The fallout from the coronavirus in sports has gotten much worse on Thursday. The NHL has suspended its season, meaning the Flyers’ season is in jeopardy. This follows an announcement last night that the 76ers NBA season was also suspended. Additionally, no more spring training for the Phillies; Major League Baseball pulled the plug on…
Rutgers University will not have an opportunity to play in the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament this year because the entire tournament has been cancelled. Moments before Rutgers was going to tip off against Michigan, the entire tournament was cancelled due to concerns over coronavirus.
ABC News is following developing stories regarding the coronavirus this morning. Actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson both have tested positive for coronavirus; they have been in Australia for a movie shoot. And the National Basketball Associated has suspended its season for now after a player tested positive for the virus. ABC News…
Modell’s Sporting Goods is going out of business and will close all of its stores, including 30 in New Jersey. The company announced that it has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The petition for the bankruptcy was filed in New Jersey.
New Jersey’s basketball championship games will be moved to Phillipsburg. The NJSIAA announced Wednesday that due to Rutgers University cancelling events over coronavirus the finals will be held in northwestern New Jersey, in Warren County.
23 cases, with one fatality. That’s the updated information regarding coronavirus in the State of New Jersey, according to Governor Phil Murphy. 20 people are getting treatment at hospitals.
Joe Biden is coming to New Jersey with his hand out for campaign cash. The former vice president will appear in Montclair on March 20th. Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to be a host of the event.
Rutgers University is telling students to stay home after spring break. The University says students will take online classes at least through April 2nd, maybe longer, due to fears of the coronavirus.
New Jersey has reported its first death from coronavirus. State health officials report that a 69 year old man from Bergen County has died from the virus. The number of reported cases in the Garden State is now up to 15. There are 31 other tests still pending in a state lab.
New Jersey officials are telling people to have two weeks’ worth of food at the ready, just in case they have to self-quarantine for the coronavirus. Officials updated residents Monday night, saying 11 people have the virus in New Jersey. If anyone is to be quarantined in the future, they will be told to not…