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Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler, David Perdue Oppose Changing Atlanta Braves Name

Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue issed a joint statement Monday, stating that they are opposed to the Atlanta Braves changing their name. The statement comes on the same day Cleveland Indians owner Paul Dolan told the Associated Press (AP) his team’s name “is no longer acceptable in our world.”

A general view of The Battery Atlanta connected to Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves, on March 26, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Major League Baseball has postponed the start of its season indefinitely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ohio Coronavirus Rules Allow Wrestling, But Not Shaking Hands

The Ohio High School Athletic Association released an update to their Coronavirus regulations December 1, with predictable rules such as the wearing of masks while in community areas and during team travel, and temperature testing before competition. However, it also included some seemingly contradictory rules such as the elimination of athlete handshakes pre- and post-match. Officials are also no longer allowed to indicate the winner of the match by raising the wrestler’s hand.

Photos from a wrestling meet between three Des Moines high school teams: Hoover/Lincoln, North and Roosevelt.

VIDEO: Youth Coach Banned for Life, Charged with Child Abuse After Hitting Player

A youth football coach from Georgia was charged with child abuse on Friday after a video went viral showing him allegedly hitting one of his players during a playoff game in Florida. The American Youth Football (AYF) league called the coach’s actions a “complete breach” of its code of conduct and slapped him with a lifetime ban from its activities.

Football placed on field – Players getting ready for the game

SI’s 2020 Sportsperson of the Year: The Activist Athlete

Lakers star LeBron James, WNBA’s Breanna Stewart, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, tennis champ Naomi Osaka, and former Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif were named 2020 Sportspersons of the Year by Sports Illustrated (SI) for being “champions on the field, and champions for others off it.”

LeBron James

Report: Eight Fans Test Positive for Coronavirus After Attending Cowboys Game

Eight people claimed to be at AT&T Stadium in Arlington before contracting the Chinese coronavirus in October and November, WFAA reported. Tarrant County, where the stadium is located, reported 2,112 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, setting a single-day record. Texas now has over 1 million cases.

A general view at AT&T Stadium before a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals on October 19, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)