Tom Schad, USA TODAY Published 1:03 p.m. ET March 14, 2020 | Updated 1:51 p.m. ET March 14, 2020CLOSE SportsPulse: The XFL followed in the footsteps of most major American sports by putting its season on hiatus as fears of coronavirus grow. USA TODAYAn unidentified XFL player has tested positive for coronavirus, the league confirmed to USA TODAY Sports on Saturday.The league said in a statement that the player, who is a member of the Seattle Dragons, reported his symptoms to team medical staff on Tuesday and was immediately placed in quarantine, where he has remained in the days since.The player received a test for COVID-19 “as soon as possible,” according to the statement, and received the result of the test Friday.According to the league, the unidentified player participated in Seattle’s previous two games against the Houston Roughnecks and St. Louis BattleHawks but was asymptomatic at the time.”The league is alerting players, staff, vendors and partners associated with the Dragons, Roughnecks and BattleHawks,” the XFL said in a statement provided to USA TODAY Sports on Saturday. “The XFL is monitoring the situation closely and taking every measure necessary in accordance with recommendations set forth by the CDC.”XFL spokesperson Stephanie Rudnick told USA TODAY Sports


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