College basketball coaching changes tracker: Western Michigan hires from within, citing COVID-19 crisis

Western Michigan athletic director Kathy Beauregard made it clear in the school’s announcement of its new basketball coach on Saturday that the Broncos are promoting from within because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Clayton Bates, a longtime WMU assistant, will replace his former boss Steve Hawkins. “I decided to change leadership Read more

Coronavirus: Knicks owner James Dolan joins Durant, Gobert among NBA figures to test positive for COVID-19

The coronavirus is spreading like wildfire across the globe, and figures from every part of the sports world have been infected. A number of athletes have confirmed that their tests came up positive. In the United States alone, the coronavirus has infected multiple unnamed minor league baseball players, an unnamed XFL Read more

Coronavirus: Pistons offer practice facility to health officials for COVID-19 relief efforts, per report

Michigan has been one of the hardest-hit American regions as the coronavirus continues to sweep through the United States. As of Saturday, the state has 4,650 confirmed cases and 111 deaths, and with the outbreak’s peak still weeks or months away, according to medical experts, things are only going to Read more

Scott Boras rips special MLB draft rules following COVID-19 outbreak: ‘It just sends the wrong message’

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put the 2020 MLB season on hold, and it’s not certain when or if that 2020 season will begin. Even so, MLB and the Players’ Association (MLBPA) recently agreed to a framework for starting the season once circumstances allow. Part of that framework addresses the Read more

MLBPA chief Tony Clark says ‘no door is closed’ for playing the 2020 All-Star Game after COVID-19 pandemic

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the Read more

Coronavirus: Utah Jazz say Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell cleared of COVID-19, pose no risk to others

A little over two weeks ago, an Oklahoma City Thunder doctor came sprinting onto the floor just seconds before the Thunder tipped off their game with the Utah Jazz. While everyone could tell something wasn’t right, no one could have predicted the chain of events that would follow. Rudy Gobert Read more