The Latest: Mississippi pauses football activities thru Wed
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Mississippi has paused football team activities until at least next Wednesday because of new COVID-19 cases. Ole Miss will work with the Southeastern Conference to determine the effects of the pause on those games. ___The Cleveland Browns got two more players back from the COVID-19 list, activating starting linebacker Sione Takitaki and defensive end Joe Jackson on Friday. Earlier this week, the team activated star defensive end Myles Garrett, who missed the past two games after getting sick. He was placed on the COVID-19 list Nov. 24.
Several Raiders active against Bucs after time on COVID list
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Las Vegas starting offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson and Gabe Jackson are active for the Raiders against Tampa Bay after spending time on the COVID-19 list this week. Safety Johnathan Abram remains on the COVID-19 list for at least one more day and is missing the game. ___TAMPA BAY AT LAS VEGASBuccaneers: QB Ryan Griffin, OL Aaron Stinnie, LB Quinton Bell, DL Khalil Davis, WR Cyril Grayson. Raiders: WR Bryan Edwards, CB Keisean Nixon, QB Marcus Mariota, G Patrick Omameh, DE David Irving. ___CAROLINA AT NEW ORLEANSPanthers: QB Will Grier, CB Stantley Thomas-Oliver, G John Miller, OL Mike Horton, WR Marken Michel.
Tampa Bay's Godwin, Green Bay's Adams return from injuries
___GREEN BAY AT TAMPA BAYPackers: RB Tyler Ervin, CB Kevin King, QB Jordan Love. ___NEW YORK JETS AT MIAMIJets: QB James Morgan, QB Sam Darnold, CB Quincy Wilson, LB Jordan Willis, T Mekhi Becton, DL Nathan Shepherd. Dolphins: B/WR Malcolm Perry, RB Salvon Ahmed, RB Jordan Howard, LB Kyle Van Noy, DE Jason Strowbridge. ___HOUSTON AT TENNESSEETexans: WR Keke Coutee, CB Cornell Armstrong, RB Buddy Howell, ILB Peter Kalambayi, OT Charlie Heck, TE Jordan Akins. ___ATLANTA AT MINNESOTAFalcons: CB Jordan Miller, RB Qadree Ollison, S Jaylinn Hawkins, RT John Wetzel, DE Takk McKinley.
'A dark past': MVPs say time to pull Landis name off plaques
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2006, file photo,a Joe DiMaggio 1947 MVP Award Plaque is displayed at a news conference in New York. The plaque features the name and image of Kenesaw Mountain Landis. The other name engraved on the trophy: Kenesaw Mountain Landis. If you have the Jackie Robinson Award and the Kenesaw Mountain Landis Award, you are at diametrically opposed poles, Thorn said. Larkin recalled that shortly after he was voted MVP, he got a call from two-time NL MVP Joe Morgan.
Baseball plans game at Field of Dreams, but will they come?
Visitors play on the field at the Field of Dreams movie site, Friday, June 5, 2020, in Dyersville, Iowa. Small town Iowa, baseball is still a big thing here, he said. The Field of Dreams site is open to visitors, who at no charge can run the bases and see if they can smack a ball into cornstalks that now stand about a foot tall. For Go the Distance Baseball, the company that now owns the Field of Dream site and plans to build a complex of youth baseball and softball fields, the talk of playing a game began five years ago. We understand the best choice for Major League Baseball in 2020 comes first.___Follow Scott McFetridge on Twitter: https://twitter.com/smcfetridge
In his hometown, Jimmy Carter unites Trump supporters and Democrats. To a point
Just behind City Hall, the old train depot that operated as Jimmy Carters presidential campaign headquarters is a museum festooned with a large 1970s banner proclaiming Jimmy Carter! They visit Jimmy Carters high school and the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm. Guests begin arriving the day before to attend the Sunday school class taught by former President Jimmy Carter. President Carter, with wife Rosalynn in 2015, was a good sport when 2-year-old Lennon Case-Simonson wasnt in the mood for a photo with him. To continue to love other people and to get outside the church walls.It is a mission Mayor Godwin believes in.latimes.com
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recaps Blue/White Scrimmage
OXNARD, Calif. - Cowboys owner Jerry Jones returned to Oxnard on Sunday to continue watching over training camp. Jones attended the Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Canton, Ohio, on Saturday night in support of former Cowboys Director of Player Personnel Gil Brandt. Jones met with the media following Sundays Blue-White Scrimmage in camp and had a number of observations, including how impressed he was with fifth-round draft pick Joe Jackson. If he continues to get better and better, then I think youre going to see a guy that plays early for the Cowboys, Jones said. Lastly, the Cowboys owner commented on the tragedy that has gripped El Paso, We are so appreciative of the support we have in El Paso.