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FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season.  (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

The Latest: Marlins a late arrival for 1st game in 9 days

Aug. 4, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Miami Marlins are scheduled to end an eight-day hiatus with a game at Camden Yards, although getting to that point has not been easy. Major League Baseball released a statement around three hours before the scheduled 7:35...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey watches during an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles. Ramsey remains confident he will sign a new contract with the Rams as he heads into the final season of his rookie deal.  (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

CB Jalen Ramsey confident in contract, new role with Rams

Aug. 4, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jalen Ramsey's agent finalizes the Pro Bowl cornerback's new contract with the Los Angeles Rams, Ramsey insists it will be news to him. That's right, the player who showed up to the Jacksonville Jaguars' training camp just one year ago in an armored bank truck says he isn't paying...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II (15) rolls out to throw a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday,, in Jacksonville, Fla. Minshew was ready for Jacksonville’s “first day of school.” Then Minshew got a call saying he had been in close contact with a teammate who tested positive for the coronavirus and would be forced to quarantine for two days. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Jaguars QB Minshew returns from brief, 'brutal' quarantine

Aug. 4, 2020 1:32 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Gardner Minshew was ready for Jacksonville’s “first day of school.” “Had my outfit picked out and everything,” he quipped. Then Minshew got a call saying he had been in close contact with a teammate who tested positive for the...

IndyCar postpones Mid-Ohio doubleheader because of virus

Aug. 1, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The IndyCar doubleheader scheduled for Mid-Ohio next weekend has been postponed because of the spike in coronavirus cases across the nation, which means the series won’t race again until the Indianapolis 500 on Aug. 23....

The Latest: Texas has zero active coronavirus infections

Jul. 28, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Texas has no active coronavirus infections on the football team or among the volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball team players on campus, athletic director Chris Del Conte said Tuesday. The football team...

Jaguars sign final 4 draft picks from 12-man rookie class

Jul. 20, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed their final four draft picks Monday, including first-rounder K’Lavon Chaisson. Fifth-round safety Daniel Thomas, sixth-round quarterback Jake Luton and seventh-round kick returner Chris Claybrooks also signed rookie deals. Jacksonville now...

Jaguars open training camp with young, rebuilt roster

Jul. 20, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (6-10) CAMP SITE: Jacksonville, Florida LAST YEAR: Jaguars lost injury-prone QB Nick Foles on first series of opener and then benched him for good three games into return from broken collarbone. Rookie QB Gardner Minshew was pleasant surprise — he went 6-6 in place of Foles —...

Domestic violence case dismissed against ex-Jaguars LB Brown

Jul. 15, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A domestic violence complaint against former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been dismissed. A judge dismissed the case last week, according to Duval County court records. Brown's agent, Michael Boyer, released a statement Wednesday saying Brown "is very pleased to...

Jaguars announce plans for 25% capacity, masks in 2020

Jul. 10, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars announced plans Friday to play home games in front of a significantly reduced capacity this fall. Fans in attendance will be required to wear face coverings. The team released details in an email to season-ticket holders, saying it expects about 25%...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone speaks with members of the media after the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Jacksonville, Fla. When the coronavirus pandemic forced everyone indoors — away from their everyday environments — creativity was the key. Marrone held weekly contests for his team, including a cooking competition last month with judging based solely on appearance and presentation. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

NFL teams went high-tech for team bonding this offseason

Jun. 20, 2020 10:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players and coaches went home in March and stayed there for the next few months, along with most of the world. Football pads were replaced by iPads. Handshakes and high-fives gave way to emojis and video chats. When the coronavirus pandemic forced everyone indoors — away from...