How being cooped up at home can be fun! (Maybe?)

Alex Myers discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the sports world, and offers suggestions on how to fill the time with no games to watch for the foreseeable future.

Released on 3/16/2020

Transcript

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So as you can tell, I'm not in our studio,
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but at home during this terrible coronavirus pandemic.
00:05
Although, to be honest, social distancing from a lot of you
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wasn't very hard.
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What is going to be hard, however,
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is not having sports to watch for the next month, months.
00:15
Of course, it goes without saying
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that everyone's main concern at this time
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should be doing everything possible to prevent the spread
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of this devastating COVID-19 disease.
00:24
But while you're couped up at home,
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you're going to need some distractions,
00:28
and we're here to help.
00:30
You can work on your golf swing.
00:33
You can work on your putting stroke.
00:36
You can work on your fitness.
00:38
I'm up to being able to do 10 push ups per day.
00:42
You can watch old sporting events,
00:44
and to think my wife said I was wasting space on the TVR
00:48
with things like the 2016 NBA Finals and the 2019 Masters.
00:52
I knew they'd come in handy.
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You can also watch current TV.
00:56
Haven't you heard?
00:57
This is the golden age of television!
01:00
Even Homeland has made a bigger comeback this season
01:02
than Tiger Woods from back fusion.
01:05
And you can watch educational TV like Netflix's Pandemic.
01:09
On second thought, don't watch Pandemic.
01:13
Obviously, we should all be thankful for TV and internet
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during this time.
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What the heck did people used to do?
01:20
Oh, right, you could also consider reading a book.
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Just a thought.
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I'm also thankful to be all stocked up on the essentials,
01:30
like fruit snacks.
01:32
And my last purchase from Costco
01:33
was a case of bottled Coke with pure cane sugar from Mexico.
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The good stuff.
01:39
Apparently, Warren Buffet is thinking the same thing.
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Great minds.
01:43
But seriously, be smart and stay put in your home
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unless you have something essential to take care of.
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I know that doesn't include
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going to a St. Patrick's Day festivity.
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That day happens to be my daughter's second birthday,
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and sadly for her, there will be no party now.
01:58
There will be fruit snacks though.
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We'll get bored, but we'll also get through these weird,
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and yes, scary times.
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Fingers crossed it won't be too long until we're back
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to only talking about the number 19
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in regards to Tiger's pursuit
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of Jack Nicklaus's majors record.
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So be safe out there, people.
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Well, in there.
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You know what I mean.
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[upbeat music]
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