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Ravens’ Lamar Jackson to hold social event in Florida amid coronavirus concern

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BALTIMORE -- Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson announced he will hold his annual "Funday with LJ'' event in Florida amid the state's spike in coronavirus cases.Jackson's third annual event will be held Saturday and Sunday in his hometown of Pompano Beach, Florida, according to a flyer shared on his Instagram page Monday. Social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people is currently not allowed in Pompano Beach, according to the city's website.The flyer, which says "come have some fun in the sun,'' advertises flag football, and water slides among other activities. It also says adults must wear face masks, and
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Swimming

Italian IMer Ginevra Molino Commits to Florida State for 2020-21

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Fitter and Faster Swim Camps is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey. Ginevra Molino from Torino, Italy is headed to Tallahassee to swim for Florida State University in the class of 2024. She will add to the geographically diverse first-year roster that includes Hungary’s Zsófia Kurdi, England’s Phoebe Griffiths and Pia Murray, and Arianna Ottavianelli (IA), Ashley Zettle (TX), Carson Kaufmann
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Basketball

NBA details options for players traveling to Florida apart from teams

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- As NBA teams prepare to leave for Orlando, Florida, in the coming days, organizations have received directives on the process for transporting players unable to travel on the team charters, according to a league memo acquired by ESPN.If a player misses a scheduled coronavirus test in the two days prior to the team's departure date -- or has "extenuating circumstances" that have been disclosed to the league -- he must arrange his own travel to join his team as the league restarts its season. The player has the option of flying on a charter flight
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Wellness

Governors In Florida And Texas Shut Down Bars As COVID-19 Cases Rise

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SERGIO FLORESGetty Images The weekend began with governors in two southern states shutting down bars amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis made the decision as the Sunshine State witnessed a record number of recorded cases. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott also put new restrictions on restaurant dining. DeSantis said his order to close bars was made because "people weren’t following" the guidelines for reopening set by the state. “There was widespread noncompliance, and that led to issues," he said on Friday. "If folks just follow the guidelines, we’re going to be in good shape. When
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