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Sports are slowly making their way back despite the coronavirus health crisis. Below is a rolling guide of the status of every major league covered in theScore app and other notable events.
Last updated: Aug. 10, 2020
|NCAAF||🚫||Big Ten & MAC seasons canceled|
|NFL||⚠️||Numerous players opt out of 2020|
|Tour de France||⚠️||Aug. 29-Sept. 20|
|Kentucky Derby||⚠️||Sept. 5|
|Preakness Stakes||⚠️||Oct. 3|
|2020 Olympics||🚫||Moved to 2021 (July 23-Aug. 8)|
|Euro 2020||🚫||Moved to 2021 (June 11-July 11)|
|Copa America 2020||🚫||Moved to 2021 (June 11-July 11)|
|Minor League Baseball||❌||Canceled|
|Boston Marathon||❌||Canceled (virtual event Sept. 7-14)|
|New York City Marathon||❌||Canceled|
|Ligue 1||❌||Canceled (PSG declared champs)|
|BIG3||❌||2020 season canceled|
NCAAF: The 2020 college football season is in jeopardy due to the coronavirus pandemic. The MAC and Big Ten canceled their seasons on Aug. 8 and 10, respectively.
NFL: The preseason is canceled and the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony is postponed (the latter until likely summer 2021). Camps opened in late July but numerous players have opted out of the season.
Major League Soccer: MLS returned July 8, with clubs involved in a tournament taking place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The 2020 regular season will resume on Aug. 12 in home markets.
MLB: The league opened its 60-game campaign July 23. The shortened regular season runs until late September and will be followed by an expanded 16-team postseason in October.
NHL: A 24-team return-to-play playoff format is being held in Edmonton (Western Conference) and Toronto (Eastern Conference). The qualifying round began Aug. 1.
ATP, WTA Tennis: The ATP and WTA Tours released their provisional summer schedules, with plans to resume in August. The WTA returned at the Palermo Ladies Open on Aug. 3. The men will compete in the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Aug. 21.
Champions League: The tournament resumed Aug. 7 with the second leg of the round of 16 at the home team's stadium. After that, the remaining rounds will be played as a straight knockout tournament in Lisbon. All ties from the quarterfinals on will be single-leg fixtures.
NBA: A 22-team return-to-play format began July 30, and it includes eight seeding games and a play-in tournament for the eighth seed in each conference. Games are being played at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
La Liga: Spain's top soccer league restarted its season June 11, with Real Madrid crowned champions in mid-July for a record 34th time.
Serie A: Italy's top soccer league resumed play June 20. Juventus were crowned champions for the ninth straight year.
Premier League: England's top soccer league resumed June 17. The season is scheduled to be completed by the end of July.
Bundesliga: The Bundesliga returned May 16 and wrapped in late June. Games were played under strict regulations with no fans in attendance.
UFC: The UFC was one of the first sports leagues to return, holding four events in May. UFC 250 was held June 6 in Las Vegas. "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi was operational for UFC 251 on July 11.
PGA Tour: The season officially resumed June 11 with the Charles Schwab Challenge without fans in attendance. The May 14-17 PGA Championship is rescheduled for Aug. 6-9. The June 18-21 U.S. Open has been moved to Sept. 17-20. The R&A officially canceled the 2020 Open Championship, making it the first event to be canceled rather than postponed. The Masters are slated for Nov. 9-12, and the Ryder Cup has been pushed back to September 2021.
Euro 2020: Qualifying playoffs for the rescheduled tournament (2021) are postponed indefinitely.