World Health advisors warned against Lions return trip
Lions QB David Blough goes berserk as wife Melissa Gonzalez qualifies for Olympic semifinal
Colombia's Melissa Gonzalez qualified for the Olympic semifinal in the 400-meter hurdles on Saturday, and no one was more excited than Detroit Lions quarterback David Blough. The Lions hosted a Friday night watch party to help Blough cheer Gonzalez on, and thankfully had the camera rolling when Gonzalez finished second in the first heat with a time of 55.32 seconds, a new Colombian national record. You can really see Blough's nervous energy asThe Lions hosted a Friday night watch party to help Blough cheer Gonzalez on, and thankfully had the camera rolling when Gonzalez finished second in the first heat with a time of 55.32 seconds, a new Colombian national record.
Health advisors in Jersey have warned ministers against a decision to allow the British and Irish Lions to return to the island from South Africa.
The rugby squad are expected to arrive in Jersey on Monday, but will not follow the rules for red-list countries, which South African is on.
Jersey's Scientific and Technical Advisory Cell (STAC) said it could set a "dangerous travel precedent".
The government has been approached for a comment.
The Lions have beenfollowing their final game against the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
When Calvin Johnson retired, he left a Hall of Fame legacy that hopefully won't be forgotten
Calvin Johnson left the NFL long before it was his time to leave. It's just the greatness he showed with the Detroit Lions. Johnson will be formally inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. But the early retirement also changed his legacy. He didn't have the early-retirement cache of Gale Sayers, Jim Brown or Barry Sanders, especially playing a position in which his numbers won't look so dominant as passing stats keep going up. Johnson's sudden retirement was complicated. He became a clear Hall of Famer when he retired.
South Africa is currently on the UK's red list of "banned" countries,.
It means people travelling from the country to Jersey must isolate for 10 days upon arrival, regardless of their vaccination status.
They also must be tested for Covid-19 on day zero, day five and day 10.
However, an exception agreed by ministers means the Lions and their coaches will only be required to isolate until they receive a negative arrivals test if they are fully vaccinated.
Those who have not received two doses will isolate for five days from arrival.
All players and coaches will also be PCR tested for Covid-19 every day for their first 10 days in Jersey.
held on 28 June revealed the committee had "unease" about the proposal and it feared Jersey could be viewed as a "back door" to the UK.
Report: Calvin Johnson turned down Lions’ offer of $500,000 a year for 28 hours of work
Calvin Johnson, the Lions wide receiver who is being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, has been at odds with his former team since they exercised their right to force him to pay back $1.6 million of his signing bonus when he retired while still under contract. And a recent offer [more]According Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions sent Johnson a proposal to pay back the $1.6 million by paying him $500,000 a year for three years in exchange for Johnson doing 28 hours a year of work for the team, plus a one-time donation of $100,000 to Johnson’s foundation.
"Whilst noting the proposal's intentions to assist the BIL [Lions], Dr Muscat [Dr Ivan Muscat, consultant microbiologist] remained concerned that the cell would be setting a dangerous travel precedent if it acceded to the terms of the proposal," it read.
Deputy Chief Minister Lyndon Farnham previously said it was "fitting" the Lions started and ended their campaign in Jersey.
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Craig Reynolds introduced himself in Lions huddle before scoring TD .
Running back Craig Reynolds may not wind up making the Lions’ 53-man roster, but his stay in Detroit will include at least one memorable story. The Lions signed Reynolds after he tried out for the team on Thursday and they put him in the lineup on Friday night against the Bills because they were short [more]The Lions signed Reynolds after he tried out for the team on Thursday and they put him in the lineup on Friday night against the Bills because they were short on backs with D'Andre Swift out with an injury. There was no practice time between his signing and the game, which meant Reynolds was in an unusual position when he hit the huddle for the first time.