The Sports World Haults As Precautions Are Taken Amid Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

Mar 13, 2020, 12:45 PM

| Updated: 12:45 pm
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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.

Former Sacramento State Hornet, Rhys Hoskins weighs in on the MLB’s decision to push the start of the season back.

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.

Jordan Ford (Folsom High School) was just 5 points away from being St. Mary’ s All-Time leading scorer before the cancellation of the season.

NHL Pauses Season

The Masters

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



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