Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Published 2:45 p.m. ET March 13, 2020 CLOSE SportsPulse: With the increased spread of COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, across the country the NCAA made the historic decision to have March Madness without fans attending the games. A decision that will create some eerie and surreal scenes in the coming weeks. USA TODAYThe NCAA has decided to address rule changes that would provide avenues for Division I student-athletes in spring sports to regain lost eligibility and is considering the possibility of enacting similar waivers for athletes in winter sports whose seasons were recently cut short. “Council leadership agreed that eligibility relief is appropriate for all Division I student-athletes who participated in spring sports,” the Division I Council Coordination Committee said in a statement.In a letter to member schools, the committee said “that it will be appropriate to grant relief for the use of a season of competition for student-athletes who have participated in spring sports. The committee recognizes that several issues need to be addressed related to providing an additional season of competition, including financial aid implications.”In addition to canceling the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, the NCAA announced on Thursday that all championships would be canceled through


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