Tag: COVID-19

Dana White Remedies Postponement By Declaring the Spread of Coronavirus an Illegal Move in UFC

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Zhe Ji / Getty Images

Despite the postponement of Saturday’s UFC 249 event, UFC president Dana White announced that he’s eyeing a May 9 return for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which would make it the first sports organization to return to America. When asked about how the coronavirus pandemic may affect that, he said that he is amending the rules to make spreading coronavirus an illegal move in the UFC. Continue reading “Dana White Remedies Postponement By Declaring the Spread of Coronavirus an Illegal Move in UFC”

Donations Flood in For Houston Rockets Owner Tillman Fertitta, Man ‘Most Affected’ by COVID-19, per Fox News

by Alex Poletti
Photo by For The Win – USAToday

In an incredible show of public support, citizens of the United States have done all they can to contribute to charity efforts to help billionaire Tillman Fertitta, owner of the Houston Rockets, who was described by Fox News host Brian Kilmeade as the man “most holistically affected” by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading “Donations Flood in For Houston Rockets Owner Tillman Fertitta, Man ‘Most Affected’ by COVID-19, per Fox News”

Tiger Woods Debuts Face Mask Made of Old Masters Jacket

by Alex Poletti
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On what would be the eve of the 2020 Masters Tournament, reigning champion Tiger Woods honored the event in style by sporting a stylish face mask made out of old fabric from one of his Masters jackets.

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Utah Jazz Starting to Wonder If Cutting Gatorade with Rudy Gobert’s Mucus Not the Best Idea

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

After Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, effectively shutting down the 2020 NBA season, management and players alike have started to wonder if they could have done more to prevent the spread of the virus. The Utah Jazz is no exception, as they have now begun to question if cutting the team’s supply of gatorade with Rudy Gobert’s mucus wasn’t the best idea after all. Continue reading “Utah Jazz Starting to Wonder If Cutting Gatorade with Rudy Gobert’s Mucus Not the Best Idea”

With NBA Season Suspended, Adam Silver Relieved He Can Take That Mid-March Vacation He Planned

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Jae C. Hong / AP Photo

The NBA announced on Wednesday that they will suspend the season in light of Utah Jazz center Rudy Golbert testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. While this was met with frustration and disappointment from fans and players alike, league commissioner Adam Silver tells The Second String that he’s actually kind of relieved, as he can now go on the Mid-March vacation he planned last year. Continue reading “With NBA Season Suspended, Adam Silver Relieved He Can Take That Mid-March Vacation He Planned”