Coronavirus

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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Yale guard Matthue Cotton drives against North Carolina Tar Heels guard Anthony Harris on Dec. 30, 2019, at Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Associated Press
March 10, 2020 - 12:29 pm
The Ivy League is canceling its men's and women's basketball tournaments because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The four-team tournaments were scheduled to be played Friday through Sunday at Lavietes Pavilion in Cambridge. The Ivy League says it will award its automatic NCAA...
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A broken stick is seen on the ice during the third period of the game between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena on February 2, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Alex Greenberg
February 10, 2020 - 5:00 pm
The deadly Coronavirus outbreak is also causing a shortage of the NHL's custom sticks, which are primarily made in China.
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Dan Mennella
January 30, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Richard Jefferson got whistled for a foul – on social media, at least. The former NBA star and current ESPN and YES Network analyst put his size-15 ½ sneaker in his mouth with an unfortunate quip about the coronavirus during Wednesday’s Pistons-Nets game in Brooklyn. Jefferson’s play-by-play...
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