas A&M planning for 50 percent capacity at Kyle Field

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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Texas A&M is planning to fill Kyle Field up halfway when college football kicks off this fall. In a teleconference with the media on Friday, Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork said the school is planning on fans in attendance at 50% capacity this season, with official plans set to be unveiled at some point…

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July 31, 2020

Pac-12 planning 10-game conference-only schedule

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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The Pac-12 is following in the footsteps of the SEC, moving forward with a 10-game conference-only schedule for the 2020 college football season. This afternoon, the league announced it will begin its 10-game season on September 26, the same date and plan the SEC announced on Thursday. In an added twist to the scheduling process,…

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Another MLB game postponed due to positive COVID tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:23am July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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Here we go again. According to Jon Heyman, members of the St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to the postponement of today’s game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals are currently isolating in their hotel rooms in Milwaukee. These are the first positive tests in the MLB outside of the East…

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July 30, 2020

NCAA allows student-athletes to wear patches and statements on jerseys supporting social justice

Jack Pilgrim 1:15pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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The NCAA will allow rules student-athletes in all sports to wear patches on their uniforms for commemorative and memorial purposes, as well as to support social justice issues. After meeting by videoconference last week, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel voted to allow student-athletes two places on the uniform, one on the front and one…

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July 28, 2020

MLB puts Miami Marlins season on pause after COVID-19 outbreak within team

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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Not even a week into MLB’s 2020 revised season, an entire team has been forced to shut down. After as many as 15 players and two staff members within the Miami Marlins tested positive for the coronavirus, the franchise’s season has been put on hold. The positive tests came within a five-day span and they’ll…

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Nerlens Noel forced to sit out Tuesday’s exhibition after missing daily COVID-19 test

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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Someone send Nerlens Noel an alarm clock. According to Joe Mussato of The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Thunder center was held out of Tuesday night’s exhibition game against the Portland Trail Blazers after he missed his daily coronavirus test. The game tipped off at 6 p.m. EST. “Nerlens was extremely remorseful,” Thunder head coach Billy Donovan…

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July 27, 2020

Stores are already closing for Thanksgiving due to COVID-19

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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If one of your favorite Thanksgiving traditions is to get a head start on Black Friday shopping on Thursday night, it’s time to start coming up with other evening plans. This afternoon, Target announced it would be closing its doors on Thanksgiving due to the hectic crowds that come with holiday shopping. “Let’s face it:…

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Life for Sports Fans Inside a Stadium During a Pandemic

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20 Comments Disabled

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The familiar buzz was back in the air. Fans filed into parking lots with unusual ease. The warm summer evening was the ideal setting for a soccer match. Never had a half-empty stadium felt better. Saturday night Louisville City FC won their first match at the brand new Lynn Family Stadium, where just three games…

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August 3, 2020

COVID-19 testing has started on UK’s campus

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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Classes begin at the University of Kentucky on August 17, and those students electing to take classes on campus must first pass a coronavirus test. Testing began today at five different spots around campus, including the parking lot at Kroger Field, as pictured above by @WUKY. From now through August 22, students can schedule an…

Read More

August 1, 2020

SEC players to league leaders: “As much as you guys don’t know … it’s not good enough”

Jack Pilgrim 2:15pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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On a call with Southeastern Conference officials and medical advisers, several football players expressed concern over their safety and well-being during the upcoming season. In an audio recording obtained by The Washington Post, players were told that there would be outbreaks of COVID-19 within teams and the league “can’t prevent it.” “There are going to…

Read More

Texas A&M planning for 50 percent capacity at Kyle Field

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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Texas A&M is planning to fill Kyle Field up halfway when college football kicks off this fall. In a teleconference with the media on Friday, Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork said the school is planning on fans in attendance at 50% capacity this season, with official plans set to be unveiled at some point…

Read More

July 31, 2020

Pac-12 planning 10-game conference-only schedule

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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The Pac-12 is following in the footsteps of the SEC, moving forward with a 10-game conference-only schedule for the 2020 college football season. This afternoon, the league announced it will begin its 10-game season on September 26, the same date and plan the SEC announced on Thursday. In an added twist to the scheduling process,…

Read More

Another MLB game postponed due to positive COVID tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:23am July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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Here we go again. According to Jon Heyman, members of the St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to the postponement of today’s game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cardinals are currently isolating in their hotel rooms in Milwaukee. These are the first positive tests in the MLB outside of the East…

Read More

July 30, 2020

NCAA allows student-athletes to wear patches and statements on jerseys supporting social justice

Jack Pilgrim 1:15pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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The NCAA will allow rules student-athletes in all sports to wear patches on their uniforms for commemorative and memorial purposes, as well as to support social justice issues. After meeting by videoconference last week, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel voted to allow student-athletes two places on the uniform, one on the front and one…

Read More

July 28, 2020

MLB puts Miami Marlins season on pause after COVID-19 outbreak within team

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

3 categories

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Not even a week into MLB’s 2020 revised season, an entire team has been forced to shut down. After as many as 15 players and two staff members within the Miami Marlins tested positive for the coronavirus, the franchise’s season has been put on hold. The positive tests came within a five-day span and they’ll…

Read More

Nerlens Noel forced to sit out Tuesday’s exhibition after missing daily COVID-19 test

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

3 categories

3 tags

Someone send Nerlens Noel an alarm clock. According to Joe Mussato of The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Thunder center was held out of Tuesday night’s exhibition game against the Portland Trail Blazers after he missed his daily coronavirus test. The game tipped off at 6 p.m. EST. “Nerlens was extremely remorseful,” Thunder head coach Billy Donovan…

Read More

July 27, 2020

Stores are already closing for Thanksgiving due to COVID-19

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

3 categories

1 tag

If one of your favorite Thanksgiving traditions is to get a head start on Black Friday shopping on Thursday night, it’s time to start coming up with other evening plans. This afternoon, Target announced it would be closing its doors on Thanksgiving due to the hectic crowds that come with holiday shopping. “Let’s face it:…

Read More

Life for Sports Fans Inside a Stadium During a Pandemic

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20 Comments Disabled

4 categories

3 tags

The familiar buzz was back in the air. Fans filed into parking lots with unusual ease. The warm summer evening was the ideal setting for a soccer match. Never had a half-empty stadium felt better. Saturday night Louisville City FC won their first match at the brand new Lynn Family Stadium, where just three games…

Read More