World News – US – Atalanta cruise, Inter held in Serie A as Juve-Napoli amid coronavirus chaos


Papu Gomez extended his goal streak to give Atalanta a third consecutive 5-2 victory over Cagliari on Sunday as title rivals Inter Milan were stuck 1-1 in a bad mood against Lazio in Rome where both teams finished one man down

Champions Juventus’ clash against Napoli later Sunday remained in doubt as Southerners did not travel to Turin due to two cases of coronavirus

« No, everything is like Saturday, » a spokesperson for Naples told AFP, when asked about a possible departure for Turin, a few hours before kick-off

Lega Serie A have insisted that all health protocols are in place to ensure the game goes safely as planned in Turin at 6:45 p.m. GMT

In Bergamo, Atalanta struck hard in their first home game this season, bringing their total to 13 goals in three games played, to climb to the top of the Serie A table

But Inter lost points for the first time in this campaign despite playing 20 minutes with one more player after Ciro Immobile was sent off from Lazio

Gasperini’s side had four goals at the break with Luis Muriel opening after seven minutes

Gomez exploded in the distant second just before the half hour, five minutes after Uruguayan defender Diego Godin brought Cagliari to the level of his debut since leaving Inter Milan

Joao Pedro cut the Sardinian deficit after the break, but Sam Lammers scored his home opener with an impressive solo effort nine minutes to go

In Rome, Lautaro Martinez gave the advantage to Antonio Conte’s teams after half an hour of absence on an effort from Ivan Perisic deflected, but Sergej Milinkovic-Savic led to the equalizer ten minutes later the start of the second period

Immobile was sent off after 69 minutes for knocking at Arturo Vidal with Inter’s Stefano Sensi also seeing red with just minutes to go

Hellas Verona fell to their first loss of the season with Jasmin Kurtic scoring after just one minute to give Parma a first win this campaign

In Turin, confusion reigned over Napoli’s roster, after midfielder Eljif Elmas and Poland international Piotr Zielinski contracted the virus

The team did not leave Naples due to measures by regional health authorities, despite Lega Serie A insisting conditions were safe

« The protocol provides rules, which allow league matches to be played even with positive tests, lining up players who test negative, » Serie A said

These measures are « applicable to the situation of Naples, which has two positive players for Covid-19 », added La Liga Serie A

The league said it had « a precise rule to adopt in the event of multiple positives which could lead to the postponement of matches only upon the occurrence of certain conditions which, for the moment, do not apply in the case of Napoli »

Juventus have confirmed they will ‘go to the pitch’ as ​​planned despite two positive tests among their squad with coach Andrea Pirlo naming their match day squad

If Napoli do not play for Gennaro Gattuso’s side, who have won their two Serie A matches so far this season, would lose the game 3-0

The league applies UEFA rules which state that a match can take place as long as a team has 13 healthy players, including a goalkeeper

The only possible exemption would be a club that has an active Covid-19 outbreak with more than ten new positive cases in a week

The Genoa game against Torino on Saturday has been postponed with the Ligurian club, which lost 6-0 to Napoli last weekend, with 22 cases, including 17 players

Lakers fans are angry with Kyle Kuzma’s performance this year, prompting them to present a petition saying Kuzma should not receive a ring if the team wins the final

The 2020 college football season is only a few weeks old, but there are four college football playoff contenders who already appear to have started to go their separate ways

The Tigers fell to No 13 and the Longhorns fell to No 22

It was the summer of 1963, Bob Gibson was already well on his way to establishing himself as one of the scariest and most intimidating pitchers in Big League history. Pete Rose was a 22-year-old rookie, the cocky Cincinnati kid with a crew cut As Rose remembers that night in St. Louis, he was playing second when Gibson hit a brace early in the game

Former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm took another step towards another title with her dominant win over Irene Aldana at UFC Fight Island 4, but she was not among the fighters who walked away with a performance bonus of $ 50,000

Performance of the night: Germaine de Randamie

UFC first featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie put in a strong performance against Julianna Pena on Fight Island on Saturday

de Randamie fought back and forth with Pena Just as it appeared that Pena was taking control of the fight, de Randamie caught her in a guillotine choke and put her opponent to sleep

With his last bantamweight bouts, de Randamie hopes to add a title shot to his accolades after his Performance of the Night effort.

Performance of the night: Kyler Phillips

Kyler Phillips won his $ 50,000 bonus at UFC Fight Island 4 with his punishing finish from Cameron Else Phillips stopped the fight with punches and elbows just 44 seconds after the second round

Performance of the night: Dusko Todorovic

Serbian Dusko Todorovic made his official Octagon debut on Saturday in style He opened the UFC Fight Island 4 main card by finishing Dequan Townsend at 3:15 of the second round

Performance of the night: Luigi Vendramini

Although Luigi Vendramini lost his Octagon debut just over two years ago, he returned with a vengeance on Fight Island.

Vendramini opened UFC Fight Island 4 by taking just 72 seconds to end Jessin Ayari’s night.The victory earned Vendramini one of four Night Performance Bonuses of $ 50,000.

No Fight of the Night bonus has been awarded to UFC Fight Night 4

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Performance of the night: Germaine De Randamie Performance of the night: Kyler Phillips Performance of the night: Dusko Todorovic Performance of the night: Luigi Vendramini

MLB has released start times for the division rounds, and the Dodgers will play night games against the San Diego Padres starting Tuesday

The Warriors have inspired every team to embrace the Davis small ball, and the Lakers could force the NBA to go beyond

Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski concocts the Browns’ first game since the scrum

Martina Trevisan has been video chatting from her hotel room with her mental trainer every day en route to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros, a race the 159th qualifier admits to be «  a bit  » shocking, but not as much for her as for everyone else It has helped her over the past two years, not just the past two weeks, which also featured unexpected victories over 20th seed Coco Gauff and Maria Sakkari

Sebastian Korda has pocketed over $ 200,000 from his run in the last 16 matches at Roland Garros, but was happier convincing childhood idol Rafael Nadal to give him a signed shirt

Ryan Blaney was involved in a multiple car crash that involved Kyle Busch and eliminated Aric Almirola

The NFL is confident enough about the negative tests on the Patriots and Chiefs to postpone their game until Monday night

Germany’s world No.7 Alexander Zverev has already violated the spirit of Covid-19 protocols once this year, having his photo taken at a Riviera beach bar in June after he had promised to isolate Now Zverev appears to have committed a second offense while playing in the Roland Garros fourth round match on Sunday while suffering from a 38-degree fever and severe nasal congestion In all probability he had nothing more sinister than a cold. But could he really be sure? A statement from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) revealed that Zverev did not consult tournament medics prior to the match During the German portion of his post-match press conference, he said his physio , Hugo Gravil, had suffered from a cold a fortnight ago and that he believed to have contracted this The FFT added that the last negative Covid test of Zverev had taken place on September 29, the result being delivered the next day The rule says he has five days left before he has to take another test, which would take him until Monday Considering he was suffering from cold symptoms, you might have thought he would have shown up for an additional test, just to be sure.Once at the Roland Garros venue on Sunday, Zverev was listless and with heavy legs during in a 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 loss to 19-year-old Italian Jannik Sinner He eventually called the doctor in court in the first set, even if it was only to ask for a nasal spray to clear his congestion. After the match, Zverev admitted he shouldn’t have played – although his reasoning was that he hadn’t been healthy enough to compete properly, not that he was worried about potentially spreading the pandemic. When asked if he thought he was suffering from Covid-19, he refused to answer « I am completely sick, » Zverev said « I can’t really breathe, as you can hear by my voice. had a fever too I’m not in the best physical condition I would say I think it had a little effect on today’s game « I just put the ball in the court and let him do it all » , added Zverev « I shouldn’t have played. Maybe I was hoping for a three-set victory or something, but I knew from the start that it wasn’t going to be easy » As a youngster doing his first appearing in week two of a major, Sinner was understandably reluctant to criticize his defeated opponent When asked if he was worried Zverev might have been contagious, he replied, “I think he’s an honest guy, so if he says he has a cold, fever or something, I trust himZverev was part of Novak Djokovic’s ill-fated Adria tour in June The glaring lack of social distancing at the event – which extended to players doing limbo while half-naked at a Belgrade nightclub – saw Djokovic himself, Borna Coric, Viktor Troicki and Grigor Dimitrov contract Covid-19, as well as several members of the support staff Zverev was not infected, but his promise to self-isolate after the event was revealed to be false by a video from the Anjuna Plage Beach Club in Eze

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Harrison Smith was kicked out following a questionable targeting call and Mike Zimmer was NOT happy with it

Those hanging out in the very low-stakes barn at the Pimlico Race Course this week joked that Authentic would watch the Swiss Skydiver filly every time she walked past «  He gave her a good look today,  » said jockey Robby Albarado Swiss Skydiver added one last memorable moment to cap a season of Triple Crown upside down, beating favorite Authentic by a neck after a stretch duel in the Preakness Stakes race without fans on Saturday

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