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The Latest: Broncos have no new positives, resume practice

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The Denver Broncos reported no new COVID-19 cases Saturday and returned to work a day after canceling practice following back-to-back days with positive test results.

Quarterback Jeff Driskel tested positive Thursday and kick returner Deontae Spencer tested positive Friday. Spencer’s infection prompted Broncos coach Vic Fangio to cancel Friday’s practice even though the NFL gave Denver permission to practice.

Fangio said Saturday there were no new COVID-19 cases and the team resumed on-field preparations

The Latest: Broncos have no new COVID-19 positive tests

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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The Denver Broncos reported no new COVID-19 cases Saturday and they returned to work a day after canceling practice following back-to-back days with positive test results.

QB Jeff Driskel tested positive Thursday and kick returner Deontae Spencer tested positive Friday. Spencer’s infection prompted Broncos coach Vic Fangio to cancel Friday’s practice even though the NFL gave Denver permission to practice.

Fangio said Saturday there were no new COVID-19 cases and the team resumed on-field preparations for

Radford visits JMU

Radford (0-1) vs. James Madison (1-1)

Atlantic Union Bank Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Radford and James Madison look to bounce back from losses. Radford fell short in a 77-62 game at Virginia Tech on Wednesday. James Madison lost 83-73 loss at home to Norfolk State on Friday.

FABULOUS FRESHMEN: James Madison’s Matt Lewis, Justin Amadi and Terrence Edwards have collectively scored 50 percent of all Dukes points this season.DOMINANT DRAVON: Dravon Mangum has connected on 20 percent of the five 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 75 percent of his foul

UTSA takes on UTRGV

UTSA (1-0) vs. Texas Rio Grande Valley (0-1)

UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UTSA plays Texas Rio Grande Valley in an early season matchup. UTSA blew out Texas-Permian Basin by 26 at home on Friday. Texas Rio Grande Valley lost 91-55 on the road to Texas on Wednesday.

DID YOU KNOW: UTSA went 3-7 against non-conference programs last season. In those 10 games, the Roadrunners gave up 78 points per game while scoring 72.3 per contest. Texas Rio Grande Valley went 1-9 in non-conference play, averaging 65.2 points and allowing 75.9 per game in the process.

Houston plays host to Texas Tech

Texas Tech (2-0) vs. Houston (2-0)

Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, Texas; Sunday, 5:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Texas Tech and Houston both look to put winning streaks together . Each team is coming off of a home victory this past Friday. Houston earned a 68-58 win over Boise State, while Texas Tech won easily 84-52 over Sam Houston State.

SUPER SENIORS: Houston’s Quentin Grimes, Marcus Sasser and DeJon Jarreau have collectively accounted for 53 percent of all Cougars scoring this season.MIGHTY MAC: Mac McClung has connected on 66.7 percent of the six 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 100

Louisville squares off against Prairie View

Prairie View (1-1) vs. Louisville (2-0)

KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View and Louisville both look to put winning streaks together . Prairie View won 64-61 over Evansville in its last outing. Louisville is coming off a 71-70 win at home over Seton Hall in its most recent game.

SQUAD LEADERS: Louisville’s Carlik Jones has averaged 18 points, 9.5 rebounds and 6.5 assists while Samuell Williamson has put up 11.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. For the Panthers, Jawaun Daniels has averaged 13.5 points and 6.5 rebounds while D’Rell Roberts has put up 13

Seattle faces Air Force

Air Force (0-0) vs. Seattle (2-0)

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Air Force plays Seattle in an early season matchup. Seattle is coming off a 77-53 win in Portland over William Jessup on Friday. Air Force went 12-20 last year and finished ninth in the MWC.

LEADING THE CHARGE: .GREEN LIGHT FOR GRIGSBY: Through two games, Seattle’s Riley Grigsby has connected on 54.5 percent of the 11 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also shooting 80 percent from the free throw line this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Air Force went 5-6 against non-conference teams last season. In those 11

The Latest: Ohio State unsure when team can resume practice

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Ohio State officials say they’re not sure when the team can practice again because of the outbreak of COVID-19 cases that forced cancellation of Saturday’s game at Illinois.

“It’s kind of fluid,” Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said.

Dr. Jim Borchers, the team physician, said the decision to cancel Saturday’s game came on Friday as the numbers increased. He said the program did not meet the threshold for cases that would have forced a seven-day pause of team activities.

The third-ranked Buckeyes

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Saban to sit out Iron Bowl…Trevor Lawrence returns for what could be final home game

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama hosts No. 22 Auburn Saturday in the Iron Bowl, which will have a different feel in this pandemic year with just 20,000 people in Bryant-Denny Stadium. This game won’t be the usual regular-season finale for the teams. And Alabama will be without coach Nick Saban, who tested positive for COVID -19 on Wednesday and had mild symptoms.

A win keeps Alabama squarely on the path toward the Southeastern Championship game and a potential playoff shot. It’s