This post updates our April 8, 2020 Post about the state of professional sports as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In our last post, we discussed the proposals that the NBA and MLB were discussing on how to restart the season. This post will discuss certain sports restarting their seasons.
On March 11, 2020, the world as I know it and many other sports fanatics occurred, the NBA ceased playing games as a result of Rudy Gobert testing positive for COVID-19. That revelation set off a chain reaction throughout the Sports World. Within 2 days, all conference post season College Basketball tournaments (including the NCAA College Basketball tournaments) and Major League Baseball Spring Trainingwere cancelled. The NBA, NHL, MLS and Professional Soccer Leagues were suspended indefinitely. For many (including the author), Sports serves as a getaway from the stresses of daily lives.