Dutch Eredivisie has been canceled without a champion; Ajax denied league title despite slim first-place lead

The Dutch Eredivisie’s season has been cancelled due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. A conference call between the Dutch FA (KNVB) and clubs was held on Friday before the league was declared null and void, de Telegraaf reports. Official word came on Friday afternoon. No champion will be crowned and there Read more

USOPC could see pay cuts up to 20 percent, preparing for devastation of totally canceled Olympics

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to prepare for pay cuts up to 20 percent, according to a letter from CEO Sarah Hirshland that the Associated Press obtained Tuesday. The cuts, which range from 10 to 20 percent, have been described as “necessary to balance Read more

Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled for first time since 1945 because of coronavirus pandemic

Canceled. C-A-N-C-E-L-E-D. Origin: Latin. Used in a sentence: The National Spelling Bee is the latest event to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.  This is the first cancelation of the Spelling Bee since 1945 — when the event was cancelled for three straight years due to World War II. Scripps Read more

WATCH: UFC fighter Tony Ferguson still makes weight for canceled interim title bout

To say UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson is a man of conviction might be an understatement.  Ferguson (25-3) was originally scheduled to headline UFC 249 this Saturday against lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Even after Nurmagomedov pulled out amid coronavirus travel restrictions, Ferguson accepted a last-minute interim title bout against Justin Gaethje Read more

UFC 249 canceled: Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje and other fighters react to event stoppage

In a matter of days, UFC 249 went from a state of uncertainty to scheduled to postponed. With Thursday’s confirmation from UFC president Dana White that the event had been scratched at the request of Disney and ESPN, the promotion’s exclusive pay-per-view partner, fans and fighters alike were left to Read more

Coronavirus: NBA, NBPA discussing deal to withhold portion of paychecks in case games are canceled, per report

Due to the continued spread of the coronavirus, the NBA is nowhere near resuming play. There have been discussions about far-fetched schemes that include playing in the Bahamas or another centralized location, but nothing like that is imminent, and even if the league does end up finishing the 2019-20 season, Read more

Canceled NBA season would increase pressure on Clippers as Kawhi Leonard, Paul George close in on free agency

After the biggest summer in franchise history, in which they pulled off a stunning coup by landing both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, all the Clippers needed was time — time to build chemistry, time for their players to get healthy, time for Doc Rivers to figure out the right Read more