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August 5, 2020

John Schlarman tells ESPN he plans on coach Kentucky this fall… as of now

Nick Roush 3:00pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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Most of the focus on how college football will safely operate during the coronavirus pandemic has been focused on the players. Of the 150 or so players, support staff and coaches on the sideline for any given home football game, there is a higher percentage of coaches who fall in the at-risk category. Today ESPN…

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NCAA instructs divisions to decide on fall sports by August 21

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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As expected, the NCAA is pushing the decision on fall sports back even further. The Board of Governors just announced that each of the organization’s three divisions (Divisions I, II, III) will have until August 21 to determine whether or not they can meet the requirements to hold fall championships in cross country, soccer, field…

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1,000 Big Ten football players demand better COVID-19 safety plan

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:35am August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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This morning, the Big Ten released its schedule for the 2020 season, which calls for games to begin as early as September 3. Only a few hours later, a group of over 1,000 Big Ten football players is calling upon the conference and the NCAA to put a better COVID-19 plan in place to ensure…

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August 4, 2020

Gov. Beshear says he wants to see changes to Kentucky Derby plans

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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The upcoming Kentucky Derby is currently slated to allow fans, but that plan could soon change. During a Tuesday afternoon press conference, following the Indy 500’s decision to not allow fans, Governor Andy Beshear said that he wants to see a change of plans to next month’s Kentucky Derby regarding attendance along with the addition…

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Majority of Idaho football players don’t want to play this fall

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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Several big name college football players are opting out of this season, but according to a new report, almost the entire Idaho football team doesn’t want to play this fall due to coronavirus concerns. Over at WatchStadium.com, Brett McMurphy shared the results of a confidential poll conducted by the players. Sixty of the eighty two…

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August 3, 2020

LSU’s splash shields “like breathing in a Ziploc bag”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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On Friday, LSU’s equipment staff sent out pictures of the team’s new “splash shields” designed to protect players from coronavirus. The early reviews are in and they are not kind. Yesterday, two LSU players complained about the shields on TikTok, with offensive lineman Austin Deculus claiming wearing one was “like breathing in a Ziploc bag.”…

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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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July 31, 2020

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 29, 2020

NBA announces second straight round of zero positive tests

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:40pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Ready for some good news? The NBA Bubble is holding. The league just announced that of the 344 players tested for COVID-19 since July 20, zero have tested positive. This is the second consecutive round of testing without new cases. Praise be. The season tips off tomorrow night with the Jazz vs. the Pelicans at…

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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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