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Wide receiver Mike Williams (left), deemed a close contact, was one of two Chargers who joined Keenan Allen on the NFL's COVID/Reserve list.

Chargers’ COVID issues adding up as Mike Williams, Chris Harris Jr. added to Reserve list

Both players were close contacts and are "day to day", but with Keenan Allen previously testing positive, Los Angeles could be minus its top two receivers Sunday.

Sports Log
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young the SEC’s offensive player of the year on Wednesday.

Alabama QB Bryce Young, LB Will Anderson Jr. named SEC players of year

It was the second straight year Alabama had the offensive and defensive players of the year, with Heisman-winning wide receiver DeVonta Smith and cornerback Patrick Surtain taking the awards in 2020.

Tennis
Serena Williams, the seven-time champion, has withdrawn from the Australian Open.

Serena Williams withdraws from Australian Open: ‘I am not where I need to be physically to compete’

Williams, 40, did not specify what if any injuries she was dealing with but said she was acting on medical advice.

Dorchester Eagles 14-under football team to play for Pop Warner national title in Orlando

Eagles defeated Hartford (Conn.), 29-0, on Wednesday to reach the Pop Warner Division 1 Super Bowl on Saturday at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla.

Basketball
Cheryl Reeve has been the coach of four WNBA championship teams in Minnesota.

USA Basketball names Cheryl Reeve to be coach of women’s national team

The Minnesota Lynx coach and general manager has been an assistant on the last two Olympic teams.

golf
Tiger Woods and his son Charlie played in the 2020 father-son tournament in Orlando, Fla.

Tiger Woods will return to golf competition in the PNC ‘father-son’ event Dec. 18

Woods will play with his son Charlie in the unofficial event, his first golf tournament since his car crash last February.

NHL
Anaheim Ducks center Trevor Zegras  lifted the puck on his stick as he prepared to deliver a pass to his teammate.

Watch: Former Boston University forward Trevor Zegras pulls off amazing assist for Anaheim Ducks

Zegras scooped the puck onto the blade of his stick behind the net and lobbed it over goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen’s head, where Sonny Milano batted it past Luukkonen’s glove for a goal.

SPORTS LOG
Connecticut's Paige Bueckers (center) is helped off the court by Amari DeBerry (left) and Evina Westbrook (right) in the second half of the game against Notre Dame on Sunday.

UConn’s Paige Bueckers to miss 6-8 weeks with knee injury

Paige Bueckers had scored 22 points before the knee injury for her fourth 20-point game of the season for the 5-1 Huskies.