This isn’t about contact tracing and the annoyance of quarantining for 14 days. It is about the fact that Justin Turner knew conclusively that he had COVID-19, a virus that has killed 230,000 Americans this year, and he still went out and subjected a field full of people to the possibility of contracting it.
The NBA and NHL showed us how we could bring back sports in a pandemic while mitigating risk. The MLB proved that there will be COVID-19 cases if we resist using the bubble format. The NFL is throwing caution to the wind.
The Houston Astros fired Brandon Taubman ’07 on Thursday after the assistant general manager and Cornell graduate made controversial comments. An investigation by MLB found that his comments were targeting female reporters.