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Should sports play if no fans are allowed?

Yes
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No
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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #30 on: April 21, 2020, 09:44:03 PM »
First of all, the players rely on the galleries and grandstands for sight lines and finding errant tee shots.
That's called a caddy.
Second of all, the tournaments wouldn’t be the same without the fans. Watch tiger going down the 18th fairway at the tour championship in 2018, wouldn’t be the same without fans.
Of course it wouldn't be the same but they don't need fans like baseball, football and hockey.
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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #31 on: April 21, 2020, 11:59:26 PM »
How? Even after fans ARE allowed back, it wonít be with the same anger due to the delay, and with so much else happening in that time. Itís been almost forgotten by now.
i totally agree with you-I even forgot about it myself. In general ppl arenít going to be as angry and will try to make peace after beating the virus. Such a chaval.
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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #32 on: April 22, 2020, 12:01:36 AM »
That's called a caddy.

I know what a caddy is, but Iíve heard players already talk about how different it will be without fans in terms of the risks they can take.

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #33 on: April 22, 2020, 03:34:43 AM »
I'm kind of enjoying the games of yesteryear that they have been showing.

I don't really get how it would work without fans? What happens when one player gets it? A whole team gets it?
If a player gets it you bench him  like any illness. Keep them basically quarantined and every player and ref gets tested before each game, itís not that many tests and they can certainly afford it.

I think ratings will spike in these times and some of the in-person revenue will be made up by the extra TV revenue. Remember, theyíre losing a fortune of money now that they wonít ever recoup.
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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #34 on: April 22, 2020, 07:26:49 AM »
If a player gets it you bench him  like any illness. Keep them basically quarantined and every player and ref gets tested before each game, itís not that many tests and they can certainly afford it.

I think ratings will spike in these times and some of the in-person revenue will be made up by the extra TV revenue. Remember, theyíre losing a fortune of money now that they wonít ever recoup.
They wonít be getting extra TV revenue those contracts are already done for many years to come

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2020, 08:18:18 AM »
They wonít be getting extra TV revenue those contracts are already done for many years to come

I'm sure they can work out additional marketing contracts if they're going to have such a captive audience. Presuming their sponsors haven't gone belly up, yet...
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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #36 on: April 22, 2020, 08:28:18 AM »
I'm sure they can work out additional marketing contracts if they're going to have such a captive audience. Presuming their sponsors haven't gone belly up, yet...
Advertising isnít such a hot market currently. No one is buying anything

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #37 on: April 22, 2020, 08:39:12 AM »
Advertising isnít such a hot market currently. No one is buying anything

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #38 on: April 22, 2020, 09:54:03 AM »
Yes but with 100k fans?
And especially if the fans of PGA are in the highest risk bracket of covid.....

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #39 on: April 22, 2020, 09:55:07 AM »
And especially if the fans of PGA are in the highest risk bracket of covid.....

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #40 on: April 22, 2020, 09:56:36 AM »
-1. The news of the end of the world has been grossly exaggerated. The earth still turns.
I am not someone who believes this is the end of the world, but I do know that advertising is not such a hot market at the moment.

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #41 on: April 22, 2020, 10:09:43 AM »
And especially if the fans of PGA are in the highest risk bracket of covid.....

Worse than fans of NBA?

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #42 on: April 22, 2020, 10:41:18 AM »
And especially if the fans of PGA are in the highest risk bracket of covid.....
Are you confusing PGA with NASCAR?
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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #43 on: April 22, 2020, 10:44:36 AM »
Are you confusing PGA with NASCAR?
No heís just never watched a golf tournament

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Re: Should sports play if no fans are allowed?
« Reply #44 on: April 26, 2020, 04:15:33 PM »
NFL Draft had really high ratings [even in Goodells basement] People wants sports back! In any shape or form