Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Canceled Events

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Canceled Events

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Selected sports events canceled or postponed because of Tuesday's terrorist attacks:

-- AUTO RACING -- NASCAR postponed the New Hampshire 300 and the Craftsman Trucks Silverado 350 in Fort Worth, Texas scheduled for Sunday. NASCAR also canceled the Featherlite Modified Tour and Busch North Series races in Loudon, N.H. and the Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series in Idaho all scheduled for tomorrow. The IRL Chevy 500 in Fort Worth, Texas, scheduled for Sunday was postponed. NHRA postponed the Keystone Nationals in Reading, Pa., until Oct. 4-7.

-- BASEBALL -- Major League Baseball postponed all games (91) Tuesday through Sunday. The International, Pacific Coast, Eastern, Southern, California, Midwest, Florida State, and New York-Penn leagues canceled the remainder of their championship series. Other leagues still in playoffs postponed games through Thursday.

-- NFL -- Called off all games for Week 2, 14 games scheduled for Sunday and the Monday night game.

-- NHL -- Canceled the 23 preseason games scheduled for tomorrow and Sunday.

-- BOXING -- The undisputed middleweight title fight between Felix Trinidad and Bernard Hopkins, scheduled for tomorrow at Madison Square Garden in New York, was postponed.

-- COLLEGE FOOTBALL -- All Division I-A games scheduled for last night, tonight and tomorrow were postponed. Four games were canceled: Navy at Northwestern, Marshall at TCU, Bowling Green at South Carolina, and Appalachian State at Troy State. Twenty-two Division I-AA games were postponed and six games were canceled.

-- OTHER COLLEGE SPORTS -- The Big West Conference postponed all events through yesterday and any events involving air travel through tomorrow. The Mid-American postponed all conference competition through tomorrow. The Big East, Metro Atlantic Athletic, Pac-10 postponed all conference competition through the weekend. …

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