By Marc Lawrence — As the coronavirus has spread around the globe in recent months, tournaments, games and other sporting events were canceled, and others modified. Per ESPN, here’s the latest on how the coronavirus is affecting sports in the U.S. and around the world: The NFL has shortened its 2020 preseason to two games, part of a larger acclimatization plan for players after an unprecedented virtual offseason program. … NBA commissioner Adam Silver remains “pretty confident” about the league’s plan to safely resume play at the end of July … MLB Spring Training 2.0, or summer camp? No matter what you call it, baseball’s road back to the field has begun … To see the current status of all other major league sports click here
For the first time in eight seasons, the NBA league record for total 3-pointers made won’t get broken. And it was on pace to get smashed this season. The league was on target for 29,844 3-pointers, which would have been 1,899 more than the record of 27,955 last season.
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2020 PLAYBOOK Football Preview Guide magazine reports: New Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich figures to heed the advice from his predecessor Mike Leach, who told him, “Ignore what people say and try to score the best way you can.” Rest assured, Rolovich will. He was a record-setting quarterback at Hawaii and played or coached the run-and-shoot in his 12 years on the island of Oahu. FYI: Rolovich is 4-22 SU and 3-23 ATS as a head coach in games in which his team fails to score 28 points.