Buffalo Bills running back T.J. Yeldon has tested positive for COVID-19, and will miss Monday night’s game at the New England Patriots. In a tweet, the team says Yeldon was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, and will not travel with the team. The team did not say if any other players were determined to be in close contact with Yeldon.
Washington QB Dwayne Haskins stripped of captainship and fined $40K after violating COVID-19 protocol
Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins was stripped of his captaincy and fined $40,000 by the team for violating COVID-19 protocol when he partied with strippers without a mask this past weekend. The fine is the largest known for a player’s COVID-19 violation. 23-year-old Haskins told reporters Wednesday he was not at a strip
The NBA said in a news release late on Wednesday afternoon that the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets game was being postponed “in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocol. The NBA said, “Three Houston Rockets players have returned tests that were either positive or inconclusive for
Barcelona star Lionel Messi scored his 644th career goal for the La Liga squad Tuesday, surpassing Brazilian legend Pele’s all-time record for most goals with a single club. Messi’s record-breaking score came in the second half of Barcelona’s 3-0 win at Valladolid. Messi’s goals at Barcelona have been spread out
10 days after he collapsed in the middle of a Gators game, Florida men’s basketball star Keyontae Johnson, 21, was released Tuesday from a Gainesville, Fla. hospital. Johnson’s family said in a statement released by the school, “We continue to be amazed at the pace of his recovery and look forward to spending Christmas
Hall of Fame defensive end and linebacker Kevin Greene died Monday at the age of 58. Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker announced the news in a statement: “The entire Pro Football Hall of Fame family mourns the passing of Kevin Greene. I regarded him as a personal friend and a true Hall of Famer in every sense.
The Orlando Magic have agreed to a three-year, $50 million contract extension with Markelle Fultz, according to reports from ESPN. The deal will keep Fultz in Orlando through the 2023-24 season. Fultz was acquired by the Magic in a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers at the 2019 trade deadline He had made steady progress with the Magic
The NHL and players association reached a deal Sunday to hold a 56-game 2021 season from Jan. 13-May 8, with playoffs lasting into July. The league’s Board of Governors voted to approve the agreement that was supported by the NHLPA executive board. Commissioner Gary Bettman said in a statement, “The National Hockey League looks forward to
Global sporting authorities ruled on Thursday that Russia will be banned from all major international competition, including the Olympic Games, for two years as part of a doping case. The ruled by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland, stating that Russia is barred from the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo next summer, the
Washington Capitals goalie Henrik Lundqvist announced on Thursday that he had been diagnosed with a heart condition. The former Rangers goalie posted on social media that the undisclosed issue with his heart will prevent him from playing this season. Said Lundqvist: “I will not be joining the Capitals this upcoming season. After many weeks