Southland to Limit Attendance at Future Rounds of Basketball Tournaments Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

first_img— Southland Strong — The Katy Kids Dribble scheduled for Saturday morning at the Merrell Center will also be cancelled. “While this announcement creates considerable inconvenience for many fans, these measures are being taken with the health and well-being of the tournament’s participants in mind, including student-athletes and coaches,” Southland Commissioner Tom Burnett said. “This is of the utmost importance as we’re seeing similar issues across the country with other sporting events, including the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships in the coming weeks.  The Southland will continue monitor and to take necessary precautions through the weeks ahead as other competition and championship events are scheduled.” Beginning with Thursday’s women’s first round and men’s second round games, arena entry will be restricted to participating teams, game officials, tournament staff, spirit groups (at each institution’s discretion), credentialed media, other support personnel, and family members included on the team’s official pass list. There will be no entry allowed for ticket holders and no opportunity to purchase tickets at the Merrell Center.  In the near future, the Southland and its member institutions will provide a refund policy to fans who have purchased tickets.center_img All games of the Southland Tournament are being televised as scheduled, with all preliminary contests being shown live on ESPN+.  Saturday’s men’s championship game will be shown live on ESPN2 at 8:30 p.m. Central, while Sunday’s women’s title game will be shown live on CBS Sports Network at 1 p.m. Central. KATY, TX – The Southland Conference has announced it will limit attendance beginning Thursday morning at the 2020 Hercules Tires Southland Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments at the Leonard E. Merrell Center, due to precautions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.last_img read more

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis says he has a bro

first_imgPanthers linebacker Thomas Davis says he has a broken forearm. Still hopes to play in the Super Bowl.— Steve Reed (@SteveReedAP) January 25, 2016Davis returned to the field before halftime and trainers had wrapped his right forearm.With the Cardinals driving, Arizona tight end Darren Fells made a catch and leapt in the air, colliding with the Panthers’ star linebacker. Davis’ right arm appeared limp and he headed to the locker room for X-rays before the second quarter ended.Davis left the NFC Championship game with six first-half tackles, two of which were for a loss.Here’s a look at the play that injured Davis. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo – / 69 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories center_img Arizona Cardinals’ Darren Fells is hit by Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis (58) and Luke Kuechly after catching a pass during the first half the NFL football NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Everything appeared to be going the Carolina Panthers’ way in the first half of their NFC Championship against the Arizona Cardinals.Carolina built a 17-0 lead as Arizona’s offense looked shaky and its defense and special teams gave up several big plays, but the tide started to turn in the middle of the second quarter.As Arizona rookie running back David Johnson helped the offense settle down, the Panthers lost linebacker Thomas Davis to a broken arm with less than six minutes to play in the first half. After Carolina’s 49-15 win over Arizona, Thomas said he would attempt to play in the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos. 0 Comments   Share   Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more