Stephen A. on Devin McCourty ripping the NFL for trying to move up the opt-out deadline | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Louis Riddick react to New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty criticizing the NFL for attempting to move up the deadline for players to opt out of the 2020 season. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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Roderic Teamer and Andre Patton are among six players cut by the Chargers

The Chargers released six players Saturday, including safety Roderic Teamer and wide receiver Andre Patton. Teamer started six games last season as an injury replacement. Last month, he was hit with a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on substance abuse. Patton caught six passes in 13 games in 2019. The Chargers used two […]

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Stephen A. weighs in on Lou Williams and the integrity of the NBA’s bubble | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Jay Williams discuss their concerns about the safety of the NBA’s bubble in Orlando, Florida ahead of the restart of the 2019-20 season. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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An Extra $600 a Week Kept Many Jobless Workers Afloat. Now What Will They Do?

For Sara Gard, the government’s safety net moved smoothly into place when the coronavirus pandemic upended her family’s lives. Jobless benefit checks began arriving a few days after she was furloughed in April from a large entertainment company in Atlanta. A $600 weekly supplement, part of an emergency federal aid program, would cover the mortgage […]

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Sweden sees coronavirus cases drop, after controversially avoiding lockdowns

Giving credence to the freedom championed by conservatives rather than the safety defended by liberals globally, Sweden continues a downward trend of COVID-19 cases after a much-debated approach kept large parts of society open during the coronavirus pandemic. CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE “The curves go down, and the curves over the seriously ill […]

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Moderna Begins First U.S. Late-Stage Vaccine Trial

The first large study of the safety and effectiveness of a coronavirus vaccine in the United States began on Monday morning, according to the National Institutes of Health and the biotech company Moderna, which collaborated to develop the vaccine. A volunteer in Savannah, Ga., received the first shot at 6:45 a.m., Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, […]

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Jets trade star safety Jamal Adams to Seahawks

The New York Jets traded disgruntled star safety Jamal Adams to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, splitting with a gifted player whose relationship with the franchise quickly deteriorated because of a contract dispute. The Jets received a massive haul in the stunning deal Saturday, sending a 2022 fourth-round draft pick along with Adams to the […]

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CFD veteran picked to lead new Public Safety Administration

Annastasia M. Walker will serve as executive director of the city’s Office of Public Safety Administration. | Chicago Fire Department Annastasia M. Walker will be tasked with overseeing “efforts to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and improve administrative functions” across the city’s police and fire departments, as well as the Office of Emergency Management and Communications. […]

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Jets’ Jamal Adams says Adam Gase isn’t the ‘right leader’ for the organization | First Take

Jalen Rose, David Jacoby and Louis Riddick react to New York Jets safety Jamal Adams calling out head coach Adam Gase, saying he doesn’t feel Gase is the right leader for the organization. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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Its Top Curator Gone, SFMOMA Reviews Its Record on Race

SAN FRANCISCO — The meeting was about safety protocols in the time of coronavirus. There was talk of masks, sanitizers and Plexiglas barriers. But that is not what people will remember about the all-staff Zoom call at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday, July 7. In its waning moments, during a Q. […]

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No NBA players in Orlando have tested positive for the coronavirus

NBA players and coaches have espoused a type of blind faith in the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the document governing the league’s attempted reboot amid a global pandemic. And Monday, that faith was rewarded with something concrete. Since July 13, the NBA has tested 346 players inside its Orlando bubble, and none have shown […]

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NFL players plead with league to address health, safety concerns

NFL players are publicly pleading with the league to address several health and safety concerns on the eve of training camp. The league informed teams on Saturday that training camps will open on time even though discussions with the players’ union regarding testing for the coronavirus and other health and safety protocols are ongoing. Rookies […]

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Are You Eligible for Food Stamps Now? Maybe, but It’s Complex

The safety net is starting to unravel. At the end of the month, struggling Americans could lose the extra $600 per week they’ve been receiving in unemployment insurance. Some eviction protections are already expiring. And as people scramble to afford basic needs, hunger looms. Tens of millions of Americans are in danger. According to Census […]

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Angels’ Matt Thaiss ready for season after mentally draining battle with COVID-19

Weeks before MLB’s health and safety protocols were implemented and players were subjected to near-daily coronavirus testing, Angels infielder Matt Thaiss became intimately familiar with nasal swabs and saliva tests. Thaiss revealed Thursday in his first videoconference with reporters since arriving at Angels camp earlier this week that he was infected with COVID-19 for about […]

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Long Island region of New York to enter new reopening stage

Colleges and universities with safety plans can soon re-open and professional sports competitions can take place without fans in Long Island as the region enters the state’s fourth phase of re-opening By MARINA VILLENEUVE Associated Press July 7, 2020, 10:56 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ALBANY, N.Y. — Colleges […]

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NASA adds more safety fixes for Boeing’s crew capsule

NASA has added more safety fixes for Boeing’s space capsule before it can fly astronauts following a pair of close calls during last year’s test flight. In closing out the seven-month investigation, NASA officials said Tuesday they have now identified 80 corrective actions, mostly involving software and testing, that must be done before the Starliner […]

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Ex-NFL star Burgess Owens wins Utah GOP House primary: report

A former NFL safety took a big step Tuesday night toward a whole new career. Burgess Owens, who played from 1973-1982 for the New York Jets and the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders, won Utah’s Republican primary for a U.S. House seat, according to The Associated Press. Owens, 68, who played college football at the University […]

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Tension grows as high school teams continue conditioning workouts amid coronavirus

It’s another week of conditioning for high school athletes under strict safety guidelines and another week of tension as players, coaches and parents wait to see whether or not fall sports might be played during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sierra Canyon’s football team, which became the first in Los Angeles County to begin workouts June 15, […]

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Gerardo Parra Hopes ‘Baby Shark’ Magic Can Bring a Title in Japan, Too

Amid all the new safety protocols and unusual scenes after the delayed opening of Japan’s baseball league, a highly unscientific yet intriguing multicultural study is underway: Can a Venezuelan player who became the emotional soul of an American franchise’s first championship run deliver similar results in Japan with his beloved Korean-produced children’s song? Nearly two […]

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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix describes encounter with a bear | SportsCenter

Dallas Cowboys safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix joins SportsCenter to discuss the viral video featuring his encounter with a bear at his home. Clinton-Dix also gives his thoughts on the 2020 NFL season and New York Jets safety Jamal Adams (5:03) hoping to be traded to the Cowboys. #NFL #ESPN #Sports ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ […]

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Bears look to take Eddie Jackson’s game to another level in 2020

Bears safety Eddie Jackson (39, intercepting a Hail Mary pass to clinch the Bears’ victory over the Vikings last season) has 10 interceptions, five fumble recoveries, four forced fumbles and five touchdowns in his first three NFL seasons. | Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano compared Jackson’s challenge to that of Ed Reed, […]

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Stephen A. proposes a way for the Jets to keep Jamal Adams: Fire Adam Gase! | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether safety Jamal Adams will play for the New York Jets this season under head coach Adam Gase. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN […]

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Jets coach Adam Gase won’t like DC Gregg Williams supporting Jamal Adams’ trade request | Get Up

New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams says he supports safety Jamal Adams and has his back as he asks for a trade amid a recent contract dispute with the Jets. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN […]

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Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins is concerned about returning to the NFL amid the pandemic | Get Up

Dan Orlovsky, Mike Tannenbaum and Domonique Foxworth react to New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins saying he doesn’t feel comfortable playing in the NFL until the coronavirus is "eliminated." #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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