Coronavirus

Rangers defenseman Adam Fox, defenseman Ryan Lindgren, right wing Jesper Fast and left wing Artemi Panarin celebrate a goal scored by Fox against the Dallas Stars on March 10, 2020.
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Sean Hartnett
March 13, 2020 - 10:15 am
On Thursday, the NHL joined other sports leagues by announcing that it will pause the 2019-20 season. The league hopes to complete its season and award the Stanely Cup. Whether you’re a player, a ref, a fan or a media member, all you can do is take precautions and hope that hockey’s return isn’t...
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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert reacts to a call against the Boston Celtics on Feb. 27, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Boomer and Gio
March 13, 2020 - 9:24 am
Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti discuss the impact Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert had on the entire sports world shutting down due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Click to read/listen.
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Madison Square Garden
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Ryan Chatelain
March 12, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Large venues such as Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center will likely be closed "for a number of months" as the city and state combat the spread of coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. Click to read.
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Jesse Pantuosco
March 12, 2020 - 4:34 pm
The spreading coronavirus pandemic prompted the cancellation of the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on Thursday, a day after the NCAA said the events would carry on without spectators.
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John Healy
March 12, 2020 - 2:49 pm
A Utah Jazz player received a preliminary positive test for coronavirus and the NBA has decided it will suspend the season until further notice.
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John Healy
March 12, 2020 - 1:27 pm
The NHL followed the lead of several other professional sports leagues as it decided to suspend the remainder of its season indefinitely due to coronavirus fears.
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 Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) reacts with forward Joe Harris (12) and guard Spencer Dinwiddie (8) in the fourth quarter against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit:
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John Schmeelk
March 12, 2020 - 12:43 pm
The bigger question after the NBA suspended its season Wednesday night over coronavirus concerns is, what would happen if the playoffs don’t start on time? Could the NBA cancel rounds? Click to read.
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Jozy Altidore of Toronto FC dribbles the ball as James Sands of New York City FC defends during the first half of an MLS game at BMO Field on March 07, 2020 in Toronto, Canada.
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Ryan Chatelain
March 12, 2020 - 12:25 pm
Major League Soccer is suspending its season indefinitely over concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to multiple reports. The league informed teams Thursday that it is suspending play immediately in order to fully assess the situation. Click to read.
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A general view of US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis during the championship game of the 2019 NCAA tournament between the Virginia Cavaliers and Texas Tech Red Raiders on April 8, 2019
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Jason Keidel
March 12, 2020 - 10:52 am
If the NBA suspended its season because one player was diagnosed with coronavirus, there's no reason that NCAA should go forward with March Madness, writes Jason Keidel. Click to read.
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 A general view of the arena after game between Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on March 11, 2020.
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Boomer and Gio
March 12, 2020 - 9:00 am
The NBA and NCAA are doing "what I believe is the right thing" by, respectively, suspending its season and playing its tournament in mostly empty arenas, WFAN's Boomer Esiason said Thursday. Click to read/listen.
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