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June 4, 2020

Five Alabama Football Players Test Positive for COVID-19

Brent Wainscott 3:30pm June 4, 2020 6/4/20

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Some of Alabama’s football players have chosen to come back to campus a few days before voluntary workouts for the SEC can begin. Unfortunately, according to 247Sports, five members of the Crimson Tide have tested positive for COVID-19. The names of those five players have not been disclosed. The SEC announced last month that it…

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June 1, 2020

Two athletes returning to Marshall test positive for COVID-19

Nick Roush 2:00pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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As colleges begin to reopen their doors for athletes to return to campus, one nearby school welcomed back three people that tested positive for COVID-19. Marshall University announced Monday morning that two student-athletes and one employee returned to campus with coronavirus. All three patients were asymptomatic when tested and none of the cases appear to…

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May 26, 2020

Only Season Ticket Holders can Attend Iowa State Football Games — Will that be the New Norm in College Football?

Nick Roush 2:45pm May 26, 2020 5/26/20

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The Iowa State football program could become trendsetters in the world of college football and it’s not because of Matt Campbell’s innovative offense. Tuesday morning athletics director Jamie Pollard announced Iowa State’s plans to fill Jack Trice Stadium this fall. Fully anticipating the season to start on time Sept. 5, Pollard revealed the stadium will…

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May 23, 2020

Guidelines for the return of Youth Sports in Kentucky

Nick Roush 1:00pm May 23, 2020 5/23/20

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Friday afternoon Governor Andy Beshear announced guidelines specific to the return of youth sports in Kentucky. These guidelines only pertain to youth sports. The KHSAA will meet next week before it issues recommendations for high school athletes. Instead of combing through the 10-page document, allow KSR to outline some of the specifics. June 15 As…

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May 15, 2020

KHSAA Commissioner prepares “Doomsday” contingency plan for fall sports

Nick Roush 2:30pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Decision-makers across the state are formulating plans to move forward out of the coronavirus lockdown. As options become clearer, one worst case scenario would radically change the high school sports calendar. Friday morning the athletics subcommittee of Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton’s economic response committee met virtually to discuss recommended procedures and guidelines for the return…

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May 14, 2020

SEC establishes medical task force to advise ahead of return to sports

Nick Roush 1:00pm May 14, 2020 5/14/20

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As the Southeastern Conference prepares for the return of college sports from the coronavirus pandemic, the SEC will receive receive assistance from the brightest minds the conference has to offer. Thursday afternoon the SEC revealed it has created a task force comprised of medical professionals from each of its 14 member schools. The SEC’s Return…

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LISTEN: Andy Beshear Discusses Reopening Kentucky on Kentucky Sports Radio

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 14, 2020 5/14/20

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Governor Andy Beshear joined Matt Jones Thursday morning on Kentucky Sports Radio to discuss the state of the Commonwealth as Kentucky prepares to reopen from coronavirus closures. Beshear’s visit to KSR is almost two months after he first appeared on the show in the wake of the cancellation of the SEC Tournament. At that time,…

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May 13, 2020

Work on the Farm is Keeping Landon Young in Shape during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 13, 2020 5/13/20 Comments Disabled

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Quarantine living comes along with many negative side effects. Often times people will find themselves itching to get out of their homes to do just about anything. Landon Young has certainly felt an itch. It’s just from all the hay he’s pushing around his family’s farm. Kentucky’s starting left tackle is entering his fifth and…

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Mark Emmert says NCAA will not dictate the start date for return to college sports

Nick Roush 10:45am May 13, 2020 5/13/20

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The president of the NCAA is washing his hands on an important matter and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Mark Emmert, public enemy No. 1 in some circles, said Tuesday the NCAA will not oversee a uniform return to college sports. He told ESPN those decisions will be left up to local officials. “Normally, there’s…

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May 11, 2020

Major League Baseball Proposing Fourth of July Return Without Fans

Nick Roush 3:30pm May 11, 2020 5/11/20

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Hot Dogs. Fireworks. Baseball. America. All four may unite in time for our nation to celebrate its 244th Independence Day. Ken Rosenthal reports Major League Baseball owners have approved a plan that will begin the 2020 season. The plan will be submitted to the players’ union tomorrow. If approved, the Associated Press reports the delayed…

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