They’re back! Thoughts of the Day on the role of sports in the Covid-19 era

Podcast - The new normal for sports

Peter Koutroumpis, Triangle Sports Network
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By Peter Koutroumpis

editor@trianglesportsnet.com

So, are you happy or stressed with the return of pro sports?

Are you amped up to know that you can finally watch your favorite teams battling for a championship title?

Or that all the free time that you’ve used to be more active to stay healthy during a global pandemic will now disappear.

For many sports fans, the fact that they can’t attend live sports events doesn’t make a difference – they’re just ready to go.

Those who make a living working in the various industries related to sport – collegiate and pro – are looking forward to getting back to doing their jobs.

There is renewed excitement for the positives that the accumulation of sports statistics will provide to counter-balance the sobering daily numbers that the Coronavirus produces.

From the larger perspective, no athletic activities will replace the loss that thousands have endured, but a daily win or two by a favorite team may strengthen the hope and resolve that more and bigger wins will eventually come – in sports and in life.

A few thoughts for what that can mean living through the Covid-19 era of sports.

Peter Koutroumpis – 401-323-8960, @pksport