CLOSE SportsPulse: The United States Olympic Committee made the decision to cancel its annual media summit as a result of growing fears surrounding the coronavirus. USA TODAYSports organizations are taking drastic measures to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus among players and fans. Already, four major pro sports leagues in North America — MLB, NBA, NHL and MLS — have temporarily closed their clubhouses and locker rooms to the media. And a member of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic organizing committee’s executive board raised the possibility of the Games being postponed for a year or two if they can’t go on as scheduled.As the worldwide death toll topped 4,000 on Tuesday and the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases approached 117,000, here are the latest developments in the sports world:Ivy League hoops tourneys canceledThe Yale men’s and Princeton women’s teams will represent the Ivy League in the upcoming NCAA Tournaments after officials scrapped the postseason conference tourneys to “limit large gatherings on campuses in light of the coronavirus situation.”In response to players who expressed frustration with the decision, Ivy League executive director Robin Harris said public health concerns were paramount: “We understand and share the disappointment with student-athletes, coaches and fans who will not be able to participate in these tournaments.”Big West,


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