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VARIOUS CITIES, - MARCH 12: A detail of baseballs during a Grapefruit League spring training game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees .
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Sports often serve as a diversion in times of crisis. This time, the sporting world is taking a back seat. Read more here.
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Wells Fargo Center
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Rachel Kurland
March 12, 2020 - 10:31 am
Officials from the Wells Fargo Center say it will be closed Thursday to everyone except essential personnel for extensive cleaning in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019, file photo, the Golden State Warriors championship banners hang above the seating and basketball court at the Chase Center in San Francisco.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 9:53 pm
The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. REad more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers' Matisse Thybulle (22) goes up for a dunk past Detroit Pistons' Christian Wood (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 9:45 pm
Joel Embiid had 30 points and 14 rebounds in his return from a sprained left shoulder, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a 124-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Read more here.
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In this March 19, 2019, file photo, Fairleigh Dickinson's Kaleb Bishop (12) and Prairie View A&M's Iwin Ellis (13) leap for the opening tip-off.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 5:09 pm
NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Read more here.
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Swarthmore senior forward Nate Shafer had 14 points and 20 rebounds in the Garnet's second round win over Ithaca.
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Matt Leon
March 11, 2020 - 1:37 pm
The Swarthmore College men's basketball team has advanced to the 'Sweet 16' of the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Garnet will take on Whitworth University on Saturday at Tarble Pavilion. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Konecny, left, passes the puck against Boston Bruins' Tuukka Rask during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
March 10, 2020 - 9:44 pm
Matt Grzelcyk and Patrice Bergeron scored, Tuukka Rask stopped 36 shots and the Boston Bruins beat Philadelphia 2-0 on Tuesday night to snap the Flyers' nine-game winning streak. Read more here.
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Senior forward DeVaughn Mallory leads Jefferson University in scoring at 18.2 points per game.
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Matt Leon
March 10, 2020 - 3:13 pm
The Jefferson University men's basketball team is getting ready for the NCAA Division II Tournament. Read more here.
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Villanova Wildcats guard Justin Moore (5) shoots as Georgetown Hoyas guard Jahvon Blair (0) looks on during the first half at Capital One Arena.
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Ed Benkin
March 10, 2020 - 1:55 pm
Villanova has won three straight Big East tournaments. So farthis season, the current younger team has been impressive. Now, it's on to Madison Square Garden, and coach Jay Wright is hoping his players will handle the pressure. Read more here.
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Yeshiva and Worcester Polytechnic Institute players warm up before an NCAA DIII college basketball game that allowed no spectators.
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 9:16 pm
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. Read more here.
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