What Do Sports Outlets Cover When There Are No Sports?
The day after the MLB All-Star Game is notoriously known as the day without sports: There are no MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL games Wednesday.By Matt Moreno | July 15, 2015
As MLB players head back from their stint at the All-Star game and PGA golfers prepare for their next big challenge, Wednesday provides a particularly tricky day for sports media outlets.
That's because there's no major sports at all. With the NBA, NFL and NHL all in their offseasons and the MLB and PGA in between competitions, there's not much happening.
Last year, a Washington Post writer looked at sports stories on this day as far back as 1962 and, as the headline suggests, it did not go well.