Coronavirus

On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan, China. The disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. As the outbreak continues to have an effect on Capital Region communities, 104.5 The Team is committed to bringing you the latest developments, resources and information to assist in this time of social distancing. Bookmark this page to stay updated with COVID-19 and how it affects the Albany, Saratoga, Troy and other areas.

The 152nd Belmont Stakes Will Run In June
With sports slowly beginning to return we have good news for horse racing fans, the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes is going to happen. NYRA announced today that the Belmont Stakes will take place on June 20th. Not only is this a welcome return for sports fans but this will give those of us who …
Joe Buck Says NFL Planning On Fake Crowd Noise
During an interview with Andy Cohen on Sirius XM's "Andy Cohen Live" NFL Announcer Joe Buck Said the NFL would get creative about the lack of fans at games. Be ready for Fake crowd noise and virtual fans at games this season.
Rays' Blake Snell Won't Play For Less Pay [VIDEO]
The reported rift between the MLB players and the MLB owners was confirmed by the Cy Young award winning ace pitcher of the Tampa Bay Rays. Blake Snell was on his Twitch channel and made it very clear that he has no intention of taking a pay cut to play baseball during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Siena's Liam Gleason On The Challenges Of Spring Sports
The COVID-19 pandemic ended all Spring sports for colleges and prematurely stopped Liam Gleason's second year as the Head Coach of Siena Men's Lacrosse. Gleason joined Levack and Goz to share how he's handled the season coming to an end, What his players are up to and what's next…
Which Of The Big 4 Sports Will Return First?
Today marks 57 days without professional or Collegiate sports in the US. That's pretty terrible to think about for diehard sports fans like most of us but there could be hope brewing. UFC 249 will take place this Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida and May 17th NASCAR returns with the Darlington …
The NFL Has Ticket Refund Plan In Place
The NFL plans on going ahead with the 2020 season as regularly planned, however they are clearly prepared for the worst. With the COVID-19 pandemic flipping the sports world on it's ear the only thing we know for sure is we really know nothing. All the other major sports have been postponed or …
Buster Tells Levack And Goz If There Will Be Baseball [AUDIO]
It's the beginning of May and not one inning of meaningful baseball has been played this year. Here we are on day 51 of no major sports and we're hearing the MLB WILL play but we have no idea how or when. ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney joins Levack and Goz to hopefully shed a little light o…
Beef Jerky Outlet Donating Hero SnackPacks To Heroes On The Front
Many of us are looking for ways to show our support to the man and women on the Front lines fighting COVID-19. The doctors, nurses, EMT's and fire fighters just to name a few. The Latham Beef Jerky Outlet is now donating Hero SnackPaks to keep them fueled up and will match every snack pack you …
XFL Files For Bankruptcy
The XFL has not only ceased to function as a league but now has filed for bankruptcy. The XFL is the first sports league to fold due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of the major sports leagues will no doubt feel the effects of postponing, suspending, amending or even cancelling games and or seasons d…
Golf Courses Officially Deemed Non-Essential
The on going debate over what businesses should be listed as essential which ones shouldn't continues to evolve. Even though we are seeing some positive momentum in New York State's fight against COVID-19 the "Stay At Home" order will remain in place until at least April 29th. On…

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