Virtual Kentucky Derby to be held by Churchill Downs featuring past winners on originally scheduled date

While the real Kentucky Derby will not be taking place on the first Saturday of May as traditionally scheduled, there will still be a horse race on that date. Churchill Downs announced Thursday that 13 previous Triple Crown winners will take part in a computer-simulated version of The Run for Read more

Coronavirus: COVID-19 will cancel almost half of scheduled sporting events in 2020, per report

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a large majority of sporting events to be canceled or postponed. Only 53 percent of the year’s sporting events that were originally scheduled will take place, according to sports marketing agency Two Circles. The new projections are forecasting that just 26,424 sporting events will be held Read more

UFC 249 fight card: Rose Namajunas pulls out of scheduled rematch with Jessica Andrade, per reports

The controversial UFC 249 event, set to take place amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, was officially revived on Monday. By Wednesday, it has already lost one of its marquee fights. ESPN is reporting that former women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas made the decision to pull out of her Read more

Coronavirus: MLB cancels 2020 London Series between Cardinals and Cubs scheduled in June

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 Read more

Valentina Shevchenko out of scheduled UFC 251 flyweight championship defense with injury

Fans will have to wait a little longer to see Valentina Shevchenko make the fourth defense of her UFC women’s flyweight championship. Shevchenko suffered a leg injury during her one-sided beatdown of Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247 on Feb. 8, and the dominant 125-pound titleholder told ESPN the injury has not Read more

SEC cancels 2020 spring meetings scheduled for May amid coronavirus outbreak

The SEC has canceled its 2020 spring meetings that were originally scheduled for the last week of May in Destin, Florida, due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will explore alternate methods to hold the meetings, which include conversations regarding rule changes, recognition of award winners and administrative meetings Read more

2020 WNBA Draft will be held as previously scheduled, but in a virtual format without players and media

The 2020 WNBA Draft will be held on April 17 as originally scheduled, the league announced on Thursday. Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the draft will not take place in one specific venue. Instead, the league will conduct a virtual draft without players, guests and media.  WNBA Read more