The Latest: Jets assistant coach Jefferson to miss Sunday

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


New York Jets assistant head coach Shawn Jefferson will miss the team’s home game Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

Jefferson, who also oversees wide receivers for the team, has been deemed a high-risk close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

This is Jefferson’s second season with the Jets after being hired by head coach Adam Gase. He’s a former NFL receiver for the Chargers, Patriots and Falcons.


The Duke women’s basketball team has ended its season amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a person familiar with the situation. The men’s basketball team planned to continue playing.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the school has not publicly announced the decision.


Manchester City players Gabriel Jesus and Kyle Walker have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The team said two staff members also tested positive and that all four are self-isolating in accordance with Premier League and government protocols.

Gabriel Jesus has been slowed by injuries and has just four goals this season in all competitions. The Brazil forward scored 23 goals in 53 games last season.

England defender Walker is in his fourth season with City.

The club said it wished all four “a speedy recovery over the Christmas period ahead of their return to work, training and competition.”


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