The Rush: NBA stiffens mask rules and cardboard fans will dominate in Tampa

The NBA will reportedly penalize players who don’t mask up, yet neglected to ban Courtside Karen, EA Sports announced the return of their wildly popular College Football Game Series, the NFL announced that 30,000 cardboard cutouts will be in attendance at Super Bowl LV and the St. Louis Cardinals introduced new 3B Nolan Arenado. PLUS: Gardner Minshew reveals his mullet has a mullet, George Kittle writes quality science fiction, and take heart, beginnings abound!