Another question we have to ask amid the Coronavirus pandemic: Will we have enough treatment centers available for sports addicts? The news over the past twenty-four hours is a sports nut’s nightmare:
The NBA — suspended indefinitely.
Major League Baseball — spring training stopped, with Opening Day delayed at least two weeks.
College hoops — March Madness is kaput. NCAA has cancelled both the men and women’s tournaments. Conference tournaments are also shut down coast to coast.
Major League Soccer — postponed for 30 days. National Friendlies cancelled.
Professional tennis — The Association of Tennis Professionals won’t hold court for six weeks. The International Tennis Federation is suspending play until April 20 at the earliest. (The Women’s Tennis Association isn’t party to the decision, but is working on their own strategy to deal with the virus.) ….