The Charlton County Indian football squad finally got to begin preparations for 2020 football on Monday. The team was divided into small groups at different times, allowing them to begin weight lifting, per Georgia High School Association guidelines.
Southeastern Conference teams were also allowed to begin voluntary workouts on campus on Monday. This is the first step in which college football fans are hoping leads to a full season.
The sporting world lost a pair of legendary faces last week when former Auburn football coach Pat Dye and Basketball Hall of Famer Wes Unseld passed away. Dye, who was 80, played collegiately at Georgia and led Auburn to four SEC titles in 12 years as he helped revive the Auburn program in the early 1980's. Unseld was a bruising, undersized center who won the Rookie of the Year along with the Most Valuable Player in his first season. He led the Washington Bullets to the 1978 NBA title near the end of his career. Unseld was 74 at the time of his death.
On Sunday, at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick claimed the checkered flag over Kyle Busch and Martin Truex, Jr. for his second win of the season.
NASCAR will hold two races again this week. On Wednesday they will be racing at the Martinsville Speedway before heading south on Sunday to race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The NBA Board of Governors have agreed to resume their season on July 31 in Orlando. Twenty-two of the league's 30 teams will be present and play eight regular season games before the final 16 playoff teams earn their way into the postseason.
Meanwhile, the WNBA is in early talks with the city of Bradenton, Florida for a twenty-two game season that would possibly begin July 24. Games would take place at the IMG Academy if approved.
Major league baseball is no closer to returning than last week after the owners and players can't agree on the number of games to be played and the amount of their salaries that will be paid. The owners proposed a 50 game season while the players countered with a 114 game deal, which the owners rejected.
The PGA Tour will resume beginning on Thursday at the Charles Schwab Classic in Fort Worth.