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Rick Dennison out as Vikings coordinator after refusing COVID-19 vaccine, Patriots coach also out, per reports

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The Vikings and Pats both had O-line coach changes due to vaccine requirements
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Vikings say discussions with Rick Dennison are ongoing

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ESPN's report that Vikings offensive line coach Rick Dennison is out ultimately may be accurate. For now, it's at least premature. “The Vikings continue to hold discussions with Offensive Line Coach Rick Dennison regarding the NFL-NFLPA COVID-19 Protocols for training camp and preseason games,” the team said in a statement. “At this time, Coach Dennison
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Patriots part ways with coach reportedly over COVID-19 vaccine

Patriots part ways with coach reportedly over COVID-19 vaccine

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NFL guidelines require the COVID-19 vaccine be administered to all Tier 1 staff, which include coaches, front-office executives, equipment managers and scouts.
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Andy Reid: 90 percent of Chiefs players, 100 percent of staff are vaccinated

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When the NFL has released its numbers on COVID-19 vaccination rates, it hasn't disclosed the teams that have had 85 or 90 percent of its players receive a shot. But head coach Andy Reid revealed on Friday that the Chiefs are one of the teams leading the way. Reid told reporters that 90 percent of
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Hugely experienced NFL coach leaves job after refusing to take Covid-19 jab in football's first non-vaccination departure - report

Hugely experienced NFL coach leaves job after refusing to take Covid-19 jab in football's first non-vaccination departure - report

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Minnesota Vikings assistant Rick Dennison has reportedly left the team after refusing to take a vaccine for Covid-19, potenitally representing the first exit of its kind in the sport since jabs were made a requirement for staff.
In a ruling announced this summer, NFL bosses have ordered all staff at the designated 'Tier 1' elite coaching level of the sport to provide a valid religious or medical reason for not being vaccinated.
63-year-old Dennison, who won the Super Bowl three times as a coach with the Denver Broncos, where he also spent his entire playing career, has ended his two-season...
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Minnesota Vikings Assistant Coach Out After Refusing Covid Vaccine, Report Says

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Unlike players, NFL coaches are required to be vaccinated.
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Iranian refugee on verge of medal after 3 taekwondo wins

Iranian refugee on verge of medal after 3 taekwondo wins

TOKYO - Iranian defector Kimia Alizadeh is one victory away from winning the Refugee Olympic Team's first ever medal after three impressive wins in the Tokyo Games' taekwondo... Read more ...

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

TOKYO - Nobody was watching Ahmed Hafnaoui in lane eight of the Olympic pool. Read more ...

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Read more ...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare for school

Luisita Cruz raised enough money to purchase school supplies to stuff 138 backpacks for students as well as 20 bags full of supplies for teachers. Read more ...

Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for next race...

Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for next race after 2021 Olympic break

NASCAR is taking the Olympics off. Find out when it will return to racing. Read more ...

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

Bryson DeChambeau tested positive before leaving the United States for Tokyo. He'll be replaced on the four-person team by Patrick Reed. Read more ...

Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO - Naomi Osaka is back and still winning. Read more ...

By withdrawing, COVID-positive Crabb saved Gibb's Olympics

By withdrawing, COVID-positive Crabb saved Gibb's Olympics

TOKYO - At 45, Jake Gibb is almost certainly at his last Summer Games. And yet the four-time Olympian offered to give it up for the remote chance that Taylor Crabb could have... Read more ...

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

LOS ANGELES - Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the... Read more ...

US beats Australia, sets up likely title rematch with Japan

US beats Australia, sets up likely title rematch with Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan - The United States had just given up its first run and was two outs away from losing for the first time in the Olympic softball tournament. Read more ...