4 months after opening day was supposed to take place, the MLB season finally started, and as the first few games have been played, it became clear that despite efforts to make the season seem normal, it felt very different from a traditional MLB season.
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Forward Markieff Morris and guard Alex Caruso both locked themselves into the NBA bubble and will be representing the Los Angeles Lakers on their quest to win the NBA finals.
Oklahoma City Thunder center, Steven Adams, predicts that the less noise in stadiums due to the lack of fans will lead to more technical fouls this bubble season.
Speaking of injured shoulders, the second player that just decided he will be missing the rest of the season is Wizards guard, Bradley Beal. According to the Wizards, Beal’s shoulder, specifically, his rotator cuff, had been bothering him since the start of the season.
Gordon Hayward, forward for the Boston Celtics and most known for getting gruesomely injured, said that he is prepared to leave the NBA’s bubble for the birth of his fourth child.
3 months ago, the Carolina Panthers released their MVP-winning quarterback Cam Newton. But then, Tom Brady left the Patriots, leaving a perfect match waiting to happen. Monday, the Patriots and Cam Newton reached an agreement for a 1-year contract, where neither party has much to lose. So the question is, will the Patriots explode off of this acquisition, or will the veteran send them further in the wrong direction.
Philadelphia Eagles Tight End, Dallas Goedert, was reportedly punched in the head while he was eating at a restaurant on Friday.
In addition to Brogdon, another NBA star tested positive for COVID-19 this week, All-Star Nikola Jokic. However, his situation is very different from Brogdon’s. This is because Jokic is currently in Serbia. He is said to have got the virus while hanging out with fellow Serbian, and tennis legend Novak Djokovic, who also tested positive.
Deni Avdija is a projected top-5 pick for the NBA draft, with some experts even saying he might go #1. However, he does not plan on coming to the US any time soon.
On Monday, The San Francisco 49ers and their head coach Kyle Shanahan agreed upon a new, 6-year, contract. Shanahan was still in the middle of the 6-year contract he signed with the Niners when he came to them in 2017, so the new contract replaces the final three years of his original contract.