Sports Report- 7/9

THE IVY LEAGUE ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY THAT IT HAS RULED OUT PLAYING ALL SPORTS THIS FALL, BECOMING THE FIRST DIVISION ONE CONFERENCE TO SAY IT WILL NOT HOLD SPORTS THIS UPCOMING SEMESTER BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROBIN HARRIS SAID THE CONFERENCE BASED ITS DECISION ON THE EIGHT CAMPUS COVID-19 POLICIES, WHICH WERE CEMENTED OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS, AND WHILE THEY VARY FROM SCHOOL TO SCHOOL, COLLECTIVELY THOSE POLICIES MADE ANY FALL COMPETITION IMPRACTICAL. READ MORE AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COMPLETED THE INTAKE CORONAVIRUS TESTING REQUIRED FOR PLAYERS AND STAFF TO BE READY FOR SUMMER CAMP WORKOUTS, AN EIGHT-DAY PROCESS THAT YIELDED A TOTAL OF 66 POSITIVE RESULTS OUT OF 3,740 TESTS. THE SECOND PHASE AFTER THE INTAKE PROCESS, KNOWN AS THE “MONITORING PHASE,” HAS ALREADY BEGUN. THE 2020 OPERATIONS MANUAL AGREED UPON BY MLB AND THE MLBPA ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS THAT CALL FOR ALL PLAYERS AND TEAM PERSONNEL TO BE TESTED EVERY OTHER DAY FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON AND POSTSEASON.

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