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March 12, 2020

WATCH: Kentucky fans in Nashville on March Madness being canceled

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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After the news that the 2020 SEC and NCAA Tournaments have been canceled due to the coronavirus, KSR walked around the eerily quiet streets of Nashville to interview the fans that are still here. We’re all heartbroken, but still love the Cats — even a Tennessee fan, who was an incredibly good sport.  

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John Calipari’s official statement on the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:19pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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“Today’s news has stunned all of us. It’s just now sinking in for me. As disappointed as we all are, this was the right decision for the health of our nation. “I’m saddened for everyone. My heart is broken for our guys, but I’m equally as disappointed for the thousands of student-athletes across the country…

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Governor Beshear recommends schools in Kentucky close for two weeks

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:47pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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This afternoon, Governor Andy Beshear announced there are now ten confirmed cases of coronavirus in Kentucky. As a result, he is recommending that all schools in the state cease in-person classes for at least two weeks. He is giving superintendents the flexibility to keep cafeterias open to provide food to students if needed. The two…

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Everything SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said about canceling the tournament

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20 Comments Disabled

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Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey just addressed the media regarding the league’s decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 SEC Tournament over the coronavirus outbreak. We’ll be breaking down his comments all afternoon, but for now, here are the video and transcript of his remarks. THE MODERATOR: Thanks, everyone, for coming. As you can…

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SEC suspends on and off-campus recruiting through March 30

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:22pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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In light of the coronavirus outbreak, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey just announced the league has suspended on- and off-campus recruiting through the end of March, at least. “We did have conversations about recruiting I referenced and have stopped off campus and on campus recruiting for a period of time. That could be extended. I’ve…

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We are all the St. John’s mascot right now

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:20pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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Weird world keeps getting weirder. The Big East just became the latest conference to cancel its tournament over the coronavirus outbreak. The news broke during halftime of the St. John’s vs. Creighton game, leaving Johnny Thunderbird, the St. John’s mascot, sad in the stands. We are all Johnny Thunderbird right now. If you’re keeping track…

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All SEC Athletic Events Postponed to March 30

Nick Roush 12:41pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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The fallout from the SEC’s decision to cancel the 2020 SEC men’s basketball tournament continues. Greg Sankey released the following statement regarding the tournament’s cancellation amid coronavirus concerns. “We understand that this decision will be disappointing to our student-athletes and coaches who have been preparing all season to compete in this event as well as…

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LISTEN: Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear provides coronavirus update on KSR

Nick Roush 10:45am March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear joined Matt Jones on the Kentucky Sports Radio airwaves to share what steps the state is taking to prevent the spread of the coronavirus around the Commonwealth. Governor Beshear recommended that people should avoid gathering in large crowds. The SEC Tournament in Nashville and the Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena fall…

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BBNBA: NBA Suspends Season Amid Coronavirus Outbreak. Now What?

Zack Geoghegan 10:00am March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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Good morning. folks. It feels like I am living in a science fiction book. Let’s talk NBA. RECAP Wow. I have been in a state of absolute shock for the last 12 hours. In the middle of Wednesday night’s slate of games, the NBA abruptly postponed the Utah Jazz-Oklahoma City Thunder game seconds before tipoff.…

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March 11, 2020

Tonight’s SEC Tournament games will be held with fans; remaining sessions TBD

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:03pm March 11, 2020 3/11/20

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Moments ago, the NCAA announced this year’s NCAA Tournament will be held without fans in the stands due to the coronavirus outbreak. What about the SEC Tournament? The league just announced that tonight’s first round games will be held as scheduled with fans in attendance; however, the rest of the sessions are to be determined.…

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