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Sport New Massachusetts quarantine rule could have impact on MLB, NFL seasons

00:20  01 july  2020
00:20  01 july  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

Visitors to state, Mass. residents returning home instructed to quarantine for 14 days

  Visitors to state, Mass. residents returning home instructed to quarantine for 14 days Travelers arriving to Massachusetts, including residents returning home, are instructed to self quarantine for 14 days, except for travelers from some states. The order goes into effect Friday, but the guidance does not apply to travelers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York or New Jersey -- states that have seen a significant decline in COVID-19 cases. Sign up for our Newsletters “We’ve had a 14-day quarantine advisory in place now for quite a while, and generally speaking, people have been pretty good about complying with it,” Baker said.

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has announced that his state is safely reopening amid the ongoing pandemic.

Charlie Baker standing in front of a building: Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. © Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

In doing so, Baker announced that travelers to Massachusetts from a vast majority of other states have been instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days.

As has been noted since this announcement became public record, a vast majority of New England Patriots players do not live in Massachusetts.

This could be a major issue with training camps set to start within a month. It means Patriots players heading to Massachusetts will have to do so within the next couple weeks.

Baseball's regular season is scheduled to start July 23. That’s less than a month. Teams will be playing at their home stadiums, most without fans in attendance.

As with the NFL, this means Boston Red Sox players living out of state will have to make their way to Massachusetts soon. That’s less of an issue given that teams are going to start training this week.

As for the Red Sox, they had previously noted that there’s a chance fans could head to Fenway Park for games this season.

17 states sue Trump administration over rule that takes visas from international students

  17 states sue Trump administration over rule that takes visas from international students The attorneys general blasted what they called the government's "cruel, abrupt, and unlawful action to expel international students amidst the pandemic."The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts, takes aim at what the 18 attorneys general call the federal government's "cruel, abrupt, and unlawful action to expel international students amidst the pandemic that has wrought death and disruption across the United States.

The helmet rule is sure to impact games this season (which Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has gone on the record to say), and you Sure, the NFL needs to take the safety of it’s players incredibly seriously. But the league also needs to consider the way it’s initiating new rules and how players are

MLB rules prevent teams from signing players right out of the draft to major league deals, but Murray’s situation is considered unique given his Baseball is unquestionably easier on the body than football . The NFL has never been safer but it is not safe. Even with all the rule changes meant to protect the

While other states remain major hot spots for COVID-19, Massachusetts has done well to bend the curve. The most-recent data shows that it had just 101 new cases on Monday.

There’s growing concern around the NFL about starting the 2020 season amid the ongoing pandemic. Some believe that even if the season were to start on time, it’s unlikely to conclude.

The Patriots are set to open training camp in less than a month. The newly signed Cam Newton will obviously have to make his way to Massachusetts and self-quarantine soon.

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Hawaii extending quarantine through August

  Hawaii extending quarantine through August Hawaii Gov. David Ige (D) announced Monday that the state will extend its 14-day mandatory quarantine through August, delaying plans to allow travelers to enter after testing negative for COVID-19.The Hawaii governor said during his press briefing that the pre-travel testing program would be postponed until Sept. 1, citing the "uncontrolled outbreaks and surges" on the U.S. mainland."We have always said that we will make decisions based on the health and safety of our community as the highest priority," Ige said during the briefing.

Protests caused chaos for league over last two seasons . Players union unhappy with league ’s new NFL owners have issued new guidelines that will see teams fined if their players or staff do not show According to the new rules , “a club will be fined by the league if its personnel are on the field and do

At least 93 percent of the global population now lives in countries with coronavirus-related travel restrictions, with approximately 3 billion people On March 25, the Bolivian government announced a total quarantine in the country effective until April 15. All borders, including land borders, are closed

Two Americans fined for breaking Canada's quarantine rules .
To limit the spread of the coronavirus in Canada, anyone entering the country must quarantine for 14 days regardless of whether they have symptoms. © Cole Burston/Bloomberg/Getty Images A digital sign over a highway in Toronto in March tells motorists to limit travel. Saturday, police announced they fined two Americans for breaking the quarantine rules after being spotted multiple times in an Ontario town, according to a news release obtained by CNN news partner CTV. Ontario Provincial Police said the 66-year-old man and 65-year-old woman entered Canada on June 24, both from Minnesota.

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