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The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Illinois is playing Purdue without starting quarterback Brandon Peters and tight end Griffin Moore.
Both tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and will be sidelined 21 days per Big Ten protocol. Both would be eligible to return for the Nov. 21 game at Nebraska.
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Illinois also announced that contact tracing sidelined several other players for the Purdue game and next week’s game against Minnesota.
Sophomore Matt Robinson started at quarterback for the Ilini. He played in eight games last year and started two.
The Illini opened the season last week at Wisconsin, whose team has had 22 players and staff test positive for COVID-19 this week.
Wimbledon champion Simona Halep has tested positive for COVID-19 and says she has “mild symptoms.”
The 29-year-old Romanian player said on Twitter that she is self-isolating at home and “recovering well from mild symptoms.”
She added, “I feel good… we will get through this together.”
Halep is ranked No. 2 in the world. She won Wimbledon in 2019 and the French Open in 2018. Wimbledon was cancelled this year because of the pandemic.
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Halep skipped the U.S. Open due to fears of catching COVID-19. She said in August that she preferred to stay and train in Europe.
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