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    According to Mike Freeman, an NFL Columnist, former Jag Tony Boselli has the Coronavirus and was recently admitted to a Jacksonville-Area hospital because of it. Mike Also tweeted: “He was initially in the intensive care unit. I’m told he’s doing better but is still receiving treatment.”
  • St Johns County announced that they will be closing access to beaches Sunday night.  In an article posted by Action News Jax they said: St. Johns County announced Saturday evening that all public beaches in the county will be closed to public access starting 6 a.m. Sunday, March 29 until further notice. “We have taken as many measures as possible up to this point to preserve our residents’ ability to access their beach. Unfortunately, those visiting the beach continue to ignore CDC guidelines regarding crowd size and personal distancing. In order to maintain public safety and respect the State of Florida’s Executive Order, we had no choice but to close the coastline to public access today,” said Hunter S. Conrad, St. Johns County Administrator. “We will continue to be methodical in our approach to closings related to COVID-19, and like every decision we have made to this point, we will open the beaches at the appropriate time when it is safe to do so.”
  • Everyone of these videos is impressive!! Just go down the rabbit hole of videos we have for you below:
  • This may be the cutest think you will watch ALL quarantine! Two babies talking about the Coronavirus and germs in general. Plus, they seem SUPER pumped that the Spring is here.  WATCH NOW:
  • As someone who usually goes to the gym 3-4 times a week, not having the ability to go to the gym has been rough.  A lot of personal trainers and Gyms have been posting workouts that you can do from home to get your heart rate up and blood pumping. So why not give them a try!  Workouts Below: Here is a workout from Brian Smith, a Sports Performance Coach on Instagram. Message from Brian:  All body weight! Just because you’re stuck inside doesn’t mean you can’t workout!! Get moving!! 3-4 rounds of each superset. 12-15 reps for upper body and 20+ for the core exercise  Superset  - alternating sets of two different exercises with no rest in between. For example, doing a set of biceps curls and a set of triceps dips, alternating until you've completed all the sets. according to Shape.com 1A) Spider-Man push-up1B) Toe touches2A) Couch skull crushers??2B) Bicycles (go slow/control it)3A) Pike push up?? No idea what they are called. (Targeting shoulders in this exercise)3B) Heels to HeavenFinisher: 3-4 roundsPlank walks with 20-30 mountain climbers, plank walks with 10 downward dogs Brian has other “Home Workouts” that you can try too:
  • Uber is back as the preferred ridesharing partner of THE PLAYERS Incentive program with Topgolf! There are many ways to get to THE PLAYERS Championship from March 1015, but ridesharing continues to be the most seamless mode of transportation. Tournament officials announced that Uber will once again return as the preferred ridesharing partner of THE PLAYERS and will help fans travel safely and more efficiently to and from the championship.    New in 2020, THE PLAYERS has partnered with Topgolf to offer an enhanced benefit for those who take rideshare to THE PLAYERS. Every fan who rideshares to THE PLAYERS will be greeted by a Topgolf ambassador upon arrival to the Couples Entry and handed a voucher that is good for $20 off game play at Topgolf Jacksonville (voucher must be used by March 23, 2020).    “After introducing a dedicated ridesharing drop off and pick up area just steps from the Couples Entry off of ATP Boulevard in 2019, we saw a 63% increase in rides from 2018 to 2019,” said Jared Rice, Executive Director of THE PLAYERS. “And with great partners and new incentive programs each year, we expect this number to continue to increase.” Follow these steps to learn how to rideshare to THE PLAYERS:    • Getting to THE PLAYERS Championship: o Download or update the Uber app on your phone o Enter Destination: THE PLAYERS Championship o Enter the tournament through the Couples Entry    • Leaving THE PLAYERS Championship: o Exit tournament grounds through the Couples Entry o Follow the tournament signage to the designated Uber pick up area outside the Couples Entry o Get in available Uber and head to your preferred destination    FOR FANS DRIVING THEMSELVES TO THE PLAYERS: For fans who decide to drive to THE PLAYERS, parking passes for the general lot are still available but must be purchased in advance from THEPLAYERS.com/parking. New in 2020, parking passes are required every single day, Tuesday through Sunday. Parking will not be sold in the lot. Tuesday and Wednesday parking costs $15 and Thursday through Sunday costs $40.    Fans with four or more guests in a vehicle can park for FREE with the “FOUR FOR FREE” parking voucher that must be downloaded in advance at THEPLAYERS.com/parking. However, limited quantities of these vouchers remain.    Shuttles are available from downtown-area hotels to TPC Sawgrass for THE PLAYERS, Thursday through Sunday of tournament week. Shuttles from Hogan Street by the Omni Hotel, Hyatt Regency Hotel and Lexington Hotel will be available to hotel guests and for residents to 'park and ride,' providing a convenient and cost-effective way for fans to get to and from the tournament. Shuttle passes are $20 plus applicable fees and must be purchased in advance at THEPLAYERS.com/shuttle. Shuttles will operate Thursday through Sunday.
  • From March 10-15, the world’s top players will travel to Ponte Vedra Beach to square off against the strongest field in golf at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.  GALLERY:  Scenes from the 2020 THE PLAYERS THE PLAYERS is Northeast Florida’s biggest sporting and social event of the year, and it’s a bucket-list event for fans of all interests – from families and foodies to golf fanatics and social scene seekers.  There’s something for everyone at THE PLAYERS. CORONAVIRUS:  Steps being taken to prevent the spread of germs Here are the top things you need to know before you go!   Tickets are mobile-only and day-specific. NEW in 2020, tickets to THE PLAYERS are mobile-only and day-specific. Follow these steps to purchase.  Purchase tickets via the PGA TOUR App or at THEPLAYERS.com.  Open the PGA Tour App  Click “My Tickets” from the “My TOUR” menu Login to your account View and manage your tickets; add the barcode to your smartphone wallet ahead of your arrival    Ticket options: Tuesday – $45, which includes access to The Chainsmokers concert after the Military Appreciation Ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday - $25 Thursday and Sunday - $65 Friday and Saturday - $70 For a premium viewing experience, check out the Captain’s Club, with views of the 16th and 18th holes at TPC Sawgrass and beer, wine and soda included. Full bar and food are available for purchase. Tickets are $250 per day for Thursday through Sunday, but Friday and Saturday are already sold out, so hurry and buy Thursday and Sunday tickets now!    Parking passes are required every single day and must be purchased online and in advance.  All on-site parking Tuesday-Sunday requires a parking pass and MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE; there will be no on-site sales. Tuesday and Wednesday parking costs $15 and Thursday through Sunday costs $40. Visit THEPLAYERS.com/parking to purchase. As in years past, THE PLAYERS will offer fans free parking passes if they carpool with four or more people. These passes are limited and must be downloaded in advance. Note- Friday and Saturday’s “Four or More” passes are already no longer available! For all you Uber enthusiasts, there will still be a dedicated ride share drop off and pick up area located at the Couples Entry off of ATP Boulevard, just steps away from the 15th hole and THE PLAYERS Welcome Experience.    The Chainsmokers are performing on Military Appreciation Day.  For the first time in THE PLAYERS history, a pop/EDM artist will perform at the Military Appreciation Ceremony and Concert, with Grammy-Award winning artist The Chainsmokers taking the stage on Tuesday, March 10. It all goes down on the world-famous island green 17th hole shortly after 5 pm.  So “Don’t Let Me Down” and make sure to arrive to the tournament by early afternoon to make the most of your day on-site before the military ceremony starts. Tuesday tickets to THE PLAYERS cost just $45 plus tax and already include access to The Chainsmokers concert. The “Closer” the day gets, the more likely we are to sellout.    Military tickets: Complimentary Admission for Military & Discounted Admission for Veterans Complimentary admission is provided each day of the tournament to active duty, military retirees, military reserve, National Guard, military spouses and accompanied dependents with valid credentials and identification.  Veterans are provided an exclusive offer, permitting them to purchase one (1) ticket for themselves and one (1) ticket for a guest at a discounted rate per day ($20/each - Tuesday and Wednesday; $30/each - Thursday through Sunday).  All military personnel must verify their military status by visiting THEPLAYERS.COM/tickets and clicking “Military Admissions.” Upon verification, a voucher will be issued for each day that must be printed and redeemed on-site at the Love, Nicklaus, and Couples entries. Valid military identification is required. Military Hospitality: Throughout tournament week, all active duty, Reserve military members, military retirees, veterans and their dependents will have access to the Birdies for the Brave ® Patriots’ Outpost, a hospitality tent reserved exclusively for the military which offers complimentary food, beverages and activities.    Kids 15 and under get in free.  THE PLAYERS allows kids 15 and under to attend the tournament FREE OF CHARGE when accompanied by a ticketed adult. And for families looking to save even more money, be sure to purchase the Family Plan ticket package (available only through March 1).  Here are other good things you need to know when attending THE PLAYERS as a family: New in 2020: THE PLAYERS will allow fans to bring in reusable plastic or metal cups up to 32oz at entries, as long as they are empty.  Bag Policy: Opaque bags measuring 6x6x6 inches and smaller or clear bags 12x6x12 inches and smaller are allowed inside the course grounds. Outside Food: THE PLAYERS allows fans to bring in a 1-gallon clear, plastic bag of food items wrapped in clear wrap. Perfect for PB&J sandwiches 😉 Strollers: Strollers, small diaper bags, plastic baby bottles, and other essential baby supplies are permitted. The infant must be with the carrier. Items are subject to search.   Opening Weekend: The Fan Shop is open for business on March 7 & 8.  The PGA TOUR Fan Shop will be open to the public the weekend before the tournament for you to stock up on your PLAYERS merch. New items in 2020 include an exclusive Vineyard Vines t-shirt, North Florida inspired gear (think: JAX, PVB, 904 designs) and so much more.  Mark your calendars for Saturday March 7, and Sunday March 8, from 10am-4pm, to buy all of your merch before it sells out. No ticket is required, and there will be FREE parking in the general lot off CR 210.    College students can score discounted tickets.  All part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate students can now pay off their loans earlier, thanks to THE PLAYERS’ ticket offer for college students.  Undergraduate and postgraduate students with a valid student I.D. can purchase a $55 Daily Stadium Pass (plus applicable taxes), Thursday through Sunday, March 12-15. To purchase a ticket, students should visit THEPLAYERS.com/tickets and then click on “College Student Offer.”   There are tons of new food options this year. THE PLAYERS partners with over 20 local restaurants in order to showcase the diverse flavors and cuisines in Northeast Florida and cater on-site experiences to all types of fans and taste buds.  New food trucks in 2020 include Valley Smoke (bbq), Pie95 pizza, Cacklacky’s (gourmet ‘hillbilly’ burgers), What’s the Catch (seafood) and Chaunie’s Coffee.  In addition, ABBQ (Atlantic Beach BBQ) and Bonefish Grill are both coming to THE PLAYERS for the first time and will be in the Palm Valley Village venue near the 9th green.  Homespun Kitchen, a healthy fast food spot in the popular Beaches Town Center area, is also new to THE PLAYERS and will be dishing up its healthy fast food in the Taste of Jax venue.  Bold Bean coffee roasters will be pouring in select concession stands on site, and Meiomi Wines is now the official wine of the PGA TOUR and will sponsor a wine lounge behind the 8th green (for ages 21+).   Every player. Every hole. Every shot. Live.  For the first time EVER in golf, every shot by every player will be live-streamed during all four rounds of THE PLAYERS this year. In total, 120 cameras will be placed throughout the Stadium Course to live stream more than 32,000 shots on PGA TOUR LIVE via NBC Sports Gold. This is a revolutionary initiative!   Bucket List experiences  In an effort to make your on-site fan experiences as easy, fun and memorable as possible, THE PLAYERS team created “Bucket Lists” based on different fan interests. Each bucket list details the top things fans need to do while they’re at the tournament. Check them out here in order to make the most of your time at THE PLAYERS: https://www.theplayers.com/plan-your-visit.html
  • Nick Foles has been named the new starting quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars , according to Head Coach Doug Marrone. Nick Foles suffered a broken collar bone in week one against the chiefs.  The Jaguars' next game is against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Nov. 17
  • During the Jaguars and Bengals game there was a “Minshew Mania” sign shown... and one Jag fan put out a tweet saying he would get it on his car if his post reached a specific numbers of likes... well it did, and here is the result.  
  • Jacksonville Jaguars' quarterback Gardner Minshew II will appear on Jags Report Live Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at Topgolf in Jacksonville.  RELATED: Gardner Minshew II named NFL's Rookie of the Month for September Action News Jax will stream the show on Facebook and on our streaming devices: Roku, Amazon Fire stick and Apple TV.