Latest CDC recommendation extends live sports hiatus

Nick Friar
March 15, 2020 - 8:11 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is advising against all events that consist of 50 people or more for the next eight weeks in the United States.

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The CDC’s recommendation does not apply to “schools, institutes of higher learning or businesses.” However, one business that will be impacted is the sports industry.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the NBA is looking at possibly playing games into August.

Also, Sam Kennedy’s idea that games lost early in the 2020 MLB season will get moved to later in the year seems much less likely.