John Supowitz | May 27th, 2020
Would you be able to watch NFL games knowing the fans and crowd noise aren’t real?
Sam Schneider | May 5th, 2020
“Wel- uh um ttoo Ope ing-ing Day-ay ah twennnnnty-tee bayayseball eason!”.
More iconic words have probably never been spoken in the history of Major League Baseball. Even with less-than-stellar Wi-Fi, the announcer (sitting on his deck near the coast of South Carolina) is ushering in the first game of a season. It was delayed by a world pandemic and still with many restrictions in place. He is watching the same feed as you and me. Coming to us from a solitary camera perched in the stands. It is roughly seventy-five feet behind home plate and elevated for a full view of the field.
Josh Elias | April 6th, 2020
So, as you’ve probably noticed by now, we’re, um, having a bit of a problem at the moment.
I haven’t mentioned it yet because almost every article I’ve seen for weeks has been about it, but we’re in the midst of what’s likely to be the worst pandemic in at least 60 years, a financial collapse that will shatter our economic systems as we know them, and – definitely not worst of all – no basketball. Continue reading
Dom Lunardo | March 24th, 2020
It’s been just under 2 weeks since the National Hockey League suspended play indefinitely due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The players miss playing, the coaches miss coaching, and the fans, without question, miss cheering on their favorite team. However, with a halt in the action, it’s an appropriate time to look at some significant pieces league-wide who are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents (UFAs) at season’s end.
Dom Lunardo | March 24th, 2020
Like all professional sports leagues across North America, the NHL, for all intents and purposes, is swimming in unknown and unprecedented waters while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This global pandemic has forced the National Hockey League to hit the pause button due to reasons on both the safety and well-being of its players, team officials, and fans alike.
Mason Thompson | March 13th, 2020
This week, a multitude of high-profile sporting events were postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus. Events like March Madness and the Big Ten and SEC basketball championship brackets have been canceled and a couple of NBA players have tested positive for the virus since the league’s announcement of the league being suspended. The NFL is in its offseason but is now approaching the time where the teams address their needs by flying in players from all over the country for visits with free agents and draft-eligible players. I’ll take a look at how the virus has affected the league already as well as events in the near future it could affect. Continue reading
Dr. Beth Sullivan | March 12th, 2020
The beginning of March is normally a major time in many sports. The NBA season is winding down, the MLB is preparing for opening day, predraft events are occurring in the NFL and NCAA basketball is preparing for the annual right of spring, March Madness. This year is going to be a little different and it is all because of COVID-19 or coronavirus. This little bugger is impacting life as we know it. As of today, most if not all of the major sports have opted to suspend play or delay the beginning of the new season because of this global health emergency. Continue reading