A spike in positive COVID-19 tests at MLB training facilities has further delayed negotiations on beginning the 2020 season. Time is running out on the commissioner’s last-ditch option of ordering … Continue Reading 5 Sports to Watch on TV with No MLB Action in Sight
On May 21st, Carlos Aranda Jr., a coach for the Nicaraguan baseball team Las Fieras de San Fernando, died after being hospitalized with symptoms of COVID-19. Two other San Fernando … Continue Reading Death of Nicaraguan Baseball Coach Raises Concerns about Safety of MLB Coaches During Pandemic
While professional sports remain cancelled in North America due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) of South Korea launched its 2020 season on May 5 in spectator-free … Continue Reading Canadian Fans Left Out of KBO Broadcasts
On Thursday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced that Opening Day would be delayed by at least two weeks due to the public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This … Continue Reading You Can’t Take Me Out to the Ballgame
As I predicted earlier this week, MLB waited to suspend baseball operations until after another major North American league decided to take decisive action on the spread of coronavirus. On … Continue Reading MLB Suspends Baseball Operations After NBA Takes Lead on Coronavirus
The spread of COVID-19 at the beginning of 2020 has caused major social disruption in heavily affected countries, like China and Italy, thanks to quarantine orders and travel bans. Public … Continue Reading Will Coronavirus Fears Drive Fans Away from MLB Games?