COVID champions

It’s a wonder any pro champions were crowned in 2020. But somehow sports found a way to press on — at least in most cases. Dates were scrambled, precautions were taken, and trophies were still raised, with little or no fan participation.

Event Original date(s) New date(s) Winner(s)

Masters April 9-12 Nov. 12-15 TBD

Kentucky Derby May 2 Sept. 5 Authentic

PGA Championship May 14-17 Aug. 6-9 Collin Morikawa

Preakness Stakes May 16 Oct. 3 Swiss Skydiver

Indianapolis 500 May 24 Aug 23 Takuma Sato

French Open May 24-June 7 Sept. 20-Oct. 4 Rafael Nadal/Iga Swiatek

Stanley Cup Final May-June Sept. 19-28 Tampa Bay Lightning

NBA Finals June 4-21 Sept. 30-Oct. 11 L.A. Lakers

U.S. Women’s Open June 4-7 Dec. 10-13 TBD

Belmont Stakes June 6 June 20 Tiz the Law

U.S. Open (golf) June 18-21 Sept. 17-20 Bryson DeChambeau

Tour de France June 27-July 19 Aug. 29 - Sept. 20 Tadej Pogacar

Wimbledon June 29-July 12 canceled —

British Open July 16–19 canceled —

Women’s British Open Aug. 20-23 no change Sophia Popov

U.S. Open (tennis) Aug. 31.-Sept. 13 no change Dominic Thiem/Naomi Osaka

Ryder Cup Sept. 25-27 postponed to 2021 —

WNBA Finals Sept. 29-Oct. 10 Oct. 2-6 Seattle Storm

World Series Oct. 20-27 no change L.A. Dodgers

MLS Cup Nov. 7 Dec. 12 TBD

NASCAR Cup finale Nov. 8 no change TBD