Thursday, April 30

An Empty Stadium in Baltimore


"When the Baltimore Orioles host the Chicago White Sox at Camden Yards on Wednesday, it won't really feel like a baseball game. There will be no cheering, and no booing. Nor will there be heckling, hot dogs, or beer. There will be no fans in the stadium at all, in fact. After riots in the city forced the postponement of games for two straight days, Major League Baseball announced that the Orioles will play on Wednesday, but the game will be closed to the public. ..."
Atlantic
ESPN: White Sox-Orioles game will be played Wednesday, closed to public (Video)
ESPN: This too is Baltimore
NY Times: Taking to the Baltimore Streets, but for Peace and Progress (Video)
ABC: Baltimore Riots 'Not Going to Happen Tonight,' Governor Says (Video)
After Riots, Orioles Play To An Empty Stadium In Baltimore
UEFA punishes CSKA Moscow for racist, violent fans with Champions League stadium closures
TIME: A Japanese Soccer Team Plays to an Empty Stadium Because of Racist Fans
NPR: Mexican Soccer Teams Play To Empty Stadiums

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