Articles by Tim Reynolds and Stephen Whyno

Pro Sports Bubbles Offer Coronavirus Safety Lessons for Real World

The NBA wants to be back in December. The NHL is aiming at games resuming in January. Baseball’s spring training may begin in February, like normal. They almost certainly won’t be in bubbles if and when any or all of …

Professional Sports Leagues Keeping Close Track of Coronavirus

Major North American professional sports leagues are talking to health officials and informing teams about the coronavirus outbreak that has led to the first reported deaths in the U.S. Officials from the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major …

NHL Finals a Reminder That Concussion Risk Has Not Gone Away

Wearing a black shirt with “Fight for your happiness” on the front and “Sick not weak” on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen. This …

National Hockey League Reaches $19M Concussions Settlement with Retired Players

The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with …

Retired Players, NHL Reach Settlement in Concussion Lawsuit in Minnesota

The NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in Minnesota and by far the largest facing the …

No Injuries Is Goal But World Hockey Cup Players Score Insurance Just in Case

Every day over the summer, Johnny Gaudreau thought about not having a contract. Gaudreau worried about it and obsessed over it but he wasn’t going to let stalled negotiations with the Calgary Flames keep him from playing in the World …