The Latest: Roma winger Carles Prez positive for virus
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Spanish winger Carles Prez is the second Roma player to test positive for the coronavirus as the team opens its training camp for Serie A. Prez writes on Instagram that he feels fine and is totally asymptomatic.About 10 players have tested positive during the Italian leagues preseason. ___France coach Didier Deschamps says midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been left out of the national team squad. Deschamps 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
The Latest: Napoli says Andrea Petagna positive for virus
All rights reserved)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Napoli says forward Andrea Petagna has tested positive for COVID-19. Petagna is asymptomatic and had the test after his brother tested positive. Napoli signed Petagna from Spal in January but he remained on loan at the rival Serie A club until the end of the season. Roma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante said Wednesday that he has the coronavirus and Cagliari announced that three other players had also tested positive. ___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
The Latest: Wake Forest star receiver opts out of season
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Wake Forest all-conference wide receiver Sage Surratt has opted out of the coming season to prepare for the NFL draft amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 1,001 yards were the best for all power-conference receivers at the time of the injury, with four games of at least 150 yards last season. Surratts brother, Chazz, plays linebacker at North Carolina after starting his career as a quarterback and is also an NFL prospect. The university announced ticket plans that call for allowing 20 to 25% capacity at 92,746-seat Sanford Stadium, where the field is surrounded by hedges. The Bulldogs are offering single-game tickets in hopes of accommodating as many season ticket holders as possible for games against Auburn, Tennessee, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt.