Raleigh, North Carolina Sports News

Durham Bulls address coronavirus concerns

Fri, March 13, 2020

Bulls Media Day PicThe Durham Bulls released a statement on the coronavirus impact on their schedule and the uncertainty that still remains. Bulls' GM Mike Birling joined Adam and Joe on 99.9 the Fan on Thursday to talk about what's next for the Bulls and the Holly Spring Salamanders.

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AP Exclusive: Inside NCAA's attempt to save March Madness

Fri, March 13, 2020

Virus_Outbreak_Sports_Photo_Gallery_74335As it became apparent the NCAA basketball tournaments could not be held during their usual three-week window because of concerns about the coronavirus, organizers scrambled to devise a plan for a 16-team event to salvage the postseason in one long weekend.

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Olympic torch relay in Greece suspended because of virus

Fri, March 13, 2020

Greece_Olympic_Flame_Relay_Tokyo_Virus_Outbreak_07197The Greek Olympic committee suspended the rest of its torch relay on Friday because of the “unexpectedly large crowd” that gathered to watch despite repeated requests for the public to stay away to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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'Right now is strange' - NASCAR and IndyCar call off racing

Fri, March 13, 2020

IndyCar_Season_Preview_Auto_Racing_36269NASCAR and IndyCar reversed course Friday and pulled the plug on racing this weekend, with IndyCar also suspending its season through the end of April due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NFL ends in-person visits between teams, draft prospects

Fri, March 13, 2020

Oregon_Pro_Football_00590The NFL is ending in-person visits between teams and draft prospects because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

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UNC-Wilmington players, staff in quarantine after CAA official tests positive for coronavirus

Fri, March 13, 2020

UNC Wilmington logoTwelve UNC-Wilmington players and 13 staffers will self-quarantine for 14 days after CAA referee who worked their final game of the CAA Tournament tested positive for coronavirus.

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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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