The Portland Sea Canines doubleheader towards the New Hampshire Fisher Cats scheduled for Sunday was canceled attributable to COVID-19 points.
“As we speak’s video games have been canceled to permit for extra testing and contract tracing of members of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats group,” the discharge from the Sea Canines stated. “We’re adhering to minor league baseball’s well being and security protocols and can apply warning as we comply with the steering of specialists.”
The Sea Canines performed 4 video games at New Hampshire from Thursday to Saturday, profitable all 4. They’re scheduled to return to motion on Tuesday for his or her closing homestand of the season, towards Binghamton.
NFL: A lingering COVID-19 difficulty with the Dallas Cowboys is prone to hold certainly one of their greatest gamers out of the opener at Tremendous Bowl champion Tampa Bay.
4-time All-Professional proper guard Zack Martin is among the many newest Dallas gamers to check constructive. Requested if he would miss Thursday’s matchup with seven-time champion quarterback Tom Brady, Coach Mike McCarthy stated, “I’d say so, sure.”
4 different potential starters have been within the well being and security protocols late within the preseason however have since returned: receiver CeeDee Lamb, left guard Connor Williams, security Damontae Kazee and defensive sort out Carlos Watkins.
Backup sort out Brandon Knight was positioned on the COVID-19 reserve listing together with Martin. Receiver Noah Brown was already on it.
SPANISH VUELTA: Primoz Roglic sealed his third straight Spanish Vuelta title after including to his already snug lead by profitable the ultimate stage’s time trial on Sunday.
Roglic elevated his benefit over runner-up Enric Mas in the course of the 21 miles from Padrón to Santiago de Compostela to 4 minutes, 42 seconds.
It was the fourth stage win for the Jumbo-Visma chief at this version of the Vuelta, together with the primary time trial on the opening stage. He took over the purple jersey for good with a stellar efficiency within the excessive mountains over the ultimate week.
Roglic added to his Vuelta titles in 2019 and 2020 lower than six weeks after claiming gold for Slovenia within the time trial on the Tokyo Olympics.
WORLD CUP QUALIFYING: 4 of Argentina’s gamers from the English Premier League have been ordered to quarantine by Brazil’s well being company forward of the World Cup qualifier between the South American rivals later Sunday.
The 4 gamers have been nonetheless seen getting on the Argentina staff bus forward of the sport.
Brazil’s well being company had additionally instructed the 4 gamers to return to the “nation of origin” with out giving extra particulars.
Aston Villa gamers Emiliano Martinez and Emiliano Buendia, and Tottenham duo Giovanni Lo Celso and Cristian Romero, got here to play for Argentina regardless of the Premier League not wanting gamers to be launched for worldwide responsibility because of the must quarantine for 10 days in a resort on their return.
• Guinea’s World Cup qualifier towards Morocco has been postponed after a Guinean military colonel seized management of state tv and stated the federal government had been dissolved.
The West African nation was attributable to host Morocco within the capital of Conakry on Monday. No new date has been set for the fixture.
The Confederation of African Soccer stated the postponement was “to make sure the protection and safety of all gamers and to guard all match officers.”
FORMULA ONE: Max Verstappen thrilled his residence crowd by profitable the Netherlands Grand Prix in fashion to reclaim the Formulation One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton.
The Crimson Bull driver’s main seventh win of the season and seventeenth of his profession moved him three factors forward of the defending champion, who completed second however softened the blow with a bonus level for quickest lap.
Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was third.