Saints’ Sanders out after positive COVID-19 test

Saints receiver Emmanuel Sanders will miss Sunday’s game against the Panthers after testing positive for COVID-19, coach Sean Payton said Friday. And receiver Michael Thomas may miss the game due to a hamstring injury.

Sources: NBA discussions include Christmas start

The NBA’s board of governors on Friday is discussing possible changes to plans for the 2020-21 season, including starting as quickly as possible, playing fewer than 82 games and not waiting for fans to be permitted to all league arenas, sources told ESPN.

Source: Eagles believe Jackson has ankle sprain

The Eagles believe WR DeSean Jackson suffered a high ankle sprain during Thursday night’s win, but he is undergoing an MRI to see if he might need surgery, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.