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San Francisco 49ers not allowed to play in stadium for 3 weeks under new COVID-19 restrictions

San Francisco 49ers not allowed to play in stadium for 3 weeks under new COVID-19 restrictions

Michael Vi/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — The San Francisco 49ers will not be allowed to practice or play in their stadium for three weeks under new county health restrictions that prohibit contact sports.Stanford University’s athletics, including its football program, will also be affected.Santa Clara County health officials announced the new restrictions on…

Denver Broncos the latest NFL team hampered by coronavirus

Denver Broncos the latest NFL team hampered by coronavirus

Augustas Cetkauskas/iStock By CARMEN COX, ABC News (DENVER) — More positive COVID-19 tests forced the Denver Broncos to cancel Friday’s practice. This is the third time the Broncos have cancelled practice because of the coronavirus.NFL medical staff initially cleared the team to practice on Thanksgiving after moving quarterback Jeff Driskel to the reserve/COVID-19 list the…

Scoreboard roundup — 11/26/20

Scoreboard roundup — 11/26/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEHouston 41, Detroit 25Washington 41, Dallas 16TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLGonzaga 102, Kansas 90Villanova 83, Arizona State 74Illinois 97, Chicago State 38West Virginia 78, VCU 66Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

Michael Jordan donates $2M of proceeds from “The Last Dance” to food banks

Michael Jordan donates $2M of proceeds from “The Last Dance” to food banks

ESPNBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — NBA superstar Michael Jordan pledged a portion of proceeds from his hit ESPN documentary series, The Last Dance, to food banks to help feed hungry families and individuals in need this holiday season.The five-time MVP, who led the Chicago Bulls to six championships, said in a statement…

Report: More positive COVID-19 cases identified among Ravens team

Report: More positive COVID-19 cases identified among Ravens team

33ft/iStockBy JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) — More positive cases of COVID-19 have reportedly been identified within the Baltimore Ravens organization.Citing a source, ESPN reports the additional positive tests from Wednesday includes one Ravens player. That brings the total up to seven players who either tested positive for the novel coronavirus or were identified as…

Scoreboard roundup — 11/25/20

Scoreboard roundup — 11/25/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALLVillanova 76, Boston College 67Virginia 89, Towson 54Iowa 97, NC Central 67Wisconsin 77, E. Illinois 67Illinois 122, NC A&T 60Kentucky 81, Morehead St. 45Michigan St. 83, E. Michigan 67Texas Tech 101, Northwestern St. 58West Virginia 79, S. Dakota St. 71North Carolina…

Ravens-Steelers game postponed to Sunday after positive COVID-19 tests

Ravens-Steelers game postponed to Sunday after positive COVID-19 tests

EricVega/iStockBy CARMEN COX, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The Baltimore Steelers will play the Pittsburg Steelers Sunday afternoon, the NFL announced Wednesday.The game was initially scheduled to kick off Thanksgiving night, but was moved after several Ravens players tested positive for coronavirus. In total five players and four staffers have received positive test results this week,…