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Triple Play: Where The Returns Of Major Sports Stand As MLB, NBA, NHL Teeter On Edge Of Playing Out Seasons




Dodger Stadium is viewed on what was supposed to be Major League Baseball's opening day, now postponed due to the coronavirus, on March 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
Dodger Stadium is viewed on what was supposed to be Major League Baseball's opening day, now postponed due to the coronavirus, on March 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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For sports fans, it’s been a steady diet of UFC, NASCAR and the Korean Baseball League for the last few weeks as major pro sports leagues in the U.S. go back and forth over whether and how to play out their seasons.

But there’s good news -- the PGA Tour is now back on the links and Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the National Hockey League all eyeing returns as well, though nothing is set in stone yet. The MLB and its players continue to spar over player pay and season length and some NBA players are threatening to sit out the season if the league moves ahead with its plan for a 22-team restart in Orlando on July 31. The WNBA, however, recently ratified a deal between the league and its players to play a 22-game season starting on July 31.

Today on AirTalk, we’re bringing back the Triple Play to look at the latest in the battle for the 2020 MLB season, plus where things stand with the return of other major sports as well.

Guests:

Nick Roman, host of KPCC’s “All Things Considered”; he tweets @RomanOnTheRadio

A Martinez, host of KPCC’s “Take Two”; he tweets @amartinezla