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Fort Worth ISD employee Yolanda Cintron assists with a deep cleaning at the Leadership Academy at John T. White Elementary School in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday, March 12, 2020. (Lawrence Jenkins/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
March 12, 2020 - 5:57 pm
Workers lost their jobs, parents came up with impromptu home lesson plans for children kept home from shuttered schools. People fretted over dwindling retirements accounts, the health of elderly parents, and every cough and sneeze in their midst. Millions of people settled into new and disrupted...
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The national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is shown Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NCAA canceled the men's and women's Division I basketball tournaments amid coronavirus fears on Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 12, 2020 - 4:37 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 4:30 p.m. The NCAA has canceled the men's and women's basketball tournaments because of the spread of coronavirus. The decision came one day after the NCAA announced games that were scheduled to start...
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FILE - This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows a Broadway street in Times Square, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards. Cuomo on Thursday banned gatherings of 500 or more in the city, effectively forcing the hand of Broadway producers who had previously said that Broadway would be “open for business” unless advised not to by the government." For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
March 12, 2020 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday banned...
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FILE - This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows a Broadway street in Times Square, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards. Cuomo on Thursday banned gatherings of 500 or more in the city, effectively forcing the hand of Broadway producers who had previously said that Broadway would be “open for business” unless advised not to by the government." For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
March 12, 2020 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday banned...
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The Capital One Arena, home of the Washington Capitals NHL hockey club, sits empty Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Washington. The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 12, 2020 - 2:26 pm
The NHL is placing its season on ice — for now. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Thursday the league will “pause” its season, effective immediately, because of the coronavirus pandemic. The move came one day after the NBA suspended play after a player tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19. “The...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, signs autographs for fans, signing gloves, baseballs, hats and uniforms prior to the team's spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. Lindor and many Indians players signed autographs for fans Saturday, even as the MLB set new policies in place as a precaution due to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
March 12, 2020 - 2:07 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 2 p.m. Major League Baseball is likely to cancel the rest of its spring training game schedule due to the coronavirus. MLB probably will also announce that the start of the season will be delayed,...
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Fresh surfaced ice at Scotiabank Arena, home of the NHL hockey club Toronto Maple Leafs, is shown in Toronto, Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak, the league announced Thursday.(Joshua Clipperton/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 12, 2020 - 1:53 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 1:45 p.m. The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the pause of the season amid concerns about the new coronavirus. The NBA announced...
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March 12, 2020 - 1:52 pm
New York (WBEN) - The National Hockey League is suspending its season and hoping to resume at play at later date.
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Heather Watson of Great Britain poses with her trophy after winning in her women's final match against Canada's Leylah Fernandez at the Mexican Tennis Open in Acapulco, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
March 12, 2020 - 1:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 1:20 p.m. A spokeswoman for the women's tennis tour tells The Associated Press that the WTA is not moving to suspend its tournaments for six weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic the way...
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Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announces Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that fans will not be allowed in the arena to watch NCAA college basketball games in the SEC tournament in Nashville, Tenn., starting Thursday. The Southeastern Conference joined the rest of the Power Five leagues and announced that only family and essential personnel would attend its men's and women's tournament basketball games. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 12, 2020 - 12:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): ___ 12:40 p.m. The Big 12 is canceling all of its championships through April 15, including upcoming gymnastics and equestrian meets, and will reassess the rest of its spring sports schedule...
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