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NFL hits 10 Raiders players with $175,000 in fines for not wearing masks at a charity event---

• by AP

Darren Waller and several Las Vegas Raiders teammates were fined $175,000 for attending his charity that violated local and league coronavirus guidelines

A person familiar with the punishment said Monday that the host of the event, Waller, was fined $30,000 and his teammates were docked $15,000 each

Players were seen without their masks mingling with guests, who were also maskless. The DragonRidge Country Club was fined $2,000 by local officials

In a memo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated the need to adhere the league's health and safety guidelines, threatening violators with new penalties

Teams that violate league protocols, resulting in adjustments to the NFL schedule, could face the loss of draft picks or even be forced to forfeit games 

And New England's game at Kansas City was moved from Sunday to Monday night after Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tested positive for COVID-19

The Titans' outbreak reached 20 cases on Sunday, with 18 positive tests returned since Tuesday. However, Tennessee did not get positives back Monday