Fauci and the near future of sporting contests

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There’s gonna be so many eyeballs on live events when things start to come back. Advertisers should be happy.
 

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I don't watch a whole lot of sports in summer anyways unless the Twins are on, but I'll definitely tune in to watching two broomsticks wrestle at this point.
 
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madguy30

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Posted some stuff about a saliva test and wonder if that is something that would be included in this plan if it happens.
 

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There’s gonna be so many eyeballs on live events when things start to come back. Advertisers should be happy.
If we get back to regular attendance at some point, the first time it happens might be one of those 'where were you' moments.
 

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There’s gonna be so many eyeballs on live events when things start to come back. Advertisers should be happy.
Ad rates are dropping as we speak. YouTube has a record numbers of views and sinking ad revenue. Creators are reporting 50% loss of revenue for equivalent eyeball counts.

Its almost like the companies that buy up ad space need to be able to sell their goods and make money to do so? No ones going to do well this summer. It is survival mode for all.
 

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The PGA is starting back up at the beginning of June. I would think that is one of the safest pro sports to start back up.. Honestly, they could probably be playing right now. The entire risk is the travel.
 

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The PGA is starting back up at the beginning of June. I would think that is one of the safest pro sports to start back up.. Honestly, they could probably be playing right now. The entire risk is the travel.
I agree it will be the first sport to come back but it's still going to depend if the players feel safe. If the players don't feel enough is being done to guarantee their safety, they aren't going to show.
 

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If we get back to regular attendance at some point, the first time it happens might be one of those 'where were you' moments.
If there is some kind of push back or weird situation delaying the normal start to CFB, the first time its full go at the Jack, that place is gonna be so lit.
 

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If there is some kind of push back or weird situation delaying the normal start to CFB, the first time its full go at the Jack, that place is gonna be so lit.
Sure hope it is this year. I think there will be a certain element of government that will really resist big venue live sports until the virus is pretty much nonexistent.
 

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Sure hope it is this year. I think there will be a certain element of government that will really resist big venue live sports until the virus is pretty much nonexistent.
Every medical expert I've seen interviewed has said no events with crowds should be held until a vaccine has been distributed.
 

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Where are the CFers screaming that if it's not safe for 10s of thousands of people to gather, it can't be safe for a couple hundred?
Call me an optimist, but the questions are more about competitive fairness and maximizing profits.

How do they handle a team losing significant personnel due to being sick? Sequestering is doable.

Will football make more in the spring with fans? This would need herd immunity and widespread testing to occur by spring, otherwise I don’t see fans even then, and they might as well start in the fall with no fans.
 

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Every medical expert I've seen interviewed has said no events with crowds should be held until a vaccine has been distributed.
It usually takes years not months to develop new vaccines so would society really wait years to protect 1% of the population from death or will we accept that reality and go back to mostly normal with masks and hand sanitizers with everything reopened.
 

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Call me an optimist, but the questions are more about competitive fairness and maximizing profits.

How do they handle a team losing significant personnel due to being sick? Sequestering is doable.

Will football make more in the spring with fans? This would need herd immunity and widespread testing to occur by spring, otherwise I don’t see fans even then, and they might as well start in the fall with no fans.
If only there were some kind of protocol for when people are unexpectedly unable to play sports due to medical issues...
 

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It usually takes years not months to develop new vaccines so would society really wait years to protect 1% of the population from death or will we accept that reality and go back to mostly normal with masks and hand sanitizers with everything reopened.
Just reporting what medical experts are saying. It's up to people to decide how we live. I won't be venturing into any large crowds until I'm vaccinated.