NHL & Rock Hall of Fame Latest to Cancel Due to Coronavirus
It looks like there are two more event casualties to the ongoing coronavirus concerns adding to the list that seems to be growing by the hour.
The National Hockey League is set to suspend their season amid the concern over the coronavirus. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman reached out to clubs early Thursday morning to tell them the regular season would be suspended due to the spread of the coronavirus, Details were set to be discussed and worked out later today. An official announcement is set to be made later today.
In Cleveland, this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is now postponed following the ever growing coronavirus concerns. “We are very disappointed to announce the postponement of this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony,” Rock Hall President Joel Peresman said to Rolling Stone. “Our first concern is to the health and safety of our attendees and artists and we are complying to the direction of the local and state authorities and common sense. We look forward to rescheduling the ceremony and will make that announcement at the earliest convenience.” The event, that was filled with weeklong activities leading up to it, was scheduled for May 2nd. At this time a new date has not been announced.
Up next is Major League Baseball and according to reports owners are set to discuss spring training and how to respond to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak later today.