Headline Sports podcast with Marko Ukalovic: In spite of quarantine NFL does business as usual; NBA hoping to be back by June; plus more

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins in this January 11th photo throwing against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara in the NFC Division game has reupped with the Vikings for two more years (ap photo)

On Headlines podcast with Marko:

#1 The NFL was criticized for power brokering deals while the shelter in place law is in effect even Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins who signed a two year deal worth $66 million while quarantines continued.

#2 Wide receiver De’Andre Hopkins was traded to the Arizona Cardinals from the Houston Texans on Monday where he’ll be receiving from quarterback Kyler Murray

#3 The NFL has canceled a public event that is normally held on the Las Vegas strip at this time of the year but because of Covid 19 quarantines the event has been canceled. The event had over 600,000 people last year.

#4 The NBA will wait until June to resume play. The league expects to play it’s Championship games in August.

#5 Now to talk about the team your regularly cover the AHL’s San Jose Barracuda. Minor league players have to be suffering the financial brunt of the shutdown because all players don’t get paid top dollar and will have to figure things out.

Marko Ukalovic is doing Headline Sports podcasts each Wednesday at http://www.sportsradioservice.com

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