Month: March 2020

The SEC announced Tuesday that it was canceling its annual spring meetings scheduled for the last week of May in Destin, Florida, because of issues related to the spread of the coronavirus. “The SEC spring meetings represent one of our conference’s great traditions and provide an opportunity to celebrate the past year, plan for the
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The fight between unified junior welterweight world titleholder Jose Ramirez and mandatory challenger and former world titlist Viktor Postol has been postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic for a second time, Top Rank announced Tuesday. The Ramirez-Postol fight was originally scheduled to take place as the main event of a Top Rank Boxing on ESPN
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The NHL has extended its self-quarantine period for players and staff to April 15. The league’s original directive was to self-quarantine until March 27, though it has twice been extended. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly explained last week that the league is “biting this off in chunks.” “That’s a meaningless date really at this point
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Former U.S. Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe said in a video posted on social media that he tested positive for the coronavirus. McEnroe, younger brother of eight-time major champion John McEnroe, said he took a drive-through test in Westchester County, New York, after developing what he called “minor symptoms” about 10 days ago. Patrick McEnroe
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Days after boxing regulators in Japan announced that professional fights would resume with a card May 2, they reversed course. The Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association met on Monday and decided to cancel all shows until mid-May due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has worsened in Japan. Previously, the JBC and
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In a setback to the resumption of professional sports, the Chinese government issued an order Tuesday delaying the re-start of the Chinese Basketball Association and other group sporting events, according to documents obtained by ESPN. The CBA’s attempts to return to action after being shut down since January is being seen as a test case
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