The worldwide epidemic known as COVID-19 or the Coronavirus has debilitated whole countries and posed a serious threat to the United States, let alone the sports world.
Acclaimed journalist Jane McManus, New York Daily News sports columnist & Director of Marist’s Center for Sports Communication, has been covering the impact that the coronavirus has affected sports. At the time of this release (March 11, 2020), a major tennis tournament has been canceled, as well as a few college basketball post-season conference tournaments. Furthermore, the NBA, NHL, MLB, and MLS have altered media access to locker rooms as one response.
This is an ongoing story, and perhaps some facts have been changed as time passes. Please know that there will be follow-ups as news warrants.
Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.