Ravens’ Lamar Jackson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Will Likely Miss Next 2 Games
Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19 and will most likely miss out on the next two games because of being in self-quarantine.The Baltimore Ravens quarterback was one of at least a dozen team members who have tested positive. On Thursday, there were four players and a staff member who tested positive.Earlier this week, the team had issued disciplinary action to a strengthening and conditioning coach for failing to report symptoms and for not consistently wearing a mask.Baltimore was originally scheduled to face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thanksgiving, but because of the recent outbrea...
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The venue for the EA Champions Cup Autumn 2020 Photo: Courtesy of EA SportsThe COVID-19 pandemic has hindered the progress of traditional sports activities in the world, but for esports it's a different ball game.Though under current conditions, hosting competitive games with the attendance of spectators is not feasible, except in certain Chinese cities where esports events have already reemerged, esports, like Electronic Arts (EA) Sports' FIFA, could take the chance to host events remotely and broadcast the games online."We are unique that we can do a lot of these things without actually havi...
Bolts bounce back, nip Gin Kings to equalize series
Bolts bounce back, nip Gin Kings to equalize series*Games Sunday \(AUF Sports Arena Powered by Smart 5G\)3:45 p.m. – TNT Tropang Giga vs Phoenix Super LPG (Game Three)6:30 p.m. – Barangay Ginebra vs Meralco Bolts (Series tied, 1-1)*SMART CLARK GIGA CITY – The Meralco Bolts restored power after their Game One outage and romped off with a series-tying 95-77 triumph over rival Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Philippine Cup semis Friday at AUF Sports Arena Powered by Smart 5G.The Bolts amped up in the second half to wrest control from the hot-starting Gin Kings and sustained the charge heading home as...
Ronald Jones Sets Buccaneers’ Record With 98-Yard Touchdown In Win
Tampa Bay Buccanneers was feeding running back Ron Jones all game as he delivered against their week 10 matchup, the Carolina Panthers.Jones was all over the game with his offensive contributions in Tampa’s 46-23 win over the Panthers. The win helped Tampa improve to seven wins and three losses this season. Jones had a fantastic night as he finished the game with 192 yards and a touchdown.The highlight play of the night was from Jones himself. In the third quarter with Tampa up by three on the two-yard line. Tampa had a long way to reach the Panther’s end zone. That is where Jones came up clut...
IOC, Japan agree to press ahead with Olympics despite pandemic
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and local organizers agreed on Monday to keep the postponed Tokyo Olympics on track despite the Covid-19 pandemic.Bach, who arrived in Tokyo on Sunday for a four-day stay, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga exchanged fist bumps when the two held talks in the morning – their first meeting since Suga took office as premier just two months ago.Bach and Suga discussed measures to hold the Games next summer under safe conditions despite a recent resurgence of the coronavirus in Europe and the United States.Suga reiterated that he was "deter...
Bach, Suga vow to hold Tokyo Olympics as planned despite pandemic
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday exchanged fist bumps and agreed to keep the postponed Tokyo Olympics on track despite the Covid-19 pandemic.Bach, who arrived in Tokyo on Sunday for a four-day stay, held talks with Suga for the first time since Suga took office as premier just two months ago.They discussed measures to hold the Games next summer under safe conditions despite a recent resurgence of the coronavirus in Europe and the United States.Suga reiterated that he was "determined" to host the Games, which, in an ...
Country Won’t Allow Fans Back To 49ers Games Yet, Despite State Ruling
Just 90 minutes after the state of California ruled that teams could start slowly having fans back to games, Santa Clara County, which is where the San Francisco 49ers stadium is, ruled that the team would still not be allowed to have fans of any kind attend games despite this ruling. According to the rules, the 49ers would have been able to allow 14,00 fans into their stadium that can hold over 60,000.Later, at a news conference, county executive Dr. Jeff Smith said it would be “dangerous” to open stadiums. “This is the worst thing in the world to be doing,” Smith said. “At a time when Califo...
Chicago Bears Javon Wims Suspended for Two Games
Chicago Bears receiver Javon Wims was suspended by the NFL for two games on Monday for violating unsportsmanlike conduct rules during Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.During the third quarter, Wims approached Saints safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and punched him twice in the helmet. The broadcast of the game showed Gardner-Johnson ripping out Wims’s mouthguard. Wims told the team that Gardner-Johnson had spit on him, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Wims was ejected from the game immediately. Gardner-Johnson denied spitting on Wims.“It ain’t got nothing to do with me. If ...
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Two congresswomen created social media buzz when they played 'Among Us' on Twitch
In one of the more fascinating moments in gaming, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., were trying to find murderous imposters on a spaceship. They weren’t alone. The two congresswomen were joined by popular streamers such as Imane “Pokimane” Anys, Ben “DrLupo” Lupo and Hasan “Hasanabi” Piker as they all played hit social deduction game “Among Us” on Twitch. For the uninitiated, think of it as a murder-mystery dinner party played on computers and without four-course meal.The experience was surreal to say the least as the lawmakers took to Twitch in order to encourag...
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Mainz Sack Manager Just After 2 Games
Achim BeierlorzerBundesliga club Mainz have sacked coach Achim Beierlorzer after a turbulent week which included a players’ strike and a 4-1 defeat to newly promoted VfB Stuttgart.Mainz players went on strike on Wednesday after forward Adam Szalai was demoted to the reserve team and told to look for a new club. Although the squad returned to training the following day, Mainz were not able to recover in time for the next match.Mainz suffered a heavy home defeat at the hands of Stuttgart on Saturday after they lost 3-1 at RB Leipzig on the first match day of the season.“I am disappointed by the ...
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