The NBA's COVID-19 protocol is necessarily rigorous, but it's thus far had a disproportionate effect on teams' training staffs.
The state of play: The league's 153-page document includes myriad new responsibilities, with team employees in charge of testing, contact tracing and more.
DeVonta Smith scored three touchdowns to help top-ranked Alabama beat No. 3 Ohio State 52-24 to win the national championship on Monday night.
The big picture: It's the sixth championship for Alabama under coach Nick Saban and the cap to a tumultuous college season that saw dozens of games canceled due to the pandemic.
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Driving the news: Belichick said while he was initially flattered to be offered the award, "the tragic events of last week occurred," and he has decided not to move forward.
The pandemic may have upended the sports world, but business is booming for its top agencies.
By the numbers: The 40 most valuable sports agencies in the world negotiated deals worth over $56 billion in 2020 and brought in commissions worth $2.9 billion — a 10% rise from 2019 and a 55% gain since 2015, per Forbes.
The Professional Golfers' Association announced Sunday night that its board of directors voted "to terminate the agreement" to hold the 2022 PGA Championship at President Trump's New Jersey golf course.
Driving the news: PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh said in a video posted to the organization's website it had "become clear" that having the championship hosted at Trump Bedminster "would be detrimental to the PGA of America brand, and would put at risk the PGA's ability to deliver our many programs, and sustain the longevity of our mission."