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LA Times Today: The return of Friday night lights
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LA Times Today: The return of Friday night lights

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

Exactly one year ago today, an NBA game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings was postponed because a player in the league tested positive for COVID.

The next day, the La Cañada St. Francis boys basketball team was scheduled to play the state championship in Sacramento. But as they prepared to leave that morning, the game was cancelled because of COVID concerns.

L.A. Times Prep Sports columnist Eric Sondheimer has written about how the pandemic has impacted high school sports over the past year and what’s coming next.