No. 17 Oklahoma State pounds Kansas, 47-7; Jayhawks QB Jalon Daniels hurt
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas’ winless football team has dropped to 0-2 at home this season after playing one game with fans, one without.The Jayhawks (0-3, 0-2 Big 12), who had zero spectators in the stands for a 38-23 loss to Coastal Carolina on Sept. 12 in accordance with COVID-19 pandemic regulations, fell, 47-7, to No. 17-ranked Oklahoma State Saturday with at least 3,000 no-shows out of the 10,000-maximum spectators who were to be allowed to attend the game at Booth Memorial Stadium.The day started on an ominous note and did not get much better for Kansas.KU listed three key defenders as inact...
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Notre Dame traces COVID-19 outbreak on football team to pregame meal and player vomiting on sideline
Notre Dame will resume football practice Wednesday despite having 39 players in isolation or quarantine due to a COVID-19 outbreak that ESPN.com reported was traced to a pregame team meal and a player vomiting on the sideline.The Irish reported 18 new positive tests Monday. The outbreak from events around the Sept. 19 game against South Florida has resulted in 25 players in isolation and 14 others in quarantine due to contact tracing.Coach Brian Kelly told ESPN.com the team will change its pregame meal routine to eat in large conference rooms to allow players to spread out. He also said rapid ...
German football team lose 37-0 after socially distancing from opponents
An amateur German football team lost a match 37-0 after socially distancing from their opponents.SG Ripdorf/Molzen II were only able to field seven players because they didn't feel it was safe after another team had a player who tested positive for coronavirus.The team would have been fined £180 if they had forfeited the game, so they decided to go ahead with the game - in spite of the drubbing.Ripdorf co-chairman Patrick Ristow told ESPN: "We are thankful those seven players volunteered, otherwise the club would have faced a 200 euros fine for abandoning the match."That's a lot of money for u...
Sideline Chatter: It might be first time a pitcher has forced a team to punt
The Canton (Miss.) Academy football team just suffered a different kind of “three-and-out.”A Panthers player made an unfortunate $20 boast in class that Kendall Calloway — the pitcher on the school’s softball team — couldn’t strike him out, so they took it out to the softball field to settle the bet.Not only did Calloway put three quick pitches past him, she did the same to every other guy foolhardy enough to step in and try to redeem their teammate’s honor.———Headlines— At TheOnion.com: “Mariners place Kyle Lewis on IL after losing him in thick outfield smog.”— In the New York Daily News: “No...
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Azerbaijan wins its first victory in UEFA Nations League
By Akbar MammadovAzerbaijani national football team has won its first victory in the UEFA Nations League.On September 8, the Azerbaijani national team played its next match in the group stage of the UEFA League of Nations tournament.The match played with the national team of Cyprus in Nicosia, at the GSP stadium ended with a score of 1:0 in favour of the Azerbaijani national team. The victory goal came from the team captain Maxim Medvedev scoring in the 29th minute.Gaining its first 3 points with this victory, Azerbaijan caught Luxembourg in the second place of the group. Thus, Azerbaijan and ...
UAE football team wrap up Serbia camp with a friendly win
Dubai: Ali Mabkhout, Fabio de Lima and Ali Saleh scored a goal each as the UAE national football team signed off their external training camp with a 3-2 friendly win against FC Indjija, in Serbia, on Tuesday.Mabkhout converted from the spot while Al Wasl teammates de Lima and Saleh scored during regulation period as the UAE ended their overseas preparations for the joint qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup Finals in China.The squad of 28 players, led by new Colombian coach Jorge Luis Pinto, was scheduled to land in the UAE by a special flight later on Wednesday af...
Redskins Finally Changing “Racist” Name – Activist
Redskins Finally Changing “Racist” Name – Activist; Why Change Is So Strongly Supported and So Long OverdueQ2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreRedskins Finally Changing Their NameWASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2020) - The NFL's Washington-based football team is announcing that it will finally change the name which has been held to be "racist" in several legal decisions, and condemned as insulting and derogatory by virtually every American Indian organization and many others, says public interest law professor John Banzhaf, who helped lead the battle for the change, or to at least to st...
Stryker: Tom Novak stood tall amid Nebraska football depression
It’s not often that a football team returns to the field early and watches the marching band wrap up its halftime show. They’ve usually got more urgent things on their mind. But even with a rare victory in sight, at the end of the worst decade in Nebraska football history, coach Bill Glassford and most of his team were fixated on something more important than the scoreboard.Sometime after 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 1949, as the afternoon shadows crept across the chewed-up grass field in Memorial Stadium, nobody was thinking about the second-half kickoff — not when the crowd started singing.I...
Wuhan football team make emotional return to virus ground zero
Shanghai (AFP) - Wuhan Zall, the Chinese Super League team from the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, made an emotional return to their home city after more than three months torn from their families.Zall endured a turbulent 104 days on the road -- including being stranded in Spain -- because Wuhan was sealed off in January when the virus killed and infected thousands there.The city is now emerging from its weeks-long lockdown and hundreds of chanting fans met the Zall players when they arrived at Wuhan's train station late Saturday, state media said.Wearing masks, the players had bouquet...
China women's football team quarantined in Australia over virus
Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - China's women's football team has been quarantined in a Brisbane hotel over fears about the deadly coronavirus after arriving for an Olympic qualifying competition, reports said Wednesday.Queensland state chief health officer Jeannette Young said no one from the group, reportedly 32-strong including officials and staff, had shown any symptoms and that the quarantine was a precautionary measure."There is absolutely no risk to anyone else in that hotel or to the staff in that hotel, these people are all well," she was quoted as saying by broadcaster ABC."(The team ha...