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Timeline of Coronavirus' Impact on Sports

Joseph Zucker

As the spread of the coronavirus accelerated across the United States, a number of sports leagues altered their schedules in response to the pandemic.

According to the World Health Organization, more than 754,900 worldwide cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed and 36,571 people have died as of the evening of March 31.

The sports landscape has consequently altered significantly, from playing games behind closed doors to canceling events and putting leagues on temporary suspension. Here's an updated look at the steps taken because of the coronavirus (all times ET).


Tuesday, March 31


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Wednesday, March 11

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