Report: 2020 NFL Draft Could Move from Las Vegas to TV Studio Amid COVID-19

The NFL is reportedly looking to hold its 2020 draft in a studio setting in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, per Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times. “The NFL is not commenting publicly about what’s in the works, but according to two individuals with knowledge of the discussions, the current plans call for …

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Former NFL player Kyle Turley says cannabis ‘saved’ him, and he thinks it can help others

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — With scientists around the world working overtime to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus, former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley said something already exists to help combat the pandemic. “That’s something cannabis has a way to address,” Turley told USA  TODAY Sports, referring to what’s more commonly known as marijuana. “The science behind …

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Why Aren’t NFL Teams Interested in Jameis Winston?

When it became clear this week that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were replacing quarterback Jameis Winston with the venerable Tom Brady, The Athletic’s Greg Auman tweeted that Winston “will be the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to lead the NFL in passing yards, then play for a different team the following season.” The spirit of Auman’s point will stand …

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Track all of Sunday’s NFL free agency news

The New Orleans Saints bolstered their defense with another veteran presence Sunday. Safety DJ Swearinger agreed to return to the franchise after signing a one-year, $1.1 million deal, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. After signing with the team last December, Swearinger, 28, appeared in the season finale against the Panthers. He also played four games for the Cardinals in 2019 …

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Half of NBA and NHL coronavirus cases are linked to Staples Center. What happened?

The NBA’s reach extends across the globe, broadcasting to more than 200 countries and territories while generating almost $9 billion in annual revenue. Its top players are the most powerful in sports, able to reach tens of millions and spark change with a single social media post. The behemoth’s reach and influence across cultures and …

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Todd Gurley is the latest proof: NFL teams can’t give RBs big contracts

When will NFL teams learn? Seriously! Todd Gurley was released by the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, a move he laughed off even though his teammate Aaron Donald was mad about it. His sudden free agency comes two years after he reportedly signed a four-year extension worth $60 million, of which $45 million (!!!!) was guaranteed. The season after …

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NFL was already affected by coronavirus; now it has its first case

As the rest of the country has been dealing with the spread of the coronavirus, the NFL forged on with free agency.  It’s been a much-needed distraction for some but it definitely hasn’t been normal.  And on Thursday, we got another reminder of that.  Adam Schefter✔@AdamSchefter Saints’ HC Sean Payton tested positive for the coronavirus, …

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How the NFL is handling the coronavirus pandemic during its offseason

Unlike the NBA and other major sports, the most popular league in America hasn’t yet needed to face tough decisions about whether to postpone games or cancel the rest of its season. The NFL instead has moved through its offseason without much disruption, nearly six months from the start of games in September. But it’s not exactly …

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NBA closes team facilities, bars travel outside North America in latest policy update

On Thursday, the NBA sent a memo to all 30 teams updating policies during the league’s hiatus. Here are the key points, per reporting by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim Bontemps: Effective Friday, March 20, team facilities will close to players and staff indefinitely Players are barred from traveling outside of North America Players will still …

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