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Detroit Tigers announce positive coronavirus testing, but no names

CLOSE Chief Ron Gardenhire talks about the best prospects, the COVID-19 risk and the season, after the Detroit Tigers open training camp at Comerica Park, July 4, 2020. Detroit Free Press Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila announced on Wednesday that individuals in the organization have tested positive for COVID-19. “The health and safety of Detroit Tigers personnel is our …

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Report: MLB’s Coronavirus intake test yielded 66 positive results | Bleacher Report

Charlie Riedel / Associated Press MLBPA reportedly told players Tuesday that intake round with COVID-19 testing returned 66 positive results, distributed between 58 players and eight employees, according to Marly Rivera of ESPN. A sum of 3,740 tests were conducted. The second test phase – “monitoring phase” – has begun with the opening round of saliva tests that come back …

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Sailors report 3 positive tests for coronavirus

The latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: — The Detroit Tigers acknowledge that an undisclosed number of players on the team have tested positive for the new coronavirus. Tigers general manager Al Avila said some of them were isolated, tested again and approved protocols to resume baseball activities. Avila said in a statement …

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UNC Athletics: 37 players, staff test positive for coronavirus

UNC-Chapel Hill announced an outbreak of COVID-19 among its athletic department on Wednesday that will stop the football team’s voluntary training season out of season. In a press release, the school said 429 tests were conducted by athletes, trainers and staff and 37 tests came back positive for coronavirus. The Orange County Health Department has identified the situation as a …

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Jim Harbaugh of Michigan Football explains the lack of contract extension

CLOSE Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh answers questions from reporters about a Zoom conversation about playing football 2020, COVID-19 and more, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Detroit Free Press Back in January, Jim Harbaugh received a 10% increase after his fifth season as Michigan football coach. The salary bump was tied to an automatic escalator that was filled in his seven-year pact with …

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Toledo football players shot and killed, the team announces

Jahneil Douglas, a junior football player at Toledo, was shot and killed on Tuesday night, the team announced on Wednesday. “The Toledo football family is heartbroken by the loss of Jahneil,” Toledo head coach Jason Candle said in a statement. “He was a bright and hard working young man who was loved by all his teammates and coaches. Our sincere …

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Ivy League scrapes college football and fall sports for 2020, will evaluate feasibility to play in the spring

The Ivy League has decided that autumn sports, including college football, will not be played at its institutions in 2020. The conference announced Wednesday evening that “it will not be possible for Ivy League teams to participate” in the fall, as athletics are expected to work in accordance with campus policy. , including restrictions on student and staff travel, social …

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RB Raheem Mostert is requesting trade from the 49ers, the agent says

Returning Raheem Mostert seeks trade from the San Francisco 49ers, his agent announced Wednesday. Agent Brett Tessler tweeted that the trade request comes after “months of unproductive talks” with the 49ers adjusting his contract. After months of unproductive talks with the 49ers about fairly adapting Raheem Mostert’s contract (which paid him for special teams), we have requested a trade. Disappointing …

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Stanford cuts 11 varsity sports from the athletics department due to “limited financial resources”

USATSI Stanford University announced Wednesday that it will cut nearly a third of its Division I sports programs by the end of the 2020-21 school year, as the COVID-19 crisis has threatened to exacerbate an already existing deficit in the athletics department. The move will affect more than 240 student-athletes and 22 coaches, according to a letter from the school’s …

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