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Sports come back in May!
That’s what we’ve been waiting for! Not all of them, not everywhere, and in empty venues, anyway… it seems that May is the month when sports finally come back!
Baseball league in South Korea, tennis mini-tournament in Florida, NASCAR racing, and several football (soccer) leagues are among those planning to return this month.
If everything goes as planned, we will remember May 2020 as the month when sports came back after they had to be suspended due to the coronavirus crisis. Read more
Can Bundesliga resume in May?
Football (soccer) fans can’t wait to see the best leagues resuming their seasons. When it comes to the top European competitions, there are a lot of expectations regarding Bundesliga’s return.
In fact, the league has proposed a roadmap for the comeback, and Germany’s minister for the interior and sport said Sunday that he backs the resumption. “I find the schedule proposed by the German league plausible and I support the restart in May”, Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Read more
Coronavirus takes $12 billion from sports in the US
The sudden cancellation of sports will cost at least $12 billion in the USA, shows an analysis conducted for ESPN.
The coronavirus crisis has been damaging the American economy, and sports are taking a huge hit. According to an analysis conducted by Patrick Rishe of Washington University in St. Louis, the losses will include $5.5 billion in pro sports (if NBA and NHL cancel the rest of their seasons and MLB and MLS miss 50% of theirs), $3.9 billion in college sports, and $2.4 billion in youth sports tourism. Read more
Sports betting starts in Colorado
Sports betting in Colorado started on Friday, with table tennis and darts being the most popular options.
Several apps were launched on Friday to allow everyone in Colorado to place bets on sporting events. Unfortunately, bettors’ options are limited because of the suspension of major sports due to the coronavirus crisis. Betting on table tennis is currently the most popular option.
The decision to legalise sports betting was made in 2019 by a narrow majority of Colorado voters. Read more
‘The Last Dance’ reignites Jordan vs LeBron debate
ESPN documentary ‘The Last Dance’ reignited the Jordan vs LeBron debate. So which of them is the best from the statistical point of view?
Who’s the GOAT (greatest of all time) in the NBA? The answer to this question will often depend on the respondent’s age. Those who remember watching Chicago Bulls’ championships in the 1990s tend to choose Michael Jordan. Younger fans pick LeBron James more often. Maybe statistics could settle the debate? Read more
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