Duke’s Coach K wants ‘unified voice’ from college coaches on coronavirus, urges public to listen to scientists

If you need a play drawn up with your team down by a bucket in the final seconds, there are few college coaches you’d want more than Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. He’s one of the greats — a Hall of Famer with an impeccable resume. But if it’s epidemiological advice you Read more

Coronavirus update: General public won’t be allowed to attend MAC, Big West conference tournaments

The Big West Conference will host its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments without spectators this week as a “precaution for preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus,” the conference announced Tuesday. The Mid-American Conference took a similar step by announcing a “restricted attendance policy.” Leagues around the country varied in Read more

Coronavirus update: Tokyo Olympic torch lighting ceremony in Greece will be closed to public

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are a little over four months away, and Olympic officials are already making some adjustments to keep fans and athletes safe over coronavirus concerns. On Monday, Greece’s Olympic Committee announced that the torch light ceremony being held at the site of ancient Olympia on Thursday will Read more

Sharks fans attend home game despite public health officials’ warning to cancel large events over coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus outbreak in California, Santa Clara County public health officials recommended that sporting events be canceled on Thursday. However, the San Jose Sharks elected to allow fans attend Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Wild. While it wasn’t quite the normal-sized crowd, the Sharks still sold 14,517 tickets Read more

Kansas will release public response to allegations of major NCAA violations on Thursday

Kansas will make public Thursday its formal response to the NCAA in the ongoing investigation into the basketball program, athletic director Jeff Long told CBS Sports. The response is part of the process toward resolution of the case that mainly involves allegations of major violations regarding coach Bill Self’s program, Read more

Seattle’s NHL team will provide fans with free public transportation to games

Seattle’s new NHL team will be the third sports franchise in the country to offer free public transportation to their games, according to a report from Fast Company. The yet-to-be-named Seattle franchise joins the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors with this amenity. “We’re a very environmentally focused city,” Read more