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Will COVID-19 be the needle that finally bursts the sports bubble?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BitterYoungMatador2, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. Noholesinone

    Noholesinone Active Member

    UA at $8.70, down 53 percent YTD.
  2. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

  3. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

    Which 1 million? Never mind.......
  4. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    Still applies to spectator sports in general:

    At the end of Imus’s WFAN shift every day, he played this taped message: “This concludes the entertainment portion of the WFAN broadcasting day. WFAN now presents the rest of its programming schedule, 86½ hours of imbecilic prattle between contemptibly limited provincial program hosts talking on the telephone to a band of 13 equally insignificant housebound agoraphobes with sports obsessions.”
  5. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Also applies to a lot of the self-loathing that seems to exist in sports media these days.
  7. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    As accurate a description of talk radio — both sports- and politics-oriented versions — as you’ll ever see.
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  8. jackfinarelli

    jackfinarelli Well-Known Member

    Once again, Imus in the Morning cuts to the heart of the matter...
  9. Alma

    Alma Well-Known Member

    Yes let's talk the virus, Trump and politics all day. That's been so good for the American mood.

    FWIW, I dunno if the NBA or MLB is coming back. I think it will but the media is ready for that player voice to come along and wave it all off.
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  10. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    We don't need sports. At least we don't need to be paying for them. I think that has become obvious over the last 110 days.
  11. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    I love sports and I'd like them back. But the chalk bet is that the attempts to revive the 2020 seasons of MLB, NBA and NHL will implode shortly after or even before liftoff. If the NFL can postpone its opening until October, it might have a chance. College football I don't see happening at all.
  12. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member


    I'm not really sure this is an attitude problem.
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