Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

ACC suspends all athletics, won't participate if NCAA Tournament goes on

Thu, March 12, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_ACC_Basketball_50040The biggest conferences in college sports all canceled their basketball tournaments Thursday because of the coronavirus, putting in doubt this month's NCAA Tournament -- one of the biggest events on the American sports calendar.

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US Soccer president quits after gender discrimination suit

Thu, March 12, 2020

US_Cordeiro_Quits_Soccer_16023Carlos Cordeiro resigned as U.S. Soccer Federation president on Thursday night, three days after the organization sparked a backlash when its legal papers in a gender discrimination lawsuit claimed the women's national team players had less physical ability and responsibility than their male counterpar ....

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MLB, minor leagues delay opening day by at least 2 weeks because of virus

Thu, March 12, 2020

Yankees_Nationals_Spring_Baseball_57518Baltimore slugger Chris Davis was driving down Florida's west coast on Interstate 75 from Sarasota to Fort Myers for an exhibition game against the Minnesota Twins when he got the call.

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NCHSAA, NCISAA suspend all high school athletics statewide; basketball championships postponed

Thu, March 12, 2020

Boys Basketball: Farmville Central vs. Kinston (Mar. 3, 2020)After a second conference call with participating teams on Thursday afternoon, the N.C. High School Athletic Association has decided to postpone the 2020 boys & girls basketball state championship games.

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On ice: NHL suspends season amid coronavirus pandemic

Thu, March 12, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_NHL_Hockey_22933The NHL has placed its season on ice — for now.

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NCFC games, youth programs suspended to prevent spread of coronavirus

Thu, March 12, 2020

North Carolina FCNorth Carolina FC won't play Saturday's scheduled match against Philadelphia or any others for at least 30 days.

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IndyCar, NASCAR closed to fans amid COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, March 12, 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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PGA Tour to carry on without spectators for the next month

Thu, March 12, 2020

Players_Championship_Golf_90266The PGA Tour plans to keep playing, just without anyone watching from outside the ropes because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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'Heartbreaking': Local fans react to ACC tournament banning people from games

Thu, March 12, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_ACC_Basketball_50040Effective Thursday, fans are no longer allowed to attend ACC tournament games because of the coronavirus.

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Wake County places restrictions on athletic events due to coronavirus

Thu, March 12, 2020

CoronavirusThe district informed athletic directors on Thursday morning that teams may only play games against conference opponents or against other Wake County teams. Other games must be postponed indefinitely.

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