The Latest: 9 Oklahoma football players positive for virus
August 16, 2020
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Nine Oklahoma football players tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a break in preseason camp.
Coach Lincoln Riley made the announcement during a Zoom call Saturday.
Riley announced on Aug. 8 that the Sooners were temporarily pausing preseason practices because of schedule changes. He gave players the option of returning home, though most stayed on campus.
After the initial testing in preparation for the July 1 start of workouts, the program had just one positive result until this week. There...