Friday, March 13, 2020
Recent Events Show Sports Not Immune From Global Pandemic
Thursday was the day when those who run sports in North America "finally understood it was time to reach for the red phone, the nuclear option."
Augusta National Hopes To Hold Masters Tournament Later In Year
One analyst believes holding the Masters without fans would have gone against "pretty much everything that Augusta stands for."
Sources: Communication Lacking Between NCAA, Conferences
Sources said that at a "time of crisis with big decisions needing to be made, the communication coming from the NCAA office was woefully lacking."
USSF President's Resignation Seemed Inevitable Following Backlash
Cindy Parlow Cone, who takes over for Carlos Cordeiro, will need to work on the "utter dysfunction that has surrounded U.S. Soccer for years now."
NHL, Bettman Facing Numerous Questions With "Pause" Of Season
Gary Bettman said he is "not sure how far into the summer the NHL could push the schedule as the league is taking a day-to-day approach" with the coronavirus.
ESPN Announcers Praised For Handling Of NBA Coronavirus News
Ryan Ruocco said it was "surreal" to be on-air when news broke that the NBA was suspending its season.
NFL Draft For Now Still On As Scheduled For Next Month In Vegas
The league did cancel the “annual meetings which were slated to go on in a couple of weeks in Florida.”