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Coronavirus National / International

Sports >  NFL

Sidelined by COVID-19 bigger issue for NFL players, coaches

The NFL and the players association are trying to play this season during the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 220,000 in the United States, with some survivors left dealing with issues months after infection: fatigue, headaches, muscle and joint paints, fuzzy thinking and organ dysfunction. Keeping teams healthy enough for games is why the league and its players association have a lengthy list of guidelines, including daily testing, trying to do just that.
Sports >  NFL

AP source: 2 more Titans positives, Patriots cancel practices

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 7, 2020

Tennessee will not be returning to the team's facility Wednesday after two more players tested positive amid the NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak, and the New England Patriots now have canceled practice through Thursday amid reports that a third player has tested positive for the coronavirus.

News >  Nation/World

Trump, first lady positive for virus; he has ‘mild symptoms’

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 2, 2020

President Donald Trump is experiencing “mild symptoms" of COVID-19 after revealing Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential election.
Sports >  NFL

Titans have NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak, with 8 positives

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 29, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.