By Arthur L. Caplan and Richard Florida and Elizabeth Haas and Lee H. Igel 4 minute Learn For many individuals, the COVID-19 pandemic began when the NBA out of the blue shut down its season after Utah Jazz participant Rudy Gobert was identified with the new coronavirus. The reminiscence of cancelled sports activities occasions and pictures of athletes competing in ...

When Nashville Predators prospect Luke Prokop made history, turning into the primary overtly homosexual lively participant within the Nationwide Hockey League (NHL), the statements of support got here swiftly from the 19-year-old’s workforce and league. Official workforce Twitter accounts throughout the NHL expressed welcome and encouragement, collected on the hashtag #HockeyIsForEveryone. Key league executives rallied round Prokop as nicely, together ...

Issues have been getting somewhat too actual for Ben Freidlin. The previous software program engineer for Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase noticed a gap in the gaming area to interrupt from the hyperrealistic sports franchises which have dominated the class (NBA 2K, Madden NFL, and many others.) and resurface the irreverent, arcade-style video games he grew up with in the Eighties ...

FuboTV subscribers would possibly discover one thing new this week after they tune into the service’s South American World Cup qualifier protection. Inside FuboTV’s Roku and Android apps, viewers will be capable to pull up a dashboard of dwell stats by scrolling up on the video stream. From there, they’ll get to reply a handful of quiz questions—for example, “which ...

Up till now within the streaming wars, stay sports had been one thing of a tantalizing appetizer. Mouthwatering and thrilling, certain, however not the true motive you signed up. It was nice that, say, Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming providing, was set to stream the Olympics final summer time (they had been postponed due to COVID-19), however followers had been primarily occupied ...