Apr 06, 2020 8:19 PM

NFL going for virtual format for upcoming draft

Posted Apr 06, 2020 8:19 PM

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined procedures for the April 23-25 draft.

The guidelines include no group gatherings. All team facilities were closed on March 26 and Goodell has ordered them to remain shut indefinitely.

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Nine selected for the Basketball Hall of Fame

UNDATED (AP) — Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett headline a nine-person group announced today as this year’s enshrinees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. They all got into the Hall in their first year of eligibility, as did WNBA great Tamika Catchings.

Two-time NBA champion coach Rudy Tomjanovich (tahm-JAHN'-oh-vich), longtime Baylor women’s coach Kim Mulkey, 1,000-game winner Barbara Stevens of Bentley and three-time Final Four coach Eddie Sutton were also selected. So was former FIBA (FEE'-bah) Secretary General Patrick Baumann.