The Flyers play hockey Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Don’t go. Stay home, writes Marcus Hayes.
The Sixers play basketball there Wednesday night. Don’t go. Stay home.
You should have that option. It shouldn’t cost you. The leagues seem intent on making as much money as possible regardless of risk, but you should be able to get a rebate or a replacement ticket. It would cost them millions, but it’s the right thing to do.
As coronavirus cases continue to surface across the United States, the NBA and NHL are consulting with the Centers for Disease Control, three sources said, but they are not considering suspending seasons or excluding their fans from games. Come as you are. You just might not leave as you were.
This is madness, but this is also commerce. Such, apparently, is the price of life. So, if the government and the leagues won’t protect you from yourselves, it’s up to you. Don’t come. Nobody needs to see the Bruins or the Pistons that badly.
If this seems extreme, well, think about it.