The Sports World Haults As Precautions Are Taken Amid Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak
NBA Suspends Season
After Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19, as the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans were under an hour away from tipping off on ESPN, Adrian Wojnarowski reported the NBA was to suspend the season until further notice.
MLB Suspends Opening Day for “at least two weeks”
Right in the middle of MLB Spring Training, as some players are fighting to make Opening Day rosters, Major League Baseball decided to postpone the start of the 2020 season for “at least two weeks” as a precaution of the COVID outbreak.
NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournaments Cancelled
After countless cancelled conference tournaments, and big name schools like Kansas and Duke beginning to pull their athletic programs from all competitions, the NCAA ultimately decided to cancel the 2020 March Madness Tournament.
NHL Pauses Season
The Boston Marathon
The Boston Marathon has been postponed for the first time in its 124 year history. It is the oldest continuously running marathon.
MLS Suspends Season For 30 Days
English Premier League & UEFA Champions League Postpone Competition After Several Positive Tests of Players and Managers
CIF Cancels California State Basketball Championships