Professional sports are back!! Sorta. The players, coaches, officials, and grounds crew are back. The cameras and production crew are back.
Fans, however, are noticeably absent from the giant arenas we built to feed our passion for watching sports. It's not safe right now to gather thousands of people in close-knit quarters for several hours. So the stadiums sit empty while the players do their best to entertain us virtually.
Even so, I can remember what it's like to be there. My family loves hockey. We all played hockey and had season tickets. I've posed by the Stanley Cup. While grocery shopping one day, I turned down an aisle and saw a professional player signing autographs. I immediately abandoned my...(READ MORE)