COVID-19 and Sports: Black Athletes Should Not Be Subject to a New Tuskegee Experiment

Mark Bacon—Main Event Sports DC On March 11, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, in the midst of his first all-star season, tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Afterward, the NBA suspended the season “until further notice.” The day after that, Gobert’s teammate Donovan Mitchell, also an all-star, tested positive. Around the same time, the impact of[…]

The Impact of COVID-19 on Sports Media

Mark Bacon—Main Event Sports DC As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress worldwide, many are trying to better understand how the virus is affecting everyday life. The novel coronavirus has affected the sports world like nothing before in its history. Usually when there is a significant world event, sports serve as a distraction and a[…]