College Sports Cancelled: Reactions


The last few days have been entirely unprecedented in the history of college sports. Never before has the entire sports calendar been cleared of all of its most important events in a matter of hours. There’s no question that the NCAA did the right thing, as these cancellations are certain to save untold numbers of lives. At the same time, our hearts go out to those athletes whose collegiate careers were either abruptly interrupted or brought to a conclusion. The subsequent outpouring of confusion, sadness, solidarity, and support has been extraordinary. Below, we’ve gathered some of the many statements made by college athletes and coaches in response to this unexpected series of events.