(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings reportedly discussed the idea of bringing back a former receiver. According to the Pioneer Press, made contact with former receiver Jarius Wright. The receiver played with the Vikings from 2012-2017. The report also states the chances aren’t high of Wright returning to Minnesota.
(Undated) — The medical director of the NFL Players Association says he’s optimistic there will be a 2020 season in some form. Speaking on a podcast with ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Thom Mayer said the NFL and union will know a lot more in May or early June about whether playing is viable.
(Undated) — The NBA might not be back on the court but its players might have some online competition against each other soon. According to reports, the league is considering a video game tournament with reps from each team playing NBA 2k. The league hopes to launch the league later this week with stars around the league taking part.
(Undated) — The ongoing coronavirus could continue to further delay the MLB from beginning its season. With states such as Florida and many others ordering a stay-at-home order that extends well into May in some cases, it could be some time before we see the season begin with time being needed to prep and get ready. According to the New York Post, the league is expected to review Florida’s latest executive order and comply.
(Minneapolis, MN) — A Golden Gopher is declaring for the NBA Draft. Sophomore guard Marcus Carr announced he’s declaring for the 2020 draft. Carr averaged 15.4 points per game. He joins fellow Gopher Daniel Oturu as members of the team to declare for the draft.
(Indianapolis, IN) — The NCAA Division One Council is granting an extra year of eligibility to student-athletes in spring sports whose seasons were cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. It applies to all spring athletes, not just seniors, but does not include winter sports such as basketball and hockey.