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Teams and tournaments in Charlotte and across the country have been altered or cancelled.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A wide variety of Charlotte-area sporting events and teams have been canceled because of the Coronavirus crisis in the United States. Here is a list, that we will continue to update


The NBA has suspended play indefinitely. The Hornets are 23-42 with 17 games remaining. The team is determining its next steps as the NBA is on hiatus.


The NCAA Tournament, as well as all spring and winter championships, have been canceled.

Conference tournaments involving area D1 schools (Charlotte, Davidson) have been canceled. Both schools returned home from their respective tournaments on Thursday. Winthrop already earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament, and now won't get to play.

The D2 regional tournament in Tennessee, which includes Queens, will hold games without fans in attendance, as of Thursday afternoon. Queens is scheduled to play Saturday.


The remainder of the Men's Basketball Tournament has been canceled due to coronavirus.


The NCHSAA has postponed its state basketball championship games, and suspended sports indefinitely.

North Meck and Shelby boys, as well as Vance girls were set to play in state championship basketball games Saturday.


The Carolina Panthers are reportedly not allowing scouts, coaches and other officials to fly. The NFL has canceled its annual meeting, pushing rules and other agenda items to its quarterly meeting in May.


The United Soccer League, which includes the Charlotte Independence, has suspended play for a minimum of 30 days. The Independence are 1-0 and were set to open their home season on Saturday.

The Mexican National team's match in Charlotte on March 26 has been canceled. Those who bought tickets through SeatGeek and Ticketmaster will automatically receive a refund.


Conference USA has suspended all spring sports. The 49ers football program has canceled its annual spring game, scheduled for March 21.


NASCAR has postponed the next two races at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is unclear when the season will resume.


The PGA Tour will not allow fans at tournaments through the Valero Texas Open in early April.

The Wells Fargo Championship comes to Charlotte on April 27.


The NHL has temporarily suspended play. The Charlotte Checkers have canceled their two weekend home games. Refunds are automatic for fans who purchased through Ticketmaster and Fevo. Tickets purchased at Bojangles Coliseum box office must be refunded in person. Updates on the Checkers remaining four regular-season home games will be announced later.


MLB is pushing the start of its season back at least two weeks and cancelling Spring Training games. The Charlotte Knights were set to begin their minor league season on April 9.

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