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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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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 27, 2020

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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Kentucky bars must close, restaurants back to 25% capacity as COVID cases surge

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:29pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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Starting tomorrow at 5 p.m., all freestanding bars in the state of Kentucky must close and restaurants must limit indoor capacity to 25% for two weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus. According to the Kentucky Restaurant Association, Governor Andy Beshear made the decision today and will announce it at his 4 p.m. press…

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Kentucky Releases Latest COVID-19 Test Results for Student-Athletes

Nick Roush 12:18pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20 Comments Disabled

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The University of Kentucky has released findings from a new round of COVID-19 testing for student-athletes. Since July 8 sixty (60) more student-athletes — primarily from the men’s soccer and swimming and diving teams — have been tested as they returned to campus. Three student-athletes tested positive for past infection through antibody testing and two tested…

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Marlins vs. Orioles game canceled after COVID outbreak

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:30am July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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Just when we were getting comfortable with the possibility of sports returning, the coronavirus says, “Not so fast.” According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Miami Marlins’ home opener vs. the Baltimore Orioles tonight has been canceled after an outbreak of cases over the weekend. Eight more players and two coaches with the Marlins tested positive…

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July 25, 2020

Rutgers, Michigan State Quarantine Entire Football Teams as Oklahoma Moves Up Season Start Date

Nick Roush 7:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Coronavirus is affecting college football programs in very different ways. Over the last 24 hours two Big Ten programs announced they will quarantine or self-isolate their entire teams for 14 days after seeing a surge in coronavirus cases. At Michigan State a second staffer and one athlete tested positive on Friday. The following day Rutgers…

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July 23, 2020

Pac-12 pushing start of conference-only schedule to mid-September

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:45am July 23, 2020 7/23/20 Comments Disabled

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Earlier this month, the Pac-12 followed the Big Ten’s lead and announced it will only play conference games in the 2020 season. According to a new report from Jon Wilner of the Mercury News, the Pac-12 has also decided to push the start of the season to mid-September and will have three different dates for…

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July 22, 2020

New Mexico Governor Asks Universities to Suspend Fall Sports

Nick Roush 11:30am July 22, 2020 7/22/20

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As conference officials contemplate how college athletes can safely return to sports, one public official is stepping in to take preemptive action. In a letter obtained by the Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham asked New Mexico and New Mexico State to suspend fall sports as COVID-19 cases spike, particularly among people between 20-39,…

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