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Baseball has its first players opting out of returning this season because of concerns over Cove In 19 Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake announced through his agent he wouldn't be playing this season. Later In the afternoon, a pair of Washington nationals announced they wouldn't be reporting to camp July 1st. Ryan Zimmerman, Joe Ross, both sided family reasons for their choice. Then Ian Desmond of the Colorado Rockies plans to sit out this season to be with his family and help the youth baseball program in his hometown in Florida. Meanwhile, on the gridiron, with training camps moving ahead as scheduled, the NFL Players Association is telling agents to discuss Corona virus risk factors with their clients. According to a letter sent to agents that directs them to have players review information from the CDC with their personal physician by mid July. And when the MBA resumes the 2020 season, players will be allowed to replace the names on their jerseys with statements on social justice that sport some self, Everett

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