With all the major pro and collegiate leagues and tournaments suspended or canceled in the U.S., one sport has seen a meteoric rise in viewership: Major League Fishing. It’s made for TV (no arenas or large crowds) and, in theory, the setup minimizes physical contact. Or, as president and CEO Jim Wilburn explains, “It’s perfect for social distancing.” SI’s Chris Ballard looks into the deemed “last sport standing” and how it’s helping Americans escape the reality of the national crisis.
Gambling 101: Major League Baseball
What are the most popular MLB wagering options and how do bettors get in on the action? Today on Sports Illustrated's Gambling 101 we are breaking down Major League Baseball. As the oldest professional sports organization in North America, Major League Baseball was founded in ...read more