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Sport The Latest: Browns will have Beckham vs. Steelers

19:32  18 october  2020
19:32  18 october  2020 Source:   ap.org

India: Hundreds of thousands of tea pickers in Assam on indefinite strike

 India: Hundreds of thousands of tea pickers in Assam on indefinite strike © Biju BORO / AFP Tea pickers joined farmers in protesting the liberalization of the sale of fruits and vegetables. The strike began this Friday, October 9 to demand wage increases. These workers joined the farmers, who have been protesting for two weeks now against the new selling prices for fruit and vegetables. With our correspondent in Bangalore, Côme Bastin The State of Assam produces nearly 50% of India's tea, and it is found on many tables around the world.

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT):

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) scores a touchdown after a long run as Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith (54) attempts the stop in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) © Provided by Associated Press Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) scores a touchdown after a long run as Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith (54) attempts the stop in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

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Star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is active and expected to be available when the surprising Cleveland Browns travel to face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Beckham Jr. had his second negative COVID-19 test in 24 hours on Saturday, clearing him to rejoin his teammates. The receiver was kept away from Cleveland’s facility and didn’t practice for two days after feeling ill on Thursday and being sent home.

Giants star RB Saquon Barkley out for rest of season with torn ACL

  Giants star RB Saquon Barkley out for rest of season with torn ACL The New York Giants will have to navigate the rest of the season without RB Saquon Barkley, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament on Sunday."The show must go on," Tate said Monday, matter of factly to reflect the mindset pressed upon all those who make their living in the NFL.

The league has instructed teams to remove anyone showing symptoms similar to COVID-19 even if they are caused by a cold or the flu. The Browns are off to a 4-1 start and trying to earn their first win in Pittsburgh since 2003. The Steelers (4-0) are one of four undefeated teams remaining in the league.

Beckham has had a good start in his second season with the Browns, who acquired the star in a blockbuster trade with the New York Giants. He has 21 catches for 294 yards and three touchdowns and also had an electrifying 50-yard TD run that sealed a win in Dallas.

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Bill Belichick says he hasn’t paid much attention to Tom Brady this year .
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked much better in Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers than they did in Week 1, but Brady’s former coach apparently didn't notice.Belichick was asked during an appearance on WEEI Monday if he has any thoughts on Brady’s performance this season. The coach said he hasn’t paid attention to anything that’s going on in Tampa Bay.

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