No Playbook for a Pandemic: How COVID-19 changed the game for sports fans & media
Date & Time7:00pm CDT August 5
7:00pm CDT August 5
COVID-19 is both a game-changer & a game-ender. By shutting down sports in hopes to slow the spread of the virus, the pandemic produced the longest stretch without an MLB, NBA, NHL, or NBA game in more than a century.
When fans needed a fix, where did they turn? What will be the short-term & long-lasting impacts of the sports standstill for followers, fans, consumers & those who report on sports? Emmy award-winning sports anchor Adam Winkler ’04 meets all those criteria and will share his perspective on this historic era.