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Around ten NFL teams have COVID-19 cases


Read more here.JUNE 1ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported that small-market NBA teams are concerned that not playing any games until next season would have a major impact on their ability to develop players, land sponsorship deals and sell tickets.


During NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s conference call with the Board of Governors on Friday, Oklahoma City Thunder owner Clay Bennett delivered an emotional speech about the league needing to find ways to help smaller-market teams that may be left out of the resumption and thus go nine months — March to December — without any competitive games.


Read more here.JUNE 17NFL chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills said Wednesday that the league sees no need to play in a bubble, stating that extensive testing and contact tracing should be sufficient to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among players and staff.


Read more here.JUNE 11Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel reported the NCAA Football Oversight Committee announced a recommendation for coaches to begin formally working with players by July 13, which would open up film study and strength workouts.


PA Chief Sports Reporter Jamie Gardner wrote that Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is now the favorite to host the remainder of Europe's top club tournament and that the competition will enter a new format once the last four round-of-16 fixtures are completed.


Read more here.JUNE 2John Percy of The Telegraph explained that teams can schedule exhibition warmups vs. other clubs as long as sides from England's top flight travel no more than 90 minutes from home stadiums, players agree to drive to and from venues in their personal vehicles, and they arrive to games in their full kits and ready to perform.






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