SI Dispatch: New Look MLB + Running's Lost Season

SI Dispatch: New Look MLB + Running's Lost Season

Coronavirus and Sports - May 4, 2020 - 27:59

As parts of the country begin to reopen, MLB eyes a return to action later this summer. What would a shortened 2020 season look like? And could answers lie in professional baseball leagues abroad? Sports Illustrated staff writer Emma Baccellieri shares the latest developments from around MLB. Then, how are professional running events like marathons, cross country and track and field adjusting? Sports Illustrated writer Chris Chavez says even though running is a popular pandemic activity, it's not so simple at the competitive level. Plus, a recap of the weekend's developments around coronavirus and sports.

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SI's Coronavirus and Sports podcast is bringing you stories and news updates about how the COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting the world of professional sports. Hosted by Luis Miguel Echegaray, this series will explore all the ways in which athletes, teams, leagues, fans, and everyone else in and around pro sports are dealing with the fallout from a completely unprecedented event. Listen every weekday as we all look to understand: What happens to sports when there are no sports?