COVID impacts sports leagues world-wide


TAYLOR COUNTY—The following is a list of worldwide sports leagues and events that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the leagues’ estimated start (or resumed) dates. This list and the dates are subject to change.
 
BASKETBALL:
*NBA: Season resumes June 14
Status: Estimated date
*WNBA: Season won’t begin on time, originally scheduled for May 15
Status: Postponed
 
FOOTBALL
*NFL Draft: April 23-25
Status: Dates set
*NFL Opener: Sept. 10
Status: No change
*NFL First Sunday: Sept. 13
Status: No change
*NCAAF: Week 0, Aug. 29
Status: No change
*NCAAF: Week 1, Sept. 5
Status: No change
*CFL: Week 1, July 1
Status: Estimated
*XFL: Canceled
Status: Suspended Operations
 
BASEBALL
*MLB: Opening Day, June 16, could open earlier in Arizona
Status: Estimated date
 
HOCKEY
*NHL: Season resumes June 15
Status: Estimated date
 
SOCCER
*MLS: Season opener, May 10
Status: Estimated date  
*Champions League: TBD
Status: Postponed
*Euro 2020: Moved to 2021
Status: Postponed
   
COMBAT MMA
*UFC 249: April 18
Status: Postponed
*Bellator 242: May 9
Status: Postponed
 
BOXING
*Top Rank: Wilder vs. Fury III, early October
Status: Estimated Date
*Golden Boy: Canelo vs GGG, Oct. 12
Status: Date Set
 
TENNIS
*ATP/WTA: Tour resumes July 13
Status: Estimated date
*US Open: Aug. 31-Sept. 13
Status: No change
*French Open: Sept. 20-Oct. 4
Status: Rescheduled date
 *Wimbledon: Will return in 2021
Status: Postponed
 
GOLF
*PGA: Tour resumes May 21
Status: Estimated date
*LPGA: Tour resumes June 18
Status: Estimated date
*PGA Championship, Aug. 6-9
Status: Rescheduled date
*FedEx Cup, Aug. 13-Sept. 7
Status: Rescheduled date
*US Open, Sept. 17-20
Status: Rescheduled date
*Ryder Cup: Sept. 25-27
Status: Date set
*The Masters: Nov. 12-15
Status: Rescheduled date
*European Tour: TBD
Status: Postponed
*Open Championship: Will return in 2021
Status: Postponed
 
HORSE RACING
*The Preakness: TBD
Status: Postponed
*Belmont Stakes: June 6
Status: No change
*Kentucky Derby: Sept. 5
Status: Rescheduled date
*Breeders’ Cup: Nov. 6-7
Status: No change
 
AUTO RACING
*NASCAR: Season starts May 24
Status: Estimated date
*Formula One: Season starts June 14
Status: Estimated date
*IndyCar: Season starts June 6
Status: Estimated date
*Indianapolis 500, Aug. 23
Status: Rescheduled date
 
RUGBY
*AFL: Season resumes June 11
Status: Estimated date
 
BIKE RACING
*Tour de France: Will run Aug. 29-Sept. 20
Status: Postponed
 
2020 OLYMPICS
*Summer Games: Rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8. 2021
Status: Postponed

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