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

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

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The Players Championship went from having no fans to having no players.

U Sports hockey championships cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

The men's and women's Canadian university hockey championships were cancelled Thursday night due to the COVID-19 pandemic. U Sports announced the cancellation after two quarterfinal games had been played on both the men's and women's sides.
Column: What will fans talk about without sports?

Column: What will fans talk about without sports?

Going a week without watching sports used to be a dare. It’s the new reality. A quick glance at today’s TV sports listings provides all the confirmation you need. It looks like the departure screen at the airport during a blizzard: Cancelled .
MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

NEW YORK — Baltimore 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. No game tonight. No games for a while.

Western Mustangs will meet Saint Mary's Huskies in University Cup semifinals

HALIFAX — The seventh-seeded Western Mustangs upset the No. 2 Saskatchewan Huskies 3-2 in the opening quarterfinal at the U Sports men's hockey championship on Thursday.
Longtime Calgary Flames executive Ken King dead at 68

Longtime Calgary Flames executive Ken King dead at 68

Calgary Flames executive Ken King has died at 68 after guiding the organization through several defining moments. King, from Hanley, Sask., was vice-chair of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, which owns the Flames.
NHL suspends season due to COVID-19 pandemic: 'An appropriate course of action'

NHL suspends season due to COVID-19 pandemic: 'An appropriate course of action'

NHL arenas will be dark for the foreseeable future.

NBA 2K League postpones start of esports season due to COVID-19 outbreak

NEW YORK — The NBA 2K League is postponing the start of its 2020 esports season due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The 23-team league, which includes Raptors Uprising GC, had been scheduled to tip off March 24.
AP source: UEFA to decide on plan to postpone Euros a year

AP source: UEFA to decide on plan to postpone Euros a year

UEFA is nearing a decision to postpone the European Championship by a year to 2021 as the continent grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Men's pro tennis tour halts for 6 weeks because of COVID-19

Men's pro tennis tour halts for 6 weeks because of COVID-19

The ATP suspended all men's professional tennis tournaments for six weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the WTA said Thursday it was calling off three events for now and would decide on any further changes to the women's tour schedule withi