Coronavirus Coverage

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 09: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci listens during the daily coronavirus briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 09, 2020 in Washington, DC. U.S. unemployment claims have approached 17 million over the past three weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

By Ty Anderson,

It’s not hard to feel pessimistic when thinking about the possibility of live sports this summer.

With each deflating update and self-quarantine guideline, there just seems to be too many factors preventing the conclusion of the NBA and NHL seasons, as well as the start of MLB season, in 2020. But speaking on a SnapChat interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease expert who’s become the face and leading voice in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, provided a somewhat promising answer when asked about the potential of enjoying sports this summer.

“There’s a way of doing that: Nobody comes to the stadium [and you have to] put [the players] in big hotels,” Fauci offered. “Wherever you want to play, keep them very well surveilled and have them tested every week and make sure they don’t wind up infecting each other or their family, and just let them play the season out.”

Read more of this story at the SportsHub.