Northeastern University has elected to postpone its 2020 fall athletics schedule. Via a post on the school's athletics website, there is now "a focus on attempting to play those sports safely in Spring 2021."
With all due respect to Duchene, who has every right to voice his concerns, this is, in a word, impossible. There is risk. There will continue to be risk. If it’s "no risk" that Duchene and the players want, then there will be no games.
As legendary a hockey player Bobby Orr was, he is well-known for being just as humble of a human. So it's no surprise that he quietly sent a letter of support to Mass. General Hospital, which publicized the letter on Monday.
Jayson Tatum became the latest Boston sports figure to donate to the cause as the global economy takes a massive hit amid the coronavirus outbreak, pledging $250,000 each to Boston and St. Louis-area food banks.