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The Masters are the latest sports domino to fall as they announce postponement

Fri, March 13, 2020

A Masters Plastic Cup Is Almost as Treasured as a Green JacketThe Masters announced that they will postpone their planned April 9 start in light of the coronavirus concerns.

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Boston Marathon postponed until Sept. 14 amid virus concerns

Fri, March 13, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Boston_Marathon_48116The Boston Marathon on Friday was postponed for five months due to the coronavirus pandemic, sacrificing the customary Patriots Day start in the hopes of preserving the uninterrupted 124-year tradition of the world's most prestigious long-distance run.

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NASCAR postpones races in Atlanta, Miami

Fri, March 13, 2020

IndyCar_Season_Preview_Auto_Racing_36269IndyCar and NASCAR will race this weekend without spectators, while Formula One's Australian Grand Prix was called off entirely, as auto racing joined other sports in being affected by concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dream denied: Virus dashes Dayton's magical hoops season

Fri, March 13, 2020

Healing_With_Basketball_00394The coronavirus outbreak has abruptly roused the University of Dayton's men's basketball team, and the city it uplifted, from a dream of a season.

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NCAA plans to extend eligibility of spring sports athletes

Fri, March 13, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_NCAA_Eligibility_81295The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus.

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Scrubbed: March Madness leads long list of canceled sports

Fri, March 13, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Sports_15755The world's sports schedule cratered at warp speed Thursday, with one of the biggest events on the U.S. calendar, the fun-filled and colorful college basketball tournament known as March Madness, becoming the first mega-event to be scrubbed due to fear of the spread of the coronavirus.

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NBA suspends season; March Madness going without fans

Thu, March 12, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_US_Sports_Basketball_63188The NBA became the first major American sports league to suspend play because of the coronavirus pandemic, raising questions Wednesday night about the future of college basketball's March Madness and other pro sports.

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Brownlow: In a span of just 22 hours, the coronavirus got real, and the ACC Tournament got canceled

Thu, March 12, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_ACC_Basketball_50040In a span of just 22 hours, the ACC Tournament scene in Greensboro turned from one centered around basketball to one of uncertainty, fear and perspective, and it left everyone dazed as sports as we know them have been put on indefinite hiatus because of the coronavirus.

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No fans, now no players: PGA Tour shuts down for a month

Thu, March 12, 2020

Players_Championship_Golf_07780The Players Championship went from having no fans to having no players.

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NBA says virus hiatus will likely last "at least" a month

Thu, March 12, 2020

NBA_All_Star_Game_Adam_Silver_03292NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday night that the league’s hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic will likely last at least a month, or roughly what would have been the remainder of an uninterrupted regular season.

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