Wells Fargo Center will pay hourly arena workers for at least two weeks for games missed because of coronavirus outbreak

There is a growing movement to support stadium event staff while the NBA and NHL suspend play for the foreseeable future.

Wells Fargo Center will pay hourly arena workers for at least two weeks for games missed because of coronavirus outbreak

There is a growing movement to support stadium event staff while the NBA and NHL suspend play for the foreseeable future.

National Basketball Players Association alerts members that a percentage of payment could be withheld in event of a cancellation

Players could lose 1/92.6th of their salary for every game missed as a result of a force majeure event.

National Basketball Players Association alerts members that a percentage of payment could be withheld in event of a cancellation

Players could lose 1/92.6th of their salary for every game missed as a result of a force majeure event.

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Harry Perretta, suddenly retired, won’t retire from being Harry Perretta | Mike Jensen

Watching games this past week on television, the longtime Villanova coach thought to himself, “Wow, it’s really coming to an end now.”
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Harry Perretta, suddenly retired, won’t retire from being Harry Perretta | Mike Jensen

Watching games this past week on television, the longtime Villanova coach thought to himself, “Wow, it’s really coming to an end now.”
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That queasy feeling is back and worse than ever | Bob Brookover

The premature end of spring training and the delay of the start of the Major League Baseball season caused by the coronavirus has brought back a sickening feeling that we've all had before.

How Phillies might actually benefit from season’s being delayed by coronavirus | Scott Lauber

With opening day pushed back at least two weeks, maybe more, leadoff-hitting left fielder Andrew McCutchen will get more time to get his surgically repaired knee ready for the season.

Passionate Flyers fans spoke from the heart, but NHL had to stop season | Sam Carchidi

The NHL should cancel the rest of the regular season and, provided the coronavirus is under control, start the Stanley Cup playoffs on April 8, the date they were scheduled to begin.

Former La Salle assistant Joe Mihalich helping his Hofstra players cope with NCAA Tournament cancellation

The Pride won the CAA championship Tuesday night, earning their first NCAA bid since 2001, but the cancelation of the NCAA Tournament means they will not be competing. "It's like somebody ripped your heart out," their coach said.

Penn officials continue to evaluate whether to conduct next month’s Penn Relays

Just this week, the NCAA has cancelled its men's and women's basketball tournaments, conferences have prevented spring sports competitions and the City of Philadelphia instituted a 30-day ban on crowds of more than 1,000 people.

Sixers reach out to season ticket holders, but don’t detail options if a game is canceled or played in an empty arena

If games are cancelled or played in empty arenas, ticket holders will receive direct communication from the team that will provide information on ticket options.

Masters tournament, golf’s first major of 2020, postponed because of coronavirus

The chairman of Augusta National Golf Club made the announcement. The PGA Tour already had decided to end The Players Championship after one round, and cancel tournaments the next three weeks.

While coronavirus stops most of soccer world, Mexico and Australia play on

Here’s a look at some games on tap this weekend that you can watch.

Union shut down all operations until at least Monday; Concacaf suspends men’s Olympic qualifying

Players can still use team facilities for individual workouts, but there will be no formal practice sessions until Monday at the earliest.

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The Flyers’ shot at a Stanley Cup is now in jeopardy, thanks to a vile little bug of an opponent | Mike Sielski

The coronavirus epidemic has interrupted the best and most enjoyable Flyers season in a long time. The scene at the team's last game proved as much.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver isn’t ready to give up on regular season

Many think that if the season resumes, the playoffs would be the place to start, but Silver said “even if we are out for six weeks, we could still restart the season."

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The NBA will be back, and all of us will be better off. Especially the Sixers. | David Murphy

Very few businesses can forfeit a quarter of their revenue and remain solvent. Assuming the playoffs take place, the Sixers will be better off for the delay.

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