The Carolina Panthers released quarterback Cam Newton on Tuesday. Newton passed for 29,041 yards and 182 touchdowns in nine seasons with 58 rushing scores. … The summer Olympic games, scheduled to begin in July in Tokyo, have been postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus concerns. … An aquarium in New Orleans has named a new penguin chick after Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson. … Consensus All-Americans in men’s college basketball for the shortened 2019-2020 season include Luka Garza of Iowa, Markus Howard of Marquette, Myles Powell of Seton Hall, Payton Pritchard of Oregon and Obi Toppin of Dayton. … NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has ordered all club facilities closed today with limited exceptions, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.