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Collected Item: “Professional Sports in a Pandemic”

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Professional Sports in a Pandemic

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Text Story

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Professional sports have been a way for our nation to heal in the face of tragedy. It has given us a distraction from the everyday struggles and misfortunes. But this time is different, with a virus that's easily transmitted and unknowingly spread we face a problem we never thought we'd face. The ethics of continuing sports became unclear and the athletes safety was in the balance. Putting ourselves in their shoes is difficult when we look to sports as an escape from life in involuntary seclusion.

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#sports, #Pandemic, #NFL, #MLB

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Gilbert G Lopez Jr

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