CDC says spread of COVID-19 within the US likely began in January

A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the novel coronavirus has been spreading within the U.S. as early as January.It was originally reported that the first case of COVID-19 with no known connection to travel abroad happened in late February.

Sporting goods industry hit or miss during pandemic

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on retail as businesses across the country were forced to close their doors for weeks at a time. In the sporting goods industry, the impact has depended on the focus of the business.