The Latest: Notre Dame’s lone game outside ACC against USF

first_imgDeschamps says “he had a test yesterday which was positive this morning.”Pogba has been replaced in the squad by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga ahead of upcoming Nations League qualifiers against Sweden and Croatia.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports East Carolina paused football activities indefinitely last week after a coronavirus cluster was reported within the team. The school’s announcement said there had been 10 positives associated with the football team.The school later announced that it would go to online-only undergraduate classes as of Wednesday due to multiple clusters on campus.East Carolina is now scheduled to open the season Sept. 26 against No. 21 UCF at home. Marshall was scheduled to open with Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 5.___Soccer games and other sports events in Germany will likely remain without fans until next year after Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that a ban on large events will be extended to Dec. 31. August 27, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Notre Dame announced it will play South Florida on Sept. 19 as its lone nonconference game of the football season. Associated Press The Fighting Irish will play as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference this season, a move made in response to the coronavirus pandemic altering schedules of the Power Five conferences.The USF game will be part of a three-game series between Notre Dame and South Florida, with future dates to be determined and one home game for the Bulls in Tampa, Florida.___The Sept. 12 game between East Carolina and Marshall has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.ECU announced the postponement Thursday, saying the schools hope to reschedule the game this season. The game was scheduled for this year to mark the 50th anniversary of the Marshall plane crash that killed 70 passengers and five crew members returning from the Thundering Herd’s game at ECU in November 1970. Merkel met with her 16 state governors on Thursday to discuss how to proceed as coronavirus infections rise again in Germany. Sport was not the main focus of the talks, but it is covered by the decision to extend the ban on events where hygiene and tracing can’t be ensured. That ban was set to expire Oct. 31 but was extended two months.___Spanish winger Carles Pérez is the second Roma player to test positive for the coronavirus as the team opens its training camp for Serie A.He joins goalkeeper Antonio Mirante. The Latest: Notre Dame’s lone game outside ACC against USF Pérez writes on Instagram that he feels fine and is “totally asymptomatic.”About 10 players have tested positive during the Italian league’s preseason.Serie A is scheduled to start Sept. 19.___France coach Didier Deschamps says midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been left out of the national team squad.last_img read more