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The Navy football team will get a chance to make up two of its games that were postponed because of the coronavirus.
NAVY WILL HOST MEMPHIS AND TULSA TO MAKE UP GAMES POSTPONED BY CORONAVIRUS ISSUESKAREEM COPELANDNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In April, infectious disease and public health groups, through the Measles & Rubella Initiative, warned that measles immunization campaigns in 24 countries had already been pushed back and that more would be postponed.
2019 WAS A TERRIBLE YEAR FOR MEASLES. 2021 COULD BE MUCH WORSE.JULIA BELLUZNOVEMBER 12, 2020VOX
Four SEC games scheduled for this weekend have been postponed, with the contest between Georgia and Missouri the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic that had already washed out the marquee game Saturday featuring No.
FOUR SEC GAMES, INCLUDING ALABAMA-LSU, POSTPONED AS CONFERENCE GRAPPLES WITH PANDEMICDES BIELER, CINDY BORENNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Diminished access to health careDental surgery, routine visits and elective surgeries at Veterans Administration medical centers have been postponed since mid-March.
EIGHT REASONS COVID-19 HAS HIT VETERANS PARTICULARLY HARDBY JAMIE ROWEN/THE CONVERSATIONNOVEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
That fear took a step closer to becoming reality Tuesday when the American Athletic Conference announced that Saturday’s game against Memphis has been postponed.
NAVY HAS SECOND CONSECUTIVE GAME POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUSKAREEM COPELANDNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even as tour officials canceled and postponed three months’ worth of events, it became clear pro golf would resume play before other sports.
GOLF BET BIG ON LEGALIZED SPORTS GAMBLING. IT’S PAYING OFF.RICK MAESENOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Financial Times reported on Thursday that the new regulations, which threaten to put a significant dent in Ant’s future revenues, were a major reason why regulators postponed the IPO.
CHINA’S MARKETS WELCOME HOMEGROWN TECH—BUT ANT’S SUSPENDED IPO IS A REMINDER OF THE RISKSGRADY MCGREGORNOVEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
The football game between Navy and Tulsa scheduled for Saturday was postponed after positive cases of the coronavirus at Navy forced the Midshipmen to halt team activities Thursday.
NAVY’S FOOTBALL GAME AGAINST TULSA POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS CASES AT THE ACADEMYKAREEM COPELANDNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Cardinals Coach Steve Satterfield considered postponing his team’s game against the Hokies, which Virginia Tech won, 42-35, Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Stadium.
VIRGINIA’S GAME AGAINST LOUISVILLE POSTPONED AFTER CORONAVIRUS CASES AMONG CARDINALSGENE WANGNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Coach Scott Frost said the program was “prepared to look for other options” if the Big Ten wasn’t going to be playing, and eight Cornhuskers players filed a lawsuit against the conference over its decision to postpone.
NEBRASKA FOOTBALL IS AIRING ITS GRIEVANCES AGAINST THE BIG TEN, OVER AND OVER AND OVERMATT BONESTEELOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO POSTPONEMENT

  • come-off
  • delay
  • detour
  • difficulty
  • diversion
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escaping
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • inertia
  • postponement
  • roundabout
  • shunning
  • abandonment
  • abdication
  • disclaimer
  • foregoing
  • postponement
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • relinquishment
  • remission
  • renunciation
  • reservation
  • resignation
  • setting aside
  • surrender
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