Jason Sklar

one half of the Sklar brothers comedy team, and cohost of the “View From the Cheap Seats” podcast

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One half of the Sklar Brothers comedy duo, and sports commentator

Jason Sklar on KCRW

Less than a week into the restart of the Major League Baseball season, COVID-19 has struck. At least a dozen players and coaches with the Miami Marlins have tested positive.

Fans celebrate the return of pro sports, even as players test positive

Less than a week into the restart of the Major League Baseball season, COVID-19 has struck. At least a dozen players and coaches with the Miami Marlins have tested positive.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Professional baseball and basketball are resuming next month. Opening day for baseball is tentatively set for July 24. For the NBA, it’s July 30.

How pro athletes plan to train for the reopening of sports

Professional baseball and basketball are resuming next month. Opening day for baseball is tentatively set for July 24. For the NBA, it’s July 30.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The   NFL’s virtual draft drew 15 million sports-deprived viewers. There also hasn’t been any   basketball or baseball games.

How to cope in a world without live sporting events?

The NFL’s virtual draft drew 15 million sports-deprived viewers. There also hasn’t been any basketball or baseball games.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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