The NFL postponed this week’s game between New England and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs after “positive COVID-19 tests on both teams.” ESPN reported on Saturday that Patriots quarterback Cam Newton was among those testing positive.
By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, part of Northern California is under a state of emergency after wildfires killed three people and burned nearly 100 buildings. The wind-blown flames spread across Napa, Sonoma and Shasta Counties, prompting evacuation orders for 70,000…
The Tennessee Titans have suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five other personnel tested positive for the coronavirus.
By Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press
Fans tailgating outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play say precautions will keep them safe from the coronavirus as the NFL returns for the first time in months.
By Carla K. Johnson, Astrid Galvan, Dave Skretta, Associated Press
By Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press
The Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Chargers, New York Jets, Tennessee Titans and Washington Football Team all decided to not take the field Thursday.
By Associated Press
The franchise announced Monday that it will immediately drop the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, which are widely seen as offensive to Native Americans.
A decades-old controversy over the name of the Washington, D.C., football team has reached a tipping point. After years of public outcry condemning the name as a racial slur aimed at Native Americans, the organization is finally considering a change.
The pandemic halted Major League Baseball's spring training in mid-March. Now, the league has announced it will start a shortened regular season in July. The plan to play 60 games comes after 40 players and staff tested positive for coronavirus…
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to announce the end of the Civil War and slavery.
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