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Bucs asking AdventHealth Training Center staff to work from home, suspending travel due to coronavirus concerns

Posted: 6:13 PM, Mar 12, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-12 18:13:08-04
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TAMPA, Fla. -- As the sports world continue to make scheduling changes to games and tournaments in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are also taking action to make sure the team's players, coaches and staff are safe.

The Bucs announced they are transitioning their entire "AdventHealth Training Center staff to work from home." Tampa Bay will also suspend business-related travel for the team's scouts, coaches and staff.

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The Bucs said they are continuing all business operations and preparations for the 2020 season.

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As of Thursday evening, the 2020 NFL Draft is still scheduled to take place in Las Vegas from April 23 to 25.

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The NBA announced Wednesday it will suspend the 2019-2020 season after Utah Jazz All-Star center Rudy Gobert reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. The NBA, MLS and MLB also followed suit in delaying or suspending their seasons.

The NFL does not start its preseason games until August and will not kickoff the regular season until September 2020.

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