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Sport NCAA Cancels March Madness, Loses Nearly $1 Billion
Author: 0 NCAA Cancels March Madness, Loses Nearly $1 Billion

The NCAA announced on Thursday that it has cancelled all winter and spring championships, which means that March Madness is being cancelled. "The decision to temporarily suspend play due to the COVID-19 pandemic is an appropriate course of action at this time", the players' association said.

Sport Ivy League tournaments canceled amid coronavirus fears
Author: 0 Ivy League tournaments canceled amid coronavirus fears

The conference tourneys were the first at the Division I level to be canceled because of the disease. Northeastern's women's basketball team made the trip Wednesday to North Carolina for its Colonial Athletic Association tournament matchup against Towson at Elon University, which has suspended in-person classes tentatively through April 6 because of concerns about coronavirus .

Sport Donovan Mitchell is Second Jazz Player to Test Positive for Coronavirus
Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell is Second Jazz Player to Test Positive for Coronavirus

The NBA did not name the player who had tested positive, but several United States media outlets reported it was French defensive standout Rudy Gobert , who was listed first as questionable for the game and then as out with illness. The Jazz is home to Australia's Joe Ingles and Dante Exum - both of whom also play for the Boomers. Media are reporting the Jazz and Thunder players have been quarantined in the OKC arena.

Sport Adrian's error ushers Liverpool toward Champions League exit
Author: 0 Adrian's error ushers Liverpool toward Champions League exit

But the best teams are only as strong as their weakest links, and Liverpool have now been knocked out of two competitions in the space of eight days because their backup goalkeeper is nowhere near as good as their first choice. Diego Simeone hailed the performance of his goalkeeper Jan Oblak , saying; Our goalkeeper is the best in the world. Barcelona legend Carles Puyol took to Twitter with a message describing football as "beautiful" after Liverpool were eliminated from the ...

Sport MLB, NHL & MLS Suspend Seasons Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Author: 0 MLB, NHL & MLS Suspend Seasons Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As it now stands, the earliest date for Opening Day will be April 9. Players with big league contracts likely will be allowed to leave spring training and go home if they want to, but no decision on that was made public. The MLB , however, has not had any confirmed cases in regard to players or staff. "This contract is subject to federal or state legislation, regulations, executive or other official orders or other governmental action, now or hereafter in effect respecting military, ...

Sport Coronavirus: Nottingham Forest players and staff test negative
Author: 0 Coronavirus: Nottingham Forest players and staff test negative

Italy and France have taken drastic measures to control the spread f the virus by halting Serie A and Ligue 1 respectively. "Thirteen days ago, Olympiakos played Arsenal at Emirates Stadium in the Uefa Europa League and Mr Marinakis, the Greek club's owner, met with several Arsenal squad members and staff".

Sport NHL, MLB, NBA, MLS limit locker room access due to coronavirus
Author: 0 NHL, MLB, NBA, MLS limit locker room access due to coronavirus

Nippon Professional Baseball, the top league in Japan, on Monday postponed the opening of its season, which was scheduled for March 20. Media access to players will still be available from designated locations outside of the locker room and clubhouse setting, the leagues announced.

Sport Royal ladies look attractive as Harry and Meghan make final official appearance
Author: 0 Royal ladies look attractive as Harry and Meghan make final official appearance

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry April 1, will be relinquishing his Royal prerogative, and while they returned to the United Kingdom to attend events and go on trips according to the Protocol. They have left baby Archie , ten months, at home in Canada, which has reportedly left the Queen disappointed she may not get the chance to see her great-grandson again.

Sport Clippers agree to terms with Joakim Noah for playoff push
Author: 0 Clippers agree to terms with Joakim Noah for playoff push

If the team determines that Noah is a good fit, they will give him a contract for the rest of the season. The Clippers are back in action on Monday, March 9 as they play host to the Lakers for the third meeting between Western Conference powers this season.

Sport Pep Guardiola wanted Marcus Rashford to play in Manchester derby
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola wanted Marcus Rashford to play in Manchester derby

Given City were celebrating lifting their first trophy of the season only three days earlier, Guardiola was delighted they got the job done easily in the FA Cup. He has, meanwhile, played down the importance of any growing rivalry with Pep Guardiola . Having Fred and Scott McTominay behind him will allow him to neglect some of his defensive duties, and therefore he can move forward easily and create chances for the pair of strikers.

Sport Dion Waiters Officially Signs With The Lakers
Author: 0 Dion Waiters Officially Signs With The Lakers

The Heat traded him to Memphis last month and the Grizzlies immediately waived him. The Lakers ultimately felt that as long as Waiters is professional, he would be an asset to the team and help their scoring off the bench. However, it's the superstar duo of James and Anthony Davis that has carried the squad to a 47-13 record and top spot in the West. There is a lot of talk that he's worthy of the MVP, but he has said that award - which he's won four times - doesn't motivate him.

Sport Australia wins fifth women's T20 World Cup title
Author: 0 Australia wins fifth women's T20 World Cup title

Alyssa Healy smashed a quick-fire 75 and Beth Mooney an unbeaten 78 as the defending champions plundered an ominous 184 for four - the highest score ever in a women's T20 final. The match was as good as over when India were 18/3 in the fourth over, which became four for 4/30 when skipper Harmanpreet Kaur departed and 58/5 when Veda Krishnamurthy was taking the long walk back.

Sport Every leads McIlroy at Arnold Palmer Invitational
Author: 0 Every leads McIlroy at Arnold Palmer Invitational

It just didn't feel that way early. He took a penalty drop, hit a pedestrian chip and escaped with a bogey by making a 10-foot putt. "One-over through two instead of two-over is sort of a different feeling". The 36-year-old edged clear at the top of the leaderboard with a three at his penultimate hole after McIlroy - victor in 2018 - had overcome a sluggish start to set the clubhouse target.

Sport Liverpool's Klopp says managers' opinions on coronavirus do not matter
Author: 0 Liverpool's Klopp says managers' opinions on coronavirus do not matter

Jurgen Klopp's men are English champions-in-waiting after their wonderful 2019-20 campaign, with the Reds potentially looking to win more than one major trophy this term. So, with the Premier League already dusted, many critics of Liverpool have claimed that the Reds will only win the Premier League , which has definitely irked Virgil Van Dijk.

Sport Tottenham's Eric Dier climbs 20 rows to confront fan abusing brother
Author: 0 Tottenham's Eric Dier climbs 20 rows to confront fan abusing brother

Dier climbed 10 rows of seats before shouting "that's my brother, that's my brother" in the middle of the stadium's West Stand in a bit to protect his younger sibling. Oh no, he's not become a world class footballer (that's never going to happen), he's jumped into the stands and had an altercation with a Tottenham Hotspur fan.

Sport Arsenal posts loss as Champions League absence felt
Author: 0 Arsenal posts loss as Champions League absence felt

Former Arsenal player, Perry Groves, has urged Gunners manager Mikel Arteta to get rid of up to nine players this summer. The third season without Champions League has impacted Arsenal , and they may sell players due to club's financial position, Arteta said.