The Latest: Pac-12 cancels Washington State-Stanford game

The Newest at the results of the coronavirus outbreak on sports activities all over the world:

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Washington State athletic director Pat Chun says the varsity has 9 soccer gamers in COVID-19 protocols and 4 gamers needed to be put into the protocol Friday morning resulting in the cancellation of the Cougars’ recreation at Stanford.

Chun stated as of ultimate weekend, the Cougars had 0 gamers of their COVID protocols and the primary sure check got here early within the week. The 4 positives Friday morning stored the Cougars from achieving the Percent-12 mandate of 53 scholarship gamers to be had.

Chun stated it used to be too early to grasp whether or not subsequent Friday’s Apple Cup towards rival Washington shall be performed as scheduled. He stated working out the placement across the Apple Cup would start Sunday.

“We’re going to get thru the next day as deliberate and are available Sunday we’ll get started making our day-to-day exams about the place our roster is at and the place we’re at with the whole lot associated with seeking to box a group on Friday,” Chun stated.

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Colorado State’s males’s basketball program is pausing group actions thru Dec. 2 on account of two sure COVID-19 assessments.

Those are the primary two sure assessments because the gamers reported again in June.

The college stated it’ll paintings with the Mountain West Convention to talk about how the hiatus impacts the beginning of the Rams’ season.

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The Las Vegas Raiders have activated defensive again Lamarus Joyner from the COVID-19 checklist.

Trainer Jon Gruden says he has no replace but on which of the opposite 10 gamers at the group at the COVID-19 checklist shall be activated in time to play Sunday.

Joyner used to be positioned at the COVID-19 checklist Tuesday as a “top chance” shut touch after teammate Clelin Ferrell examined sure for the coronavirus. Seven different defensive gamers have been added to the checklist Wednesday as “top chance” contacts and are not off course to be cleared to go back earlier than Sunday evening’s recreation towards Kansas Town.

Proper take on Trent Brown and linebacker Cory Littleton also are at the checklist.

3 Cincinnati Bengals assistant coaches might not be to be had for Sunday’s recreation at Washington because of COVID-19 protocols.

The Bengals stated broad receivers trainer Bob Bicknell, secondary/cornerbacks trainer Steve Jackson and secondary/safeties trainer Robert Livingston will not be able to wait the sport. The Bengals additionally positioned observe squad receiver Stanley Morgan at the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist.

Assistant broad receivers trainer Troy Walters will think Bicknell’s duties for the sport, whilst defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo will take over Jackson’s, and defensive high quality keep an eye on trainer Jordan Kovacs will think Livingston’s.

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No. eight Illinois is attempting to discover a alternative opponent after Wright State pulled out of subsequent week’s males’s basketball recreation on account of a COVID-19 outbreak inside of its program.

The groups have been scheduled to play Thursday at Illinois. However Wright State canceled, pronouncing it should not have sufficient gamers to be had on account of sure assessments and shut contacts in addition to accidents.

Illinois stated it’ll attempt to plug in an opponent. The Illini are actually scheduled to open the season Wednesday towards North Carolina A&T and meet Ohio on Friday.

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Seton Corridor has canceled its first 3 girls’s basketball video games and briefly paused all group actions on account of contemporary sure COVID-19 assessments amongst “Tier 1” body of workers.

“As all of us fight thru this unheard of yr, we’re frequently reminded of what’s maximum essential,” trainer Anthony Bozzella stated in a observation. “For us, with out query, it’s the well being of those outstanding younger girls, my group of workers and bosses.”

Seton Corridor canceled house video games Wednesday evening towards Rider, Nov. 28 towards Saint Peter’s and Nov. 30 towards Fairfield.

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The Bellarmine males’s basketball program has paused group actions amid the pandemic, delaying the varsity’s Department I debut till Dec. four at No. nine Duke.

The Knights have been scheduled to open Wednesday at Chattanooga and make their house debut towards Transylvania on Nov. 28 at Freedom Corridor, the previous longtime house of the crosstown Louisville Cardinals. Chattanooga will discuss with on Dec. nine in a reshuffled time table that delays Bellarmine’s Dec. 1 assembly with Dayton till later subsequent month in conjunction with the travel to Chattanooga. Transylvania will discuss with on Jan. 1.

Athletic director Scott Wiegandt stated in a observation, “This yr has been a making an attempt time for all people, however 2020 has taught us that we need to adapt, and that’s what we need to do on this state of affairs. Hanging the well being and protection of our student-athletes forward of the whole lot else is the proper determination, and with a bit of luck our fanatics cans adapt in conjunction with us.”

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7th-ranked Cincinnati’s recreation towards No. 25 Tulsa has been moved once more in a shuffling of the American Athletic Convention soccer time table.

The Bearcats and Golden Typhoon are actually set to play Dec. 12, every week earlier than the deliberate date of the convention championship recreation. The sport used to be firstly scheduled for Oct. 17, then moved to Dec. four.

The AAC additionally introduced new dates for 5 different video games postponed on account of COVID-19 problems. The primary is Memphis at Military on Nov. 28.

3 video games had been set for Dec. five: Houston at SMU, Memphis and Tulane and Tulsa at Military. Houston at Memphis used to be rescheduled for Dec. 12.

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The Basketball Corridor of Repute has canceled the Hoophall Vintage typically performed at the Martin Luther King Jr. vacation weekend on account of the coronavirus pandemic.

It could had been the 20th version of the highschool show off.

Greater than 100 long run NBA gamers have taken phase within the tournament, together with Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum and Zion Williamson. Amongst the ones enjoying in 2020: LeBron “Bronny” James Jr., along with his father staring at within the stands.

The Springfield, Massachusetts-based Corridor of Repute says it hopes to relaunch the development in 2022.

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The Denver Broncos have instructed season price tag holders that because of the rise of COVID-19 instances, Sunday’s recreation towards the Miami Dolphins would be the ultimate one performed with fanatics in attendance at Empower Box at Mile Top this season.

The Broncos had been permitting five,700 fanatics into their video games.

The Broncos’ ultimate 3 house video games, towards the Saints, Expenses and Raiders, shall be performed with none fanatics within the stands.

In a observation, the Broncos stated, “Even supposing we’re assured in our robust protection protocols and haven’t any proof of any COVID-19 transmission traced to our house video games, the rise in instances and hospitalizations in the community calls for us to regulate our long run plans. Taking this precaution is in line with the hot tips issued by means of native officers to restrict gatherings with the vacation season drawing near.”

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Troy soccer trainer Chip Lindsey has examined sure for COVID-19.

The Trojans will nonetheless play Heart Tennessee on Saturday, with particular groups coordinator Brian Blackmon serving as intervening time trainer of the Alabama college. Lindsey’s sure got here from the group’s weekly checking out on Wednesday for gamers and group of workers. The college stated Friday that Lindsey “is experiencing very delicate signs” and is setting apart.

“Whilst this can be a state of affairs that we had was hoping we wouldn’t need to account for this season, it’s one thing that we’ve had a complete plan in position for because the get started of preseason camp,” Lindsey stated.

As a result of scheduling problems stemming from the pandemic, that is the second one recreation this season between Troy and Troy and Heart Tennessee. The Trojans gained 47-14 on Sept. 19.

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The New York Giants have had 3 extra gamers check sure for COVID-19. The Giants, who’ve a bye this weekend, discovered concerning the effects Thursday evening and instructed the unidentified gamers to self-isolate. Contract tracing has began.

Previous this week, placekicker Graham Gano examined sure and punter Riley Dixon and lengthy snapper Casey Kreiter have been instructed to isolate as a result of that they had shut contract with Gano. All 3 have been positioned at the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist.

The Giants (Three-7) have had 5 gamers check sure this season. Beginning left guard Will Hernandez examined sure in past due October earlier than a recreation with Tampa Bay on Nov. 2. He neglected two video games and returned ultimate weekend towards Washington.

Coaches and gamers have this weekend off. They’re scheduled to go back to paintings on Monday on an adjusted time table.

New York’s subsequent recreation is at Cincinnati on Nov. 29.

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Retired Roma captain Francesco Totti says he struggled with pneumonia after contracting COVID-19.

Totti writes on Instagram that he has recovered after “15 lengthy days” of hospital therapy at house. The 44-year-old Totti says he struggled to get a fever to subside and misplaced energy.

Totti’s father died ultimate month from the coronavirus at 76.

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