PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia 76ers are below quarantine in New York as a consequence of a constructive COVID-19 check for level guard Seth Curry. An individual aware of the scenario says the Sixers stayed in a single day after the staff discovered of Curry’s constructive end result throughout Thursday’s loss to the Nets. The individual spoke to The Related Press on Friday on situation of anonymity as a result of the staff has not made Curry’s situation public. The individual says that as of Friday morning, Curry was the one constructive check on the Sixers. The Sixers are scheduled to play Denver in Philadelphia on Saturday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (AP) – Penn State has employed Mike Yurcich as its offensive coordinator, changing Kirk Ciarrocca after a 12 months with the previous assistant from Texas and Ohio State. Yurcich was an offensive coordinator at Texas final season, however discovered himself out for the rely after the varsity fired coach Tom Herman final week. Yurcich was a passing recreation coordinator and quarterback coach for one season at Ohio State in 2019 after six productive seasons at Oklahoma State. Ciarrocca was employed out of Minnesota after final season by Nittany Lions coach James Franklin after offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne left to turn into head coach at Previous Dominion.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cam Sutton is prepared for his second within the limelight. Sutton will make the primary playoff begin of his profession when the Steelers host Cleveland within the wild-card spherical on Sunday evening. Sutton is changing veteran Joe Haden, who’s on the reserve / COVID-19 checklist. Sutton has bounced between positions ceaselessly throughout his 4 NFL seasons. He says expertise has made him a greater all-around participant as a result of it has pressured him to grasp the accountability of the 11 gamers on the sector.
CLEVELAND (AP) – The Browns lastly practiced for the playoffs. The staff returned to the sector to renew regular actions at its coaching middle, which has been closed since coach Kevin Stefanski examined constructive for COVID-19 together with 4 others. The Browns hadn’t been on the sector all week earlier than Sunday evening’s wild-card recreation in Pittsburgh. Stefanski mentioned he is assured defensive finish Myles Garrett will play regardless of being listed as questionable with a shoulder damage. He is not so certain about All-Professional proper deal with Jack Conklin, who reveals up with a “illness” on the damage report. It’s not identified if Conklin has signs of COVID-19.