PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hopeful they’ll have the ability to pull off their rescheduled sport with the Baltimore Ravens. The NFL has postponed Baltimore’s annual go to to Heinz Subject twice due to a COVID-19 outbreak among the many Ravens. Baltimore presently has 20 gamers on the COVID-19 reserve listing, together with quarterback Lamar Jackson. The Steelers have 4 gamers on the identical listing, together with working again James Conner. Coach Mike Tomlin known as it a “delicate state of affairs” however reiterated the 10-Zero Steelers wouldn’t use the disruption to their schedule as an excuse.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Kelce wore a brace on his injured elbow and wanted assist from a teammate to buckle his chin strap. Ache wasn’t going to cease him from enjoying. It rarely does. The Philadelphia Eagles’ three-time All-Professional middle will make his 100th consecutive begin Monday evening towards the Seattle Seahawks. For a second, it appeared the streak could be over when he received damage in a loss at Cleveland final Sunday. Kelce threw his helmet in frustration after leaving the sector, refused to enter the blue medical tent for an analysis and stomped alongside the sideline. He lastly went to get an X-ray however solely missed 5 snaps earlier than going again in.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jacy Sheldon scored 20 factors, Dorka Juhasz had a double-double and No. 20-ranked Ohio State overwhelmed Duquesne 82-47 within the season opener for each groups. Although Duquesne entered with a veteran group that features 4 graduate college students and two seniors, they had been outmatched by an Ohio State squad that introduced again all 5 starters and 6 of its high seven scorers from a yr in the past. Juhasz completed with 10 factors and 12 rebounds and Braxtin Miller scored 16. Laia Sole posted her third profession double-double with 10 factors and a career-high 12 rebounds for the Dukes.