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US Coronavirus quarantine, Black Friday in July sales, Tiger Woods at Memorial: 5 things to know Friday

11:30  17 july  2020
11:30  17 july  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

Tiger Woods blames back issue for struggles at Memorial

  Tiger Woods blames back issue for struggles at Memorial This is probably particularly frustrating for Woods, who thought he was rounding into form before the pandemic forced the postponement and cancellation of several weeks of events. Now he has to ramp up all over again.Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. Customize your email to get the latest news on your favorite sports, teams and schools. Emailed daily.

Tiger Woods didn’t blow the field away, but did plenty to stay afloat in his first round of official PGA Tour golf since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the professional golf world in March. Woods finished with a 1-under 71 on Thursday at the Memorial Tournament at Jack Nicklaus’ Muirfield Village.

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a police car parked in a parking lot: Workers direct cars as they wait in line for coronavirus testing at Dodger Stadium, July 14, 2020, in Los Angeles. © Mark J. Terrill, AP Workers direct cars as they wait in line for coronavirus testing at Dodger Stadium, July 14, 2020, in Los Angeles.

Coronavirus pandemic: Chicago adds Iowa, Oklahoma to quarantine list

People traveling from Iowa and Oklahoma to Chicago will have to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival or face possible fines starting Friday.  To comply, travelers must stay at a single home or another dwelling for 14 days except to seek medical care or be tested for COVID-19.  The city first issued a quarantine order early this month for 15 other states based on increasing numbers of confirmed cases of the coronavirus.States are included based on the rate of new confirmed cases per 100,000 residents.  Chicago officials acknowledge there’s little way of enforcing the order.  Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the order can raise travelers’ awareness of “what their obligations are when they travel.”

Brett Kulak, Jayce Hawryluk confirm positive COVID-19 tests

  Brett Kulak, Jayce Hawryluk confirm positive COVID-19 tests Habs defenseman Brett Kulak and Senators center Jayce Hawryluk both confirmed positive COVID-19 years on Friday. Following practice today, Kulak confirmed to reporters, including Sportsnet’s Eric Engels (Twitter links) that he was dealing with symptoms for a little more than a week after initially testing negative just prior to the start of camp.  Two positive tests quickly followed and he was only recently cleared to rejoin the team.

Texas Rangers reliever Brett Martin has been placed on the injured list because of his positive test for the coronavirus before the start of their summer camp. The move Thursday came eight days before the Rangers open their season at home against Colorado. Martin, already at higher risk for COVID-19.

Woods is making his return to the PGA Tour at the Memorial at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. It’s an event he’s won five times, more than any other golfer. He is set to play the first and second rounds with World No. 1 Rory McIlroy and No. 6 Brooks Koepka this week.

  • Hitting rewind on reopening: At least 22 states are pausing or limiting reopening as cases spike again
  • Hawaii extends out-of-state quarantine: The state will only be allowing passengers from the mainland back in if they strictly quarantine for two weeks.

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Black Friday in July: Summertime brings hot deals

Bargain shoppers were disappointed when Amazon announced it would not be hosting its annual Prime Day this July due to the impacts of COVID-19. Well, cheer up: There's still Black Friday in July. It's a time when all sorts of retailers host mid-season sales in an effort to boost earnings and clear out inventory. Deals can be found on appliances, apparel, furniture and much more. Check out our roundup of the best Black Friday in July sales courtesy of the eagle-eyed product experts at Reviewed.

NFL, NFLPA agree on training camp setup, opt-out system

  NFL, NFLPA agree on training camp setup, opt-out system Days before full teams are scheduled to report to training camp, the NFL and NFLPA have reached agreements on other fronts as well. Here is the latest on the solutions the sides reached after months of negotiations:Training camps will still begin July 28, but the acclimation period players sought will take place. No full-padded practices will occur until August 17, Lindsay Jones of The Athletic tweets. Eight days of strength and conditioning will first take place before four days of helmets-and-shells work commences, Jones adds. Days 1-6 of camp will consist of COVID-19 testing and virtual meetings, per SI.

The self- quarantine requirement does not apply to public health, public safety, healthcare workers, or anyone providing assistance to an essential Dr. Allison Arwady, the city of Chicago's Department of Public Health Commissioner, issued a travel order July 2 requiring travelers from states with

Self- quarantine and self-isolation are different. The first measure is for the large numbers of healthy people who may fall sick following possible exposure. At the moment, with testing still scarce in much of the country, it is hard for many Americans to know whether they are infected or just being prudent.

  • US retail sales jump 7.5% in June, but economy still ails
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Memorial Tournament: How will Tiger Woods fare in Round 2?

After a five-month break from competitive golf, Tiger Woods is back in action on the PGA Tour at this weekend's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. On Thursday, Woods shot a 1-under-par 71 and trails leader Tony Finau by five strokes heading into Friday's second round. Woods is in the featured group with Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka, teeing off at 8:17 a.m. ET on Friday. Round 2 TV coverage starting at 2:30 p.m. ET on the Golf Channel.

  • Tony Finau leads Memorial on Muirfield that looks different in more ways than one

The Chicks are back with first album in more than a decade

Last month, the band formerly known as The Dixie Chicks announced they would henceforth be known as The Chicks. The Grammy-winning country trio comprised of Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines and Emily Strayer also released a new song, "March March," with a video featuring historical footage of protests and listing the names of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others. On Friday, the Chicks will release "Gaslighter," their first new album in 14 years. The band, which once drew fierce backlash for speaking against former President George W. Bush, isn't holding back this time, either. In the title track, they sing: "Gaslighter, denier/ Doin' anything to get your a** farther."

NFL, NFLPA agree on training camp setup, opt-out system

  NFL, NFLPA agree on training camp setup, opt-out system Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson and Terez Paylor discuss how Jets co-owner Woody Johnson's alleged racist and sexist remarks have brought back attention to NFL owners' questionable behavior. Subscribe to the Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Here are 100 things to do during the quarantine . Although remaining inside is a good way to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus , and is an important measure to help "flatten the curve" of daily cases that put pressure on our health care system , it could lead to a lesser evil: boredom and

THE Black Friday sales have seen chaos break out around the world, with fights, stampedes and a gun scare at shops in the US, Brazil, and South Africa. Shoppers scramble for cut-price televisions on Black Friday in Sao Paulo, BrazilCredit: Alamy Live News.

Traveling during the pandemic? Amtrak is offering a deal... with a catch

Amtrak wants you to have sweet dreams the next time you travel — so much so that it's sweetening the deal on its sleeper "roomettes" during the coronavirus pandemic. The rail service is offering a buy-one-get-one-free discount this summer for its roomette accommodation, which includes two seats that convert into beds, with a large window, fresh towels and linens and access to a private bathroom and shower in the car. If you haven't taken an Amtrak train during the coronavirus pandemic, expect some changes — Amtrak has enhanced the cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces and installed clear protective barriers at stations to reduce contact between passengers and employees. The offer ends Friday, for travel beginning July 13 through Sept. 30.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Coronavirus quarantine, Black Friday in July sales, Tiger Woods at Memorial: 5 things to know Friday

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