"As developments continue to emerge around the COVID-19 pandemic, including the extension of the social distancing guidelines in the United States through April 30, the WNBA will postpone the start of its training camps and tip of the regular season originally scheduled for May 15", Engelbert said.
Engelbert said last week that she thought the WNBA, as a smaller league, could be more "agile" with regard to schedule changes or anything else needed to start playing again. The WNBA draft will be a virtual event this year.
The April 17 draft will go on as scheduled, but fans, players and team staff won't be gathered together. Training camps were to open on April 26 and the regular season on May 15.
"Our guiding principle will continue to be the health and safety of the players, fans and employees", Engelbert stated. Chennedy Carter of Texas A&M, Satou Sabally of OR and Megan Walker of CT are the big-name juniors to leave school for the WNBA.
While other domestic sports leagues at all levels suspended, postponed or canceled seasons and competitions as the threat of the virus escalated, the WNBA waited to announce its decision.
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Jovovich and Anderson, 55, are the actress-director team responsible for the Resident Evil franchise, also based on a video game. There she meets the Hunter (Jaa), with the two teaming up to close a portal to prevent monsters from attacking earth.
Every other major sports league has been put on hold due to the virus. The league had been set to go on break for almost a month to accommodate the Tokyo Olympics, which have been postponed to 2021.
"We will get through this hard time together and look forward to seeing our fans and defending our championship as soon as safely possible", Mystics General Manager and Coach Mike Thibault said.
Engelbert said that whenever the WNBA does start, it will follow a strict protocol regarding the health and well-being of players, coaches and fans. New York City, where the WNBA league offices are located, is the epicenter with more than 2,900 deaths.
"We are grateful for the front line workers who are courageously combating [the coronavirus]", Valavanis said. One of the Seattle Storm's properties for the season, the Angel of the Winds Arena, is getting used as a coronavirus isolation web site.
Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the COVID-19 global death toll could grow more quickly in the future. While outdoor operations are still allowed where possible, the indoor closures are effective immediately.
Army is a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Independent and Navy is a member of the American Athletic Conference in the FBS. In football, this is an FCS conference and the second one to cancel fall sports after the Ivy League did so last week.
Eligible counties could apply for variances to progress through the phase more quickly, but that has also been put on hold. He didn't include schools, which are slated to resume for in-person learning in a few weeks in much of the state.
Tarasov added that the first group of volunteers would be discharged on July 15, 2020, followed by the second group on July 20th. He told The Canadian Press that he expected the first phase of the trial to get underway within about three weeks .
Its rover also has carries a weather station, a magnetic field detector and a ground-penetrating radar. When he returned to the UAE he turned a nationwide hero and because the nation has been house mad.
Un an après son sacre en Ligue des Champions, Liverpool est devenu champion d'Angleterre pour la première fois depuis 30 ans. Voilà comment se dessine l'avenir chez Jürgen Klopp , qui a donc encore pas mal d'idées après Liverpool.
Roadside bomb kills 6 Afghan civilians in east
Habibullah, who like many Afghans uses only one name, was inspecting checkpoints early in the morning when the attack happened. The attack took place in the Samangan provincial capital of Aybak.
Organizers of Hong Kong's Tiananmen vigil appear in court
The police raid may have helped to publicize the primary election, however, with news circulating widely throughout the city. But it is being widely viewed as a test of opposition to the controversial new law that took effect last month .
Manchester City Escapes Champions League Ban
If City's ban was upheld, then fifth place in the Premier League would have qualified for next season's Champions League . Manchester City's ban being overturned gives #MUFC one more reason to win Today's match against the Southampton.
Analog Devices buying Maxim Integrated in all-stock deal
Analog Devices Inc ., based in Norwood, Massachusetts, provides technology used in everything from healthcare to transportation. Analog Units is at present less than 50 percent the dimensions of market place leader Texas Devices Inc.by income.