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Emotional Towns says mom in coma with virus

The Wolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns said Tuesday night that his mother is in a medically induced coma with a coronavirus diagnosis and urged the public to take the pandemic seriously.

NFL to implement leaguewide coronavirus rules

The NFL sent out league-wide workplace and operational mandates that largely reflect those in place by local and state governments across the country. Among the directives, team facilities were to remain closed with few exceptions.

Clippers’ Ballmer agrees to buy Forum for $400M

Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has reached an agreement to purchase The Forum in Inglewood, through a new company, for $400 million in cash from The Madison Square Garden Company, it was announced.

Can Cam Newton’s second act live up to the first?

For much of Newton’s career, his every action sparked national attention. Now, it’s his reaction — to his recovery, to his release — that will define the reinvention of one of the most dynamic athletes the NFL has seen.

Brady preaches adaptability in new life with Bucs

Tom Brady, speaking Tuesday on a conference call for the first time as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, said he has to “adapt and evolve” as he takes on this new challenge.

Source: WR Anderson leaves Jets for Panthers

Receiver Robby Anderson, who caught 52 passes for 779 yards and 2 touchdowns last season for the Jets, has reached a two-year, $20 million deal with the Panthers, a source told ESPN.

Sources: Mets’ Syndergaard to have TJ surgery

Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery in the near future, sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan.