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