The COVID-19 pandemic left the country without its sports teams. Fans have been watching highlights from past seasons on their couches instead of games from the stands. Dr. Amy Bass is a sports studies professor at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. She tells WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne that certain areas of sports will take bigger hits than others.
In the odd chance that your Super Bowl party lacked enough conflict, you will have a bit more to argue about this year. Instead of bickering about which team is better – and let’s face it, most people basically just pick one of the two – now during the game, you can argue about something far more substantial. Like who should be the most powerful person in the world.