Post-game press conferences no longer have limited attendance, they have world-wide audiences.
Almost everything that is said by a public figure is captured on video and that video is usually available all over the country. All you need is a cell phone and you can look in on press conferences that only reporters were privy to in the past.
The benefits of that video availability is that viewers can make their own conclusions over what was said. We don’t need TV hosts to tell us what we’ve already heard.
ESPN’s “SportsCenter” host Steve Levy, however, felt the need to soften the blow from post-game quotes by Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey following Monday’s UConn-Baylor battle in the NCAA tournament.
Mulkey said the NCAA should drop COVID-19 testing for both the women’s and men’s Final Four. She felt it wouldn’t be fair for an athlete to miss the opportunity