Friday, April 3, 2020
The Patriots’ private plane is back in Boston with some precious supplies. It was used to bring back more than one-million masks from China for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19. Governor Charlie Baker was there to thank owner Robert Kraft on the tarmac at Logan.
The NFL’s chief medical officer says prerequisites must be set in order to start the season on time. Dr. Allen Sills tells NFL.com that widespread coronavirus testing would have to be in place by then. League counsel Jeff Pash previously said they expect to start on time.
Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is proposing a home run derby to settle extra inning games once the season begins. He tells Spectrum SportsNet, after a normal 10th inning, three hitters from each team would get five outs each to see who hits the most home runs.
Former NFL offensive tackle Tony Boselli is opening up about his fight with the coronavirus. The 47-year-old says he told himself he didn’t want to die in the hospital. Boselli says he is home now and feeling better but is still weak and battling fatigue.
The Las Vegas Raiders’ deal with cornerback Eli Apple is off. ESPN reports the two sides were unable to finalize a contract and Apple remains a free agent. The 24-year-old spent last season in New Orleans. He has three interceptions over 51 career games with the Giants and Saints.