April 1, 2020 7:00pm — April 1, 2020 8:00pm

Please join the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism and The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism for a discussion about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sports world.

Moderated by Kevin Blackistone, panelists will discuss the actions taken by professional teams and leagues, as well as the NCAA, in the wake of the pandemic; the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics; the impact on athletes and fans; and coverage by the sports media.

The link to join the Zoom conference will be sent to registrants the day of the panel. Click here to register.

Panelists include:

Bonnie Bernstein ’92sports journalist who spent nearly two decades on-air with ESPN and CBS covering the NFL, NBA, MLB and college football and basketball, and founder of Walk Swiftly Productions.

Frank Isola ’90sportswriter who appears regularly on ESPN’s Around the Horn and PTI and hosts a morning show on SiriusXM NBA Radio.

Daniel Oyefusi ’19sports reporter for The Baltimore Sun, covering the Baltimore Ravens and Maryland basketball.

Jimmy Roberts ’79sportscaster for NBC and the Golf Channel.

Moderated by Kevin BlackistoneProfessor of the Practice at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, and sports columnist at The Washington Post.