Well – three recent news stories show an increasing awareness and impact of microbes in the built environment on sports, of all things:
- Grambling State Tigers’ players send letter of complaint to administration – ESPN
- Third Tampa Bay Buccaneers player tests positive for MRSA staph …
- A’s have another sewage leak during win over Angels – USA Today
I think it is time for all sports teams to hire a resident microbiologist. Hint hint. Or at least get started on sampling the microbial ecology of their facilities.