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Minor League Baseball Statement

St. Petersburg, FL, March 12, 2020 — Minor League Baseball (MiLB) issued the following statement today: “In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, and after consultation with medical professionals and our partners at Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball will delay the start of the 2020 Championship Season. We will continue to monitor the developments and will announce additional information about the 2020 season at a later date. We will work with Major League Baseball and our community partners to resume play as soon as it is safe to do so. The health and safety of Minor League Baseball fans,…
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MLS suspends 2020 season for 30 days due to coronavirus impact

MLS Major League Soccer has suspended all games, effective immediately, for 30 days, the league announced Thursday as it continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 (the coronavirus). Read the full statement: Major League Soccer has suspended match play for 30 days, effective immediately, as the league continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 with its medical task force and public health the appropriate time, the league and clubs will communicate plans for the continuation of the 2020 season and update the status of league events.“Our clubs were united today in the decision to temporarily suspend our season – based…
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NCAA cancels remaining winter and spring championships

NCAA NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of the pandemic, and the impracticality of hosting such events at any time during this academic year given ongoing decisions by other entities.
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MLB Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks; Spring Training games cancelled

MLB Major League Baseball has cancelled the remainder of its Spring Training games, also announcing that the start of the 2020 regular season will be delayed by at least two weeks due to the national emergency created by the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was announced following a call with all 30 Clubs and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association. Opening Day was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 26. MLB said the action “is being taken in the interests of the safety and well-being of our players, Clubs and our millions of loyal fans.” The league will continue…
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la NBA suspende la temporada por la epidemia

Una decisión muy cara Todo comenzó el miércoles por la mañana con el primer anuncio de la franquicia Golden State en San Francisco. Los Golden State Warriors advierten que el partido del jueves contra Brooklyn se jugará a puerta cerrada, ya que los funcionarios de Salud de la ciudad de California han prohibido las reuniones de más de personas. Todos los eventos programados en el Centro Chase, una sala que costó de millones de dólares, se cancelan o se posponen. Esta decisión costará una fortuna colosal: cada juego en casa de los Golden State Warriors está valuado en más de…
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NBA suspende temporada por pandemia

Saltan las alarmas en la principal liga de baloncesto profesional de Estados Unidos, tras contagio de un jugador francés. La NBA anunció este miércoles () que suspendió la temporada de baloncesto profesional en Estados Unidos después de que el jugador francés Rudy Gobert, de los Jazz de Utah, dio positivo por el ;  "Un jugador de los Utah Jazz ha dado positivo preliminarmente por COVID-19. El resultado del test se dio a conocer poco antes del inicio del partido de esta noche entre Jazz y Oklahoma City", indicó la NBA en un comunicado, que dijo que el jugador no estaba presente…
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Attorney General Neronha warns of price gouging, other scams during COVID-19 outbreak

Attorney General Peter Neronha reminds Rhode Island residents to watch out for potential scams or instances of price gouging stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19. “These are unique and uncertain circumstances,” said Attorney General Peter F. Neronha. “The focus here has to be on public health, not profit. This Office is going to make sure people have access to the goods and services they need to minimize the threat from this public health emergency. Our commitment, as always, remains keeping Rhode Islanders safe.” Many consumer questions have emerged as a result of this public health emergency, from health insurance considerations…
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New Guidance Issued for Large Events in Rhode Island

Measures intended to protect all Rhode Islanders, with a focus on more vulnerable populations As a part of on-going efforts to limit or prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Rhode Island, Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), issued updated guidance today regarding large events. This guidance is in line with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This guidance is intended to slow the transmission of COVID-19 and to protect people at increased risk for severe illness, including older adults and…
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