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Monday Sports Update – Cowboys Gregory Wants To Be Reinstated

(Frisco, TX) — Randy Gregory could return to the Cowboys’ front four in 2020. Multiple-outlets report the defensive end Gregory will file for reinstatement after being suspended indefinitely in 2018 for marijuana, his fourth such suspension. The new Collective Bargaining Agreement calls for significant reductions on penalties for marijuana usage and eliminate suspensions for testing positive. Gregory has played in 28 games and been suspended for 30 since drafted in 2015.

Texans Make Understated Release On Johnson Trade

(Houston, TX) — When the Texans sent Pro Bowl receiver DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals for running back David Johnson, it created big bold headlines and lengthy sports talk radio rants and raves. The Texans officially announced the trade over the weekend with little fanfare. It was a four-paragraph, 90-word release.

Texans Make It Official Sign Murray

(Houston, TX) — Eric Murray will be joining the Texans’ secondary. He signed a three-year contract worth up to slightly more than 20-million dollars guaranteed. He played with the Browns last season and entered the league as a Chiefs’ 2016 fourth-round draft pick out of Minnesota. The Texans also officially announced the signings of free agents wideout Randall Cobb, safety Jaylen Watkins and tackle Brent Qvale.

Patriots Sign QB Hoyer

(Foxborough, MA) — The New England Patriots are already adding options to replace quarterback Tom Brady. The Pats signed Brian Hoyer to a deal over the weekend, and he joins a QB room that also features Jarrett Stidham. Brady finalized a contract with the Buccaneers last week after 20 seasons with the Patriots.

MLB Streaming Free Games

(Undated) — Major League Baseball is giving back to fans with the league shut down. Every game from the past two seasons can be streamed on MLB-dot-TV for free. The regular season isn’t expected to begin until May at the earliest.

NBA Players Will Receive Full Salaries On April 1st

(Undated) — Rockets and Stars players will receive their full paychecks on April 1st, but after that there are some question marks. A memo to teams left open the possibility of recouping future salaries for canceled games and revenue loss on April 15th because of the coronavirus outbreak

Olympic Games Committee Discussing Possible Postponement

(Tokyo, Japan) — Rockets’ stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook may not be playing for the USA in the Olympics this year. Mavericks’ stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzings might not be suiting up for their respective countries in late July for their respective countries at the Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee announced yesterday a deadline on whether to postpone the 2020 Olympics will be made sometime in the next four weeks. They are adamant the games will not be canceled, but only delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Canada and Australia announced they are pulling the plug sending athlete to the 2020 Olympics.

NCAA Postpones Baylor’s Infractions Hearing

(Indianapolis, IN) — The NCAA has postponed Baylor’s infraction hearing, which was scheduled for April. The NCAA has eradicated personal contact at its Indianapolis office through May 31st due to coronavirus. Baylor football faces violations allegations during former coach Art Briles’ time at the school. Briles was fired in May 2016, also Baylor president Ken Starr lost his job and athletic director Ian McGraw resigned as the university did a house cleaning.

 


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