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FILE— In this Tuesday April 14, 2020, file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses an outline for what it will take to lift coronavirus restrictions, during a news conference at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Newsom says the state will have thousands of workers to track down everyone who may be infected by each person who contracts coronavirus. Newsom said Monday, May 4, 2020, that counties will have to show they can perform so-called contact tracing as a prerequisite to reopening businesses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Viral sleuths needed to track California coronavirus cases

May. 4, 2020 9:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's ambitious plan to double the current number of coronavirus tests is being paired with a massive campaign to track down every person who may become infected by each new person who tests positive for the virus. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that as part of statewide plans to...

Man accused of stealing hospital virus sample is rearrested

Apr. 29, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A homeless man accused of stealing a coronavirus test sample from a Northern California hospital has been rearrested days after he was released from jail under COVID-19 bail changes, authorities said. Shaun Lamar Moore, 40, of Davis was back in court Wednesday in Yolo County to face...

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, Baylor's wide receiver Denzel Mims, left, pulls down the game winning touchdown over Oklahoma State's cornerback A.J. Green, right, in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas. Mims is a possible pick in the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020 thru Saturday, April 25. (Michael Bancale/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File)

Jets trade down, take Baylor WR Denzel Mims in 2nd round

Apr. 25, 2020 1:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets got Adam Gase and Sam Darnold a much-needed playmaker on offense, even after trading down in the second round of the draft. Baylor wide receiver Denzel Mims was the Jets' pick at No. 59 after they originally had the 48th overall selection. New York decided to move down 11...

NFL Draft: Ohio State's Young top defensive player in draft

Apr. 20, 2020 11:30 AM EDT

Top defensive players available in the NFL draft (x-entered draft with college eligibility remaining). EDGE RUSHERS Position outlook: There is Chase Young and everybody else. The everybody elses should start coming off the board in the middle of the first round. x-Chase Young, 6-foot-5, 264, Ohio State...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa passes against Texas A&M during the second half of an NCAA college football game in College Station, Texas.  (AP Photo/Sam Craft, File)

Virus costly to draft prospects needing face time with teams

Apr. 10, 2020 1:54 PM EDT

The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. Those players are at risk of being selected lower in the draft than they would be in a normal year....