NHL receiving neutral-site playoff site pitches from cities and venues across North America

Cities and venues across North America are contacting the National Hockey League about hosting neutral-site playoff games, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told ESPN. “We do have people putting together the comprehensive laundry list of what we would need from facilities and evaluating some facilities on some level,” Daly told Read more

Basketball rims removed, skate parks shut down and more ways cities are trying to enforce social distancing

Sports leagues around the globe have taken measures to combat the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, including season suspensions, postponements and even cancellations for some events. Now, to help contain the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has encouraged Americans to practice “social distancing,” with the goal of Read more

Coronavirus update: MLB looking at alternative sites for games in cities less affected by crisis, reports say

Major League Baseball is moving toward formulating alternative plans for regular season games in the event that the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak makes it impractical to proceed with the schedule as planned. MLB is looking into different sites for games once the 2020 regular season gets underway in late March, Jarred Read more

NBA considering moving games to cities not yet affected by coronavirus as league plans next steps, per report

As new cases of the coronavirus get reported on a daily basis in the United States, sports leagues across the country are taking steps to best combat the virus. The NBA, as well as other professional sports leagues, have already prohibited access to locker rooms before and after games from Read more