Here’s everything you need to know about how the coronavirus is affecting sports & entertainment.
It seems like every few minutes something new is being canceled, postponed or altered due to the coronavirus (also referred to as COVID-19). Various sporting entertainment events have taken a hit due to health scares, travel concerns and an overall abundance of caution.
We know it can be hard to keep straight what’s happening in your favorite sport or how the movie and television industry will be impacted so here’s everything you need to know about each sport’s involvement.
- LeBron James has no time for playing in empty arenas
- NBA closes locker rooms, issues protocol amidst concerns
- Warriors agree to play games without fans
- NBA considering pushing back schedule
- NBA plans to play rest of season without fans in attendance
- NBA at a crossroads amidst growing coronavirus threat
- Thunder-Jazz game postponed due to concern over Rudy Gobert’s illness
- Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus and the NBA season is over
- Twitter totally freaks out after NBA season suspended
- The Life Without NBA Basketball Due to Coronavirus Diary: Day 1
- Which NBA players have tested positive for the novel coronavirus?
- What is the NHL doing about the spread of coronavirus?
- NHL closing dressing rooms to media in response to concerns
- The San Jose Sharks will adhere to Santa Clara’s mass gathering ban
- Columbus Blue Jackets become first NHL team to restrict attendance at home games
- NHL opts not to suspend season due to coronavirus… yet
- NHL temporarily suspends 2019-20 season due to coronavirus concerns
- Twitter reacts to the NHL suspending their season due to coronavirus
- What’s next for the NHL after suspending the 2019-20 season?
- Will the coronavirus affect Marvel’s upcoming movies and TV shows?
- No Time to Die’s release date postponed until November
- How the coronavirus could affect Hollywood
- Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson announce they have coronavirus
- Combate Americas alters fight format, reschedules 3
- ONE Championship alters fight card in light of outbreak
- ARES second event postponed due to outbreak
- Is UFC 249 canceled due to the coronavirus?
- UFC Brasilia will go on as scheduled with no audience due to coronavirus
- ONE Championship to host closed fights until the end of May due to coronavirus
- Here’s how the UFC and Bellator are handling the coronavirus pandemic
- Dana White gives first official statement after coronavirus affects future UFC events
- Despite concerns, NCAA still planning to play March Madness with fans
- Men’s and women’s Ivy League Tournament canceled
- ACC Tournament going on as planned in spite of concerns
- How college football could be affected by coronavirus
- NCAA Tournaments to take place without fans in attendance due to coronavirus
- Nebraska’s Fred Hoiberg hospitalized after coaching nearly the entire game
- Italy halts Serie A season, and all sports: What could happen next?
- Champions League: A look at the matches affected
- Manchester City-Arsenal match postponed
- FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders is first MLS match postponed
- Juventus defender Daniele Rugani tests positive for coronavirus
The coronavirus first emerged in Dec. 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. To date, more than 100,000 cases have been confirmed worldwide and the virus has been identified in more than 120 countries, including the United States.
For more information about COVID-19, visit the CDC’s website or the website for your state’s Department of Health.