6:45 LRN Sportscast July 30

S-E-C athletic director’s reportedly have agreed to a 10-game conference only football schedule this season. Sports Illustrated reports the league’s presidents will have the final say and they are expected to discuss the matter today, but might wait until next week to vote.

LSU Coach Ed Orgeron made a virtual appearance before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club and talked about how his team has been preparing for the season, while trying to avoid a coronavirus outbreak…
cut 17 (16) “….the country’

The NBA restarts its season tonight inside the Walt Disney World Bubble near Orlando. The Pelicans will face the Utah Jazz at 5:30 PM and Zion Williamson is a game time decision after returning to practice this week.

The Saints are still going through the coronavirus onboarding process. Players, coaches, executives and staff members are going through extensive COVID-19 testing. Physicals are scheduled for this weekend, if testing goes well. Even though there was no offseason conditioning program, Coach Sean Payton expects the players will be in great shape
cut 19 (24) “…livelihood”
Payton also says despite efforts to promote social distancing and wearing masks inside the team’s training facility, he expects there will be games that will not be played this season because of outbreaks that occur within a team.