Coronavirus, Health, Sports

Coronavirus Pandemic A Big Financial Blow To Atlanta’s Business Of Sports

Eric Jackson covers the business of sports for the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Eric Jackson covers the business of sports for the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Credit Eric Jackson

From the worldwide leader in sports — ESPN — to a little closer to home.

Sports fans are … well bored.

But beyond the boredom, there are real ramifications for so many people who depend on the sports business for their livelihood.

Eric Jackson covers the business of sports for the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

He joined WABE “All Things Considered” host Jim Burress to talk about the NCAA Final Four, Major League Baseball, the Atlanta Hawks and the big financial hit to businesses in downtown Atlanta in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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