4:27 PM ET Having discussed at length with NBA owners whether to take a hiatus due to the coronavirus safety concerns, commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday he opted to suspend the season shortly after canceling the Utah Jazz–Oklahoma City Thunder game on Wednesday night following Rudy Gobert‘s positive test for COVID-19. NBA owners have been
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7:00 AM ET Kendrick Brinson for ESPN In the NFL, where so many players live in mini-mansions and luxury apartments, Baltimore Ravens starting guard Bradley Bozeman‘s home for the past year is on wheels and features 600 square feet of living space, not including the makeshift screened-in porch under the 15-foot outdoor awning where he
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2:48 PM ET ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan and Penn State became two of the first major football programs to cancel or postpone their pro days out of caution over the coronavirus. “Based on the daily and hourly developments surrounding COVID-19, the University of Michigan football program has decided to cancel its Pro Day scheduled
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1:48 PM ET ESPN News Services NASCAR says it will hold its next two race weekends without fans in attendance but is still planning to contest the events amid numerous cancellations throughout the sports world over the coronavirus. Sunday’s Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and the March 22 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway are among
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1:25 PM ET Major League Baseball is expected to suspend the remainder of spring training Thursday in response to the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Sources tell Passan that they expect the league will likely delay the beginning of the regular season as well. The league’s owners will hold a conference call Thursday
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12:05 PM BST Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made three changes to his side ahead of their final Six Nations game against Wales on Saturday. Scotland are set to play Wales in the only Six Nations fixture scheduled to go ahead this weekend amid the coronavirus outbreak, after France vs. Ireland and Italy vs.
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12:42 PM ET Turron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney University NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans have informed running back Dion Lewis that he will be released, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Lewis signed a four-year, $19.8 million contract in 2018
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12:33 PM ET The NFL said Thursday it has “no plans to move the start of the league year” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The NFL’s statement comes after several teams have restricted travel for their coaches and scouts because of the virus. The Washington Redskins, New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings were
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McLaren have withdrawn from this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix after a team member tested positive for coronavirus. McLaren said the infected team member was now self-isolating in Australia. The manufacturer added its choice to withdraw was “based on a duty of care” to F1 stakeholders. The coronavirus outbreak, now declared a pandemic, has led
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Italian Niccolo Bonifazio won stage five of Paris-Nice in a sprint finish. The Total Direct Energie rider, 26, took the race’s longest stage – 227km from Gannat to La Cote-Saint-Andrea – ahead of Ivan Garcia Cortina and Peter Sagan. Germany’s Max Schachmann retained the overall lead with three days to go. The race is being
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10:37 AM ET ESPN News Services The Miami Open, scheduled to start later this month, was canceled Thursday because of the coronavirus outbreak. The tournament had been scheduled for March 23 to April 5 at the Dolphins‘ stadium complex in Miami Gardens. The tournament moved there last year from its former home on Key Biscayne.
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1:23 PM ET The NHL has suspended its season due to the rapid spread of coronavirus but hopes to resume in the future, sources told ESPN Thursday. There are 189 games and three and a half weeks remaining in the NHL’s regular season. There were 10 games on the NHL slate Thursday. The decision came
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11:03 AM ET ESPN News Services Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has tested positive for the coronavirus, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Mitchell becomes the second Jazz player to test positive for contracting the virus, along with Rudy Gobert, sources told Wojnarowski. Gobert’s diagnosis led to the postponement of Wednesday’s game against the Oklahoma
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