The Latest: Eagles' Dillard helping athletes at alma mater

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A locked gate is seen by the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City was due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match Saturday March 14, 2020, after all English soccer games were cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. For most people, the new COVID-19 coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, but for some it can cause more severe illness.(AP Photo/Jon Super)

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


Current Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Andre Dillard is helping the athletes at his alma mater.

Dillard helped cover the costs of care packages that were sent to every athlete at Washington State. The packages included strength and conditioning items, nutritional supplements and resistance bands. They were sent to all athletes across the 15 sports offered at Washington State.

Dillard was a third-team AP All-American selection his senior season at Washington State in 2018. He was the 22nd overall pick in last year’s draft by the Eagles and started four games as a rookie.


The Breeders’ Cup is donating cash to help racetrack backstretch communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Lexington, Kentucky-based organization gave $25,000 to the Race Track Chaplaincy of America. The money will be allocated to help those most in need at various backstretch communities.