“The answers were so unsatisfactory that at one point, according to the Post, Texas A&M linebacker Keith Magee II interjected that ‘it’s just kind of not good enough’ and that ‘with all this uncertainty, all this stuff that’s still circulating in the air, y’all know it kind of leaves some of us still scratching my head.'” College football is a massive business that earns its dough by way of athletes who don’t get paid and who have very little power. That’s been the status quo forever. But like everything else, Covid-19 changes the equation. Athletes are paying attention, don’t like what they hear in push to start college football. (College football is my favorite sport to watch. But I don’t have the slightest clue how it could possibly be played safely this season.)

+ “The coronavirus pandemic has been a referendum on societal cleanliness. Not just regarding the time spent washing one’s hands or wiping down household surfaces but also going right to the source: bodily fluids. That includes the kinds found all over the sports world — the spitting, the licking, the spewing, the sweating and, perhaps most disgustingly, the snot rockets, where an athlete takes their hand, closes off one nostril and launches a stream of mucus through the open one.” ESPN: How sports, coronavirus and hygiene mix: Spit, snot rockets and licking during return to play. (I hope handshakes with strangers never come back. I have an even stronger hope when it comes to snot rockets.)