Coronavirus

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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John Healy
March 12, 2020 - 10:49 am
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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 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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St. John Red Storm guard Julian Champagnie (2) controls the ball against Georgetown Hoyas forward Jamorko Pickett (1) during the first half of a game in the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden.
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Ryan Chatelain
March 11, 2020 - 11:10 pm
The Big East and Atlantic 10 conferences are following the NCAA tournament's lead by restricting attendance to their league tournaments due to coronavirus concerns. Click to read.
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Jordan Cohn
March 11, 2020 - 10:24 pm
After Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus, the NBA suspended the regular season indefinitely. Twitter exploded with reactions to the huge decision.
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Dan Mennella
March 11, 2020 - 4:47 pm
NCAA President Mark Emmert said the upcoming championship events capping the college sports season, including the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, would be closed to spectators.
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Fans enter the gates prior to the game between the New Jersey Devils and the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 4, 2019, at Prudential Center.
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Steve Lichtenstein
March 10, 2020 - 3:56 pm
Until we have more information about coronavirus, limiting the close contact between the press and athletes who are the multimillion dollar product seems logical. But what about the 17,000 fans packed in tight at arenas like Barclays Center? Click to read.
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