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Complete coverage: Coronavirus makes major impact on sports across the world

An aerial view of an empty Petco Park in San Diego on March 20.
An aerial view of an empty Petco Park in San Diego on March 20.
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A worker tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend and another Monday was said to be “presumed positive,” but it hasn’t stopped construction.
The college football season could be in jeopardy because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Power Five conferences know they need to plan for many scenarios.
Kevin Demoff, Rams chief operating officer, said he’s optimistic SoFi Stadium will be finished on schedule but was not ready to absolutely commit to a date when it will be ready
The International Olympic Committee is not commenting on what might happen to the Olympic Games if the coronavirus remains a problem next year.
Former boxing champion Mia St. John attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings six times a week. She struggles with gatherings banned because of the coronavirus.
The New England Patriots’ team plane is transporting 1.2 million N95 masks, desperately needed during the coronavirus pandemic, from China to the U.S.
The Ottawa Senators reports four more COVID-19 cases. The Senators played at Honda Center on March 10 and at Staples Center on March 11.
The NCAA Division I Council group will meet as originally planned in late April to push legislation forward on name-image-likeness issue despite the coronavirus pandemic.
This year’s Wimbledon has been canceled, wiping out chances for tennis’ Big Three men to hold off the young while a host of story lines are on hold for women.
NBA teams and players have donated more than $38 million and nearly 1.5 million meals since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the league.
Former Angels and St. Louis Cardinals standout Jim Edmonds was hospitalized after testing positive for the coronavirus, but he says he is feeling better.
ESPN commentator and former tennis player Patrick McEnroe has tested positive for COVID-19, but he said he’s feeling better as he remains in quarantine.
The Dodgers and Angels haven’t said how they will distribute the $1 million each MLB team pledged to pay stadium workers during the coronavirus shutdown.
Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli are setting a new standard for taking care of arena workers amid the coronavirus shutdown.
MLB will extend the $400-per-week stipend to minor league players through May 31 or until the beginning of the minor league season, whichever occurs first.
Because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Tokyo Olympics will open July 23, 2021 — almost a year after they were due to start.
If the MLB season is canceled, the players agree to accept 4% of their 2020 salaries in exchange for service time as if the whole season had been played.
The New York Knicks announced that owner James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus. The team said he is experiencing little to no symptoms.
The cancellation of the NCAA basketball tournaments was felt Thursday when the organization voted to distribute $375 million less than originally planned.
Santa Anita Park was closed for live racing after the L.A. County Health Department deemed it a nonessential business amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Full coverage of the International Olympic Committee’s decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Games until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak.
It’s difficult to accept that residents are better off cooped up like canaries. So they go out, hiking, surfing, surviving amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Major League Soccer announced Thursday that it will suspend its season another four weeks, to May 10, a delay that figures to push the MLS Cup into December.
Ottawa Senators radio analyst Gord Wilson has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the third member of the NHL team’s traveling party to have done so.
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. His is the first known positive test in the NFL.
The majority of Lakers players in L.A. were tested for the coronavirus Wednesday, a day after learning they were exposed to Nets players who tested positive.
Major League Baseball announces that all minor league players will receive weekly stipends until the season begins.
Japan has yet to decide on holding the Summer Olympics amid the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump said after a conference call with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The NBA has instructed teams to shutter practice facilities as the league takes another step to intensify the fight against spreading the coronavirus.
A postponement or a cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics because of coronavirus would be a monumental task that Japan and the IOC hope to avoid.
The All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium on July 14 may be in jeopardy after Major League Baseball again pushed back opening day to follow CDC guidelines.
The early end to UCLA baseball’s season brought a disappointing end to the careers of some of the team’s most talented juniors.
MLB scouts can’t evaluate college and high school players during the coronavirus shutdown, casting doubt on whether the June amateur draft can be held.
Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell was unhappy with teammate Rudy Gobert’s careless behavior after they both tested positive for the coronavirus.
A player on the Ottawa Senators has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the club said in a statement late Tuesday, the first NHL player known to have tested positive for the virus.
An IOC communique insisting that preparations for the 2020 Summer Games should proceed has sparked debate on the global sports scene.
Several professional tennis events, including high-profile tournaments in Madrid and Rome, have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Four players on the Brooklyn Nets, whose last game was played versus the Lakers, have tested positive for the coronavirus, the team announced Tuesday.
Disney’s lucrative sports network has hours to fill as arenas and stadiums go dark. The coronavirus could be a major challenge for ESPN, which was already grappling with sharp declines in subscribers before the pandemic struck.
Track athletes at the Division II school in La Mirada cope with their competitions being suspended at least through March 30 over the coronavirus.
The NFL will stay the course on the April 23-25 draft amid the coronavirus outbreak, but public festivities surrounding the event have been canceled.
Some Olympic qualifying has been completed, but a lot of the U.S. and world qualifying has not and the coronavirus outbreak puts that in jeopardy.
NHL players have been told they can return home and self-isolate there until the end of March while hockey is on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic.
MLB scouts can’t evaluate college and high school players during the coronavirus shutdown, casting doubt on whether the June amateur draft can be held.
Thursday will be forever remembered as the day sports went dark, turning off its lights, nailing plywood over its windows, bolting its doors to the insidious approach of the coronavirus.
The NBA extended the ban on practices and meetings is taking steps to prepare for a lengthy shutdown after suspending the season because of coronavirus.
Detroit power forward Christian Wood is the third NBA player to test positive for the coronavirus, which brought the NBA to a halt this week.
From NBA veterans to its most exciting rookie, players around the league are using their wealth and profile to try to help arena workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus pandemic has created plenty of problems for television networks that rely on live sports to fill up their daily programming.
A New York Yankees minor leaguer became the first pro baseball player to test positive for COVID-19, and MLB took steps to mitigate the virus’ spread.
Big leaguers George Springer and Trevor Bauer extended financial help to stadium employees who now have no work. The Dodgers and Angels haven’t committed.
Galaxy President Chris Klein sees the MLS season being saved if there are no more delays related to the coronavirus pandemic.
With many sports shutting down in the U.S., the horse racing industry believes it can continue running and even add to its audience.
Commissioner Gary Bettman, who suspended the NHL season this week because of the coronavirus pandemic, believes the league can finish the season in a sensible way.
UCLA players had more on their minds than basketball after the cancellation of the Pac-12 Conference and NCAA tournaments.
A group of U.S. beach volleyball players has withdrawn from an Olympic qualifying event in Australia next week because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2020 Masters tournament was postponed Friday amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
The NFL has banned all in-person visits involving draft-eligible players until further notice, the league informed teams Friday afternoon.
The Carolina Hurricanes’ play-by-play broadcaster is in self-isolation after staying in same hotel room as Rudy Gobert, who was diagnosed with coronavirus.
As it became apparent the NCAA tournaments could not be held over three weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers discussed a 16-team event.
The initial phase of the Olympic torch relay has been canceled ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Dodgers, Angels and other teams are permitting players to go home after Major League Baseball suspended spring training and postponed opening day.
High school sports competitions have been shut down throughout Southern California indefinitely because of coronavirus concerns.
The union that represents more than 5,600 game-day workers at five local venues has an idea for the owners of the eight pro teams that play there.
This wasn’t the way the UCLA men’s and women’s basketball teams envisioned their seasons would end. The NCAA tournaments were canceled Thursday.
The Premier League and the Champions League suspended play Friday as the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact the sports world.
Andre Henry of St. Francis trusted the process in getting to the state championship game, he just won’t get a chance to win a state basketball title.
A look at athletes, coaches, and others in the sports world who have tested positive of the coronavirus.
Because of coronavirus pandemic, Rams tell employees to work from home, cancel team-sponsored activities and won’t allow personnel department to meet with athletes.
Organizers of the Boston Marathon are postponing the event until September because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said teams will not play for at least 30 days and will not gather in groups through this weekend in wake of coronavirus outbreak.
Major League Baseball announced that spring training would be suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Starting the regular season on time is questionable.
UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero speculated the NCAA could decide Thursday whether it would stage its national basketball tournament.
The International Olympic Committee lit the torch for the upcoming 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo on Thursday, acknowledging the challenges it faces.
The NHL decided to suspend its season Thursday over the growing concern of the coronavirus. The decision came a day after the NBA suspended its season.
First-year UCLA gymnastics coach Chris Waller knew the Bruins would face challenges, but he’s pleased with what the team accomplished.
The Big West Conference canceled its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments Thursday because of concerns over the coronavirus.
A game official who worked the Colonial Athletic Assn.'s men’s basketball championship game later tested positive for coronavirus.
LAFC’s Champions League quarterfinal with Mexico’s Cruz Azul, set for Thursday, will not be played after CONCACAF paused the tournament indefinitely.
The Big West Conference canceled its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments Thursday because of concerns over the coronavirus.
The ATP Tour says it is suspending all play for six weeks while the WTA has canceled four tournaments because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Dodgers and Angels curtail travel of scouts in what typically is a busy time of year evaluating college and high school prospects.
The Players Championship, which started Thursday with fans in attendance, will not have spectators for the final three days because of coronavirus concerns.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing the club’s entire first team to go into self-isolation.
USC suspends spring football practice Thursday because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trojans held their first practice on Wednesday.
UCLA football has canceled its two remaining spring practices before final exams amid growing coronavirus concerns.
LAFC’s Champions League quarterfinal with Mexico’s Cruz Azul, set for Thursday, will not be played after CONCACAF paused the tournament indefinitely.
Pac-12 officials made the announcement that no fans would be allowed to attend games after similar mandates were made by the Big Ten and Big 12 conferences.
As the country and sports world confronted the fast spreading of COVID-19, Dodgers officials Wednesday said the organization remained unsure how it will proceed with its season.
A look at how sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, MLS, NBA and NHL, are responding to the coronavirus outbreak.
Golden State is set to become the first NBA team to play a game without fans in the arena, leading to what one fan calls a “bizarre” situation.
The Twitter world reacts to the NBA season being suspended indefinitely after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus.
Experts frown on plans by the Seattle Mariners and San Francisco Giants to play games at alternate locations rather than at their home stadiums with no fans.
The West Coast Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were played in front of fans, and commissioner Gloria Nevarez could finally exhale.
Effective immediately, LAUSD teams will ban fans from competitions; CIF to decide on state basketball tournament
The UCLA women’s basketball and gymnastics teams will perform in an empty Pauley Pavilion after moves made by the school and the NCAA to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
USC coach Andy Enfield knows the importance of fans’ roles in events such as the NCAA tournament, which will be absent this year due to NCAA precaution on the coronavirus.
As the coronavirus outbreak has worsened in the past week, sporting events and teams such as San Jose Sharks and Columbus Blue Jackets have started to shutter their doors to the general public.
A second MLS game has been affected by the coronvavirus outbreak with the Seattle Sounders announcing that their March 21 home game with FC Dallas has been postponed.
The Lakers and the NBA are trying to deal with the coronavirus and how it might affect the rest of the season.
The San Jose Sharks will play their next three home games at SAP Center as scheduled, but those games will be closed to the general public.
Is the coronavirus outbreak keeping local fans from attending Lakers, Clippers and other professional teams’ games? Seems like it depends on the team.
As the NCAA, its member universities, and the conferences they represent contemplate how to proceed with college athletics amid the threat of coronavirus, USC will continue for the foreseeable future without fans present.
Columbus became the first NHL team to say it will play in an empty arena, announcing on Wednesday that it will abide by a mandate from the state of Ohio.
The world figure skating championships, which were to be held in Montreal from March 16 through March 22, have been canceled because of concerns generated by the coronavirus outbreak.
The Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament began Wednesday in Las Vegas amid coronavirus concerns. UCLA and other schools opted not to send bands.
The Long Beach Grand Prix remains set to occur as planned in April despite the coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Wednesday.
As part of a national effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, officials in Greece have barred spectators from the traditional lighting of the Olympic torch this week.
The Ivy League has canceled its basketball tournaments because of coronavirus concerns, with the regular-season champions advancing to the NCAA Tournaments.
Following the lead of the NFL offices, the Chargers’ employees will work from home starting Friday, except for “operationally critical staff.”
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