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MLS is Back – How the league, players are coping with COVID-19 concerns in Florida

[ad_1] Since arriving at the MLS is Back tournament in Orlando on June 27, 11 FC Dallas players and staff tested positive for COVID-19. By the end of the week, 14 players -- including one from the Columbus Crew -- and two non-players had tested positive.Even as more teams arrive by the day, several clubs (like Toronto FC and Colorado Rapids) have pushed their arrival dates back, and all of
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PGA Tour player Cameron Champ says he never had COVID-19

[ad_1] DETROIT (AP) — Cameron Champ lathered up his hands with sanitizer as he made the turn in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, trying to stay healthy enough to keep competing. “I use it as much as I see it out there,” he said after shooting a 3-under 69, putting him four shots back after the opening round. Champ was added to the field at the Detroit Golf Club under a
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From the fields of play to the front lines of COVID-19

[ad_1] Jun 26, 2020ESPN staffTO COMPETE AS a college athlete, you need talent, determination, and a willingness to drive your body and mind to the edge. After the competition is over, beyond the playing fields and arenas where the games and the races and the wins and losses are tallied, lie the challenges that will transform those athletes into doctors, nurses, scientists, researchers, public health leaders -- professions often requiring
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Rose Namajunas says fighting ‘is my purpose’ following death of family members from COVID-19

[ad_1] Rose Namajunas' last fight was more than 14 months ago.On that night, in Brazil, she lost her strawweight title in dramatic fashion after she was knocked out following a slam by Jessica Andrade.Following the bout, Namajunas said she might never fight again. Six months later, in an emotional interview, she told ESPN she decided to keep on fighting after all.The original plan was for the fan-favorite, nicknamed "Thug Rose,"
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Arizona pauses plan for athletes’ return to campus amid COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] Arizona paused its plan to bring athletes back to campus Monday, citing a surge in COVID-19 cases in Pima County and its impact on the local healthcare system.The school started bringing back athletes June 15 for voluntary workouts in groups of approximately 20, with new groups arriving each week. Arizona said Monday that it has received only one positive COVID-19 result after testing 83 athletes in the past few
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Premier League title now within Liverpool’s reach, but COVID-19 denies Anfield deserved celebrations

[ad_1] LIVERPOOL, England -- Liverpool are now within touching distance of the club's first league title in 30 years. They could even be champions within 24 hours if Manchester City fail to win at Chelsea on Thursday, but after beating Crystal Palace 4-0 at Anfield on Wednesday, the only red to be seen outside their famous old stadium was in the traffic lights on the deserted streets.A year ago, Jurgen
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Cameron Champ out of Travelers after testing positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] Cameron Champ became the second golfer on the PGA Tour to test positive for the coronavirus and has withdrawn from this week's Travelers Championship.Champ, a two-time PGA Tour winner, took a COVID-19 test on Tuesday as part of the tour's pre-tournament screening and will now be required to undergo 10 days of self-isolation near the tournament site in Cromwell, Connecticut."I feel great physically and I was obviously surprised and
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How PGA Tour pro Nick Watney’s positive COVID-19 test revealed the need for ongoing adjustments

[ad_1] HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- As illnesses go, Nick Watney likely proceeded like someone who simply was not at his best. He certainly was not violently ill Friday when he showed up at Harbour Town Golf Club. And despite warm, humid temperatures, he felt well enough to attempt to play the second round of the RBC Heritage.But he knew something might be amiss due to the Whoop band he
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21 Clemson football players positive for COVID-19 in latest testing

[ad_1] Clemson's football team has 23 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since its return to campus two weeks ago, according to a source, after the school announced 28 new positive tests among student-athletes and staff on Friday.The school performed a total of 315 tests in the past week, with 28 people testing positive, the bulk of which were football players. According to a source at the school, 21 football players tested