NFL reportedly sends teams a memo outlining penalties for approaching officials without face covering

Getty Images After several weeks’ worth of watching coaches remove their masks in order to yell at referees, the NFL has apparently had enough. According to a report from NFL.com’s Tom Pelissero, NFL Senior VP of Officiating Perry Fewell sent teams a memo this week indicating that the league plans Read more

Bundesliga season could return in early May as German officials back plan to play behind closed doors

Germany’s Bundesliga could be set to return on May 9 behind closed doors with effective coronavirus containment strategies in place throughout the country. Teams are back in training, though currently using groups of about seven or eight players. Bild hosted a Bundesliga summit where Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Soder and North Rhine-Westphalia’s Read more

Premier League officials discuss ‘possible scheduling models’ for finishing season amid coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has suspended seasons for the majority of professional sports leagues around the world, and among them is Premier League, which has been suspended since March 13 in the wake of COVID-19. On Friday, league officials met and discussed finishing the season, and wrapping things up in a 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

Coronavirus: Italian sports officials ask IOC to reconsider going forward with the Olympics

Two senior sports executives from Italy are asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revise their stance on holding the Olympics as scheduled in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic. Giovanni Petrucci, the president of the Italian basketball federation and former president of the Italian Olympic Committee, and Paolo Barelli, Read more

Coronavirus: Iditarod dog sled race officials tell fans to avoid finish line, cancel awards event

The majority of sporting events in the United States have been suspended or canceled in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. However, the famous Iditarod dog sled race is still going forward as scheduled in Alaska as the festivities got underway on Sunday. While the race is still happening, officials Read more

2020 NCAA Tournament status: Top NCAA officials meeting with decision not expected until Friday

Top NCAA officials are meeting most of the day Thursday to decide the future of the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament amid growing concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a high-level NCAA source told CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd. Though a decision could be shared with the public at any point, Read more