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Post by degenerasian » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:40 am

Thought I'd make a combined thread just for all sports instead of the separate ones that we have.

Sounds like the NHL is done as well.

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Post by A_B » Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:53 am

BIG Ten and SEC have cancelled tournaments completely.
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Post by P.D.X. » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:00 am

Pretty sure no sport wants to be the jerk at this point and keeps playing.

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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:05 am

In addition to Rudy Gobert, also Donovan Mitchell. Both All-Stars, though I guess the All-Star Game was long enough ago that it’s probably a coincidence.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by duff » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:26 am

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:05 am
In addition to Rudy Gobert, also Donovan Mitchell. Both All-Stars, though I guess the All-Star Game was long enough ago that it’s probably a coincidence.
I don't know. When did the outbreak in China start? The All-Star game brings in all kinds of foreign press. Add Kobe's death and all the things the NBA did to honor him and his daughter, I would say more press were there. Plus he grew up in Italy. No idea when Italy started having signs of the virus. I would say there was a good chance they were in contact with someone there.
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Post by Giff » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:27 am

So, at least I'm not as stressed out about all the stuff I have to get done before taking my annual March Madness PTO.
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Post by tennbengal » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:34 am

duff wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:26 am
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:05 am
In addition to Rudy Gobert, also Donovan Mitchell. Both All-Stars, though I guess the All-Star Game was long enough ago that it’s probably a coincidence.
I don't know. When did the outbreak in China start? The All-Star game brings in all kinds of foreign press. Add Kobe's death and all the things the NBA did to honor him and his daughter, I would say more press were there. Plus he grew up in Italy. No idea when Italy started having signs of the virus. I would say there was a good chance they were in contact with someone there.
I started the other thread on January 22. So just before then.

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Post by DSafetyGuy » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:37 am

P.D.X. wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:00 am
Pretty sure no sport wants to be the jerk at this point and keeps playing.
ACC basketball just canceled (after they said they were going to keep playing games in "empty" arenas - each team was allowed 150 people in the arena).

Only Big East still going.
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Post by Joe K » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:39 am

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:05 am
In addition to Rudy Gobert, also Donovan Mitchell. Both All-Stars, though I guess the All-Star Game was long enough ago that it’s probably a coincidence.
I was in Chicago during All-Star weekend so I hope it’s a coincidence!

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Post by Baloney » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:41 am

PGA Golf next week, the Valspar Championship, to go ahead with no spectators.

https://www.fox13news.com/news/golf-cha ... spectators

Who's going to shut "Get in the hole"

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Post by Pruitt » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:46 am

I guess I can finally watch some of the stuff I've bookmarked on Netflix.
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Post by Baloney » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:04 pm

Pruitt wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:46 am
I guess I can finally watch some of the stuff I've bookmarked on Netflix.
Seems a good time to catch up with the British History podcast, I'm only 252 episodes behind

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Post by Ryan » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:28 pm

Operations should have just said they didn't know anything
he’s a fixbking cyborg or some shit. The

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Post by tennbengal » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:29 pm

Ryan wrote:
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Operations should have just said they didn't know anything
Well that's just sublime.

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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:35 pm

Joe K wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:39 am
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:05 am
In addition to Rudy Gobert, also Donovan Mitchell. Both All-Stars, though I guess the All-Star Game was long enough ago that it’s probably a coincidence.
I was in Chicago during All-Star weekend so I hope it’s a coincidence!
I don't think the issue is when the virus started, but rather whether an exposure during the All-Star Game would have revealed itself before now. But I have no idea. Also, Rudy has apparently been sick for a few days.

My son just landed a great job. He gets to go to local MLS and lower-level soccer games and give live reports to some gambling/stats site. But ...
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by mister d » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:37 pm

Ryan wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:28 pm
Operations should have just said they didn't know anything
Oooo.
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Post by degenerasian » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:38 pm

Kung Fu movies are like porn. There's 1 on 1, then 2 on 1, then a group scene..

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Post by Jerloma » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:42 pm

Do you guys know about the microphone thing? Is that in a Tweet that nobody has transcribed for me?
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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:43 pm

degenerasian wrote:
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As a Hawks fan, thank god.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by tennbengal » Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:56 pm

Jerloma wrote:
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Do you guys know about the microphone thing? Is that in a Tweet that nobody has transcribed for me?
Yes. And yes.

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Post by wlu_lax6 » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:23 pm

Baloney wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:41 am
PGA Golf next week, the Valspar Championship, to go ahead with no spectators.

https://www.fox13news.com/news/golf-cha ... spectators

Who's going to shut "Get in the hole"
Like how they basically went no fans until April 5th....April 6th are my tickets for Augusta

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Post by Nonlinear FC » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:31 pm

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:23 pm
Baloney wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:41 am
PGA Golf next week, the Valspar Championship, to go ahead with no spectators.

https://www.fox13news.com/news/golf-cha ... spectators

Who's going to shut "Get in the hole"
Like how they basically went no fans until April 5th....April 6th are my tickets for Augusta
They're not gonna have a choice by then. Not trying to be a bummer, but that's right around when the shit will truly be hitting the fan.

It also happens to be my 50th birthday week, and any plans I had around that are being canceled. My wife is a May baby, so we're hoping we can travel by then.
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Post by A_B » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:38 pm

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:31 pm
wlu_lax6 wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:23 pm
Baloney wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:41 am
PGA Golf next week, the Valspar Championship, to go ahead with no spectators.

https://www.fox13news.com/news/golf-cha ... spectators

Who's going to shut "Get in the hole"
Like how they basically went no fans until April 5th....April 6th are my tickets for Augusta
They're not gonna have a choice by then. Not trying to be a bummer, but that's right around when the shit will truly be hitting the fan.

It also happens to be my 50th birthday week, and any plans I had around that are being canceled. My wife is a May baby, so we're hoping we can travel by then.
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Post by GoodKarma » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:41 pm

I can't believe they haven't axed the NCAA Tournament already...they have to at this point, right?
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Post by A_B » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:44 pm

GoodKarma wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:41 pm
I can't believe they haven't axed the NCAA Tournament already...they have to at this point, right?
It's 75% of their total yearly revenue.

And if CBS/Turner are willing to pay that, how much do they have to be making in turn to make a profit?
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Post by brian » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:44 pm

GoodKarma wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:41 pm
I can't believe they haven't axed the NCAA Tournament already...they have to at this point, right?
Yeah, Duke's already pulled out. It's just a matter of time. I'm sure they're trying to figure out if there's a way to postpone, but presumably they'll quickly come to the conclusion that between arena availability and academic concerns there's no way they'll be able to.
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Post by DaveInSeattle » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:01 pm

brian wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:44 pm
GoodKarma wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:41 pm
I can't believe they haven't axed the NCAA Tournament already...they have to at this point, right?
Yeah, Duke's already pulled out. It's just a matter of time. I'm sure they're trying to figure out if there's a way to postpone, but presumably they'll quickly come to the conclusion that between arena availability and academic concerns there's no way they'll be able to.
Kentucky's out as well...

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Post by Baloney » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:10 pm

Indy car Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will go on, but closed to spectators, mayor says

https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/regi ... mayor-says

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Baloney wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:10 pm
Indy car Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will go on, but closed to spectators, mayor says

https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/regi ... mayor-says
Numpty
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Post by wlu_lax6 » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:20 pm

ESPN, ESPN2, CBS Sports, Fox Sports Network, BEin, BTN, ESPN Network, NBC Sports, Comcast SportsNetwork,etc. etc.

Think about the number or programming hours that need to get filled. What the hell are they going to talk about on sports center.

I see lots of taped Poker, 30 for 30, car shows, and classic events.

Wonder if infomercial rates are going up or down?

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Post by wlu_lax6 » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:21 pm

Also those mid/low tier sports could go under because of this. Indoor Lacrosse suspends league and that league does not have a big buffer.

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Post by P.D.X. » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:27 pm

Esports time to shine!

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Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:54 pm

wlu_lax6 wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:21 pm
Also those mid/low tier sports could go under because of this. Indoor Lacrosse suspends league and that league does not have a big buffer.
I think there needs to be a nationwide "automatic stay" on all recurring payment obligations, including payment on debt incurred before the past couple of weeks. No rent, no mortgage, no car loan payments, no business or commercial or construction loan payments. Interest gets suspended, collection efforts are stayed, no consequence for nonpayment. Salaried employees who aren't working don't need to be paid above a certain level (which will be okay since they won't have mortgages or whatever to pay either).

Then a low tier league wouldn't go under because they wouldn't have any ongoing payment obligations. They could just pick it up again when the crisis eases.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Post by tennbengal » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:57 pm

For all of you with youth soccer'ing interests - USYS shutting things down nationwide until at least April 15

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tennbengal wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:57 pm
For all of you with youth soccer'ing interests - USYS shutting things down nationwide until at least April 15
Where did you hear something like that?!?!?
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Post by brian » Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:21 pm

All NCAA winter championships cancelled.
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Post by phxgators » Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:22 pm

brian wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:21 pm
All NCAA winter championships cancelled.
Spring too

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