Homar Ramirez, Executive Director of the North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association, which includes Cape Fear Christian Academy, has not ruled out games this spring, The NCISAA will follow the lead of state and federal officials regarding safeguards for the coronavirus before making an announcement on or before May 1. … Vernon Carey Jr. of Duke has announced that he is entering the NBA draft after averaging 17.8 points and 8.8 rebounds in his lone season for the Blue Devils. Carey was the ACC Freshman of the Year. … Former Columbia power forward Patrick Tape has decided again to transfer to Duke after decommitting from the Blue Devils earlier this month. … Major League Baseball is discussing playing games at training sites in Arizona and Florida with revised divisions for the 2020 season. Games would be televised without fans. The World Series could utilize domed stadiums in each state to match the Cactus (Arizona) and Grapefruit (Florida) champions.