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Re­port: For­mer All-Pro RB Bell set to join Chiefs

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For­mer All-Pro run­ning back Le’Veon Bell told ESPN on Thurs­day that he will sign with the de­fend­ing Su­per Bowl cham­pion Chiefs.

Bell, 28, joined the Jets last sea­son af­ter sit­ting out all of the pre­vi­ous sea­son and had 863 yards and three TDs in 17 to­tal games with the team.

The Chiefs play the Jets in Week 8.

■ The NFL is re­quir­ing play­ers and team staff mem­bers to iso­late if they ex­pe­ri­ence COVID-19 symp­toms, even if their most re­cent test re­sult was neg­a­tive. On Thurs­day, Browns WR Odell Beck­ham Jr. was sent home be­cause of an ill­ness and Lions RB Adrian Peter­son didn’t prac­tice due to an ill­ness. There were no specifics yet on Beck­ham’s ill­ness, but ESPN re­ported that Peter­son’s wasn’t re­lated to COVID-19. ... The Fal­cons shut down their fa­cil­ity af­ter a team per­son­nel of­fi­cia tested pos­i­tive for COVID-19. ... Hall of Fame DE Fred Dean died Wed­nes­day af­ter be­ing hos­pi­tal­ized for COVID-19, ac­cord­ing to re­ports. He was 68. Dean be­gan his ca­reer with the Charg­ers be­fore a trade to the 49ers in 1981. He won two Su­per Bowls with the 49ers.

Col­lege foot­ball: Satur­day’s game be­tween No. 8 Cincin­nati and Tulsa was post­poned Thurs­day be­cause of pos­i­tive COVID-19 cases at Cincin­nati and quar­an­tin­ing of ath­letes at the school. The game was resched­uled for Dec. 5. ... For­mer Florida State coach Bobby Bow­den was re­leased from a hos­pi­tal af­ter be­ing t reated f or COVID-19. The 90-year-old Col­lege Hall of Famer was hos­pi­tal­ized Oct. 6.

Golf: Adrian Otaegui of Spain fired an open­inground 10-un­der 62 to take a three-shot lead at the Scot­tish Cham­pi­onship.

NHL: The Sen­a­tors signed F Ev­genii Dadonov to a three-year, $15 mil­lion con­tract. Dadonov, 31, had 47 points in 69 games last sea­son.

Tennis: Reilly Opelka saved four break points in the fi­nal set be­fore beat­ing de­fend­ing champ and No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev of Rus­sia 2-6, 5-7, 4-6 to reach the quar­ter­fi­nals at the St. Peters­burg Open.

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