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Chips&Dipo

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  1. Chips&Dipo

    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    https://bigten.org/news/2020/9/16/the-big-ten-conference-adopts-stringent-medical-protocols-football-season-to-resume-october-23-24-2020.aspx We back
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    The way things are, that seems like the best alternative (minus the needle and poured over OJ)
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    The dominos continue to fall
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    COVID sucks
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    Well, with CFB looking like it isn't going to happen, I am glad we have NBA playoffs and happy I have gotten into soccer during the pandemic. It is going to be weird to have crisp fall Saturday afternoons with no football. Athletic Departments are going to feel the ripples of this for years. Maybe they are hoping for football in the spring?
  6. Chips&Dipo

    Coronavirus and Its Impact

    I think a more appropriate word would be concerned about the numbers, cases, and deaths (plus positivity rate and hospitalization).
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    Coronavirus and Its Impact

    I don't think it is a subjective test (unless the term means something else in the medical field). It does have an error rate for false positives and false negatives, which is also alarming.
  8. Chips&Dipo

    Coronavirus and Its Impact

    Given that it is taking over two weeks to get test results, how accurate are the statistics coming out? There could be more positives out there, which obviously is bad. There could be more negatives out there, which would make the positivity rate would be lower, which is good. I know certain labs are prioritizing patients and patient-facing medical employees, but two weeks for a result is essentially useless to the general population. Does anybody else have the feeling we are playing without a full deck of cards?
  9. Chips&Dipo

    Mark Wahlberg making scholarship offers?

    His wife -in-law helped set up a clinic in Bloomington for women who are the victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. I can't remember if she is from Bloomington or not. He is also a fan of the Pacers despite being from New York. I did a little more digging and apparently they live in Bloomington part-time. https://www.idsnews.com/article/2020/05/jesse-eisenberg-anna-strout-support-middle-way
  10. Chips&Dipo

    Coronavirus and Its Impact

    I understand this thought process, but a lot of families (and businesses but that is another matter) budget with the assumption that they won't be receiving a $800 paycut.* If you have a mortgage, a car payment, plus bills - something like what your proposing would lead to a lot of bankruptcies and foreclosures. *I know stuff happens (I got laid off four days before my wedding) and in a perfect world everyone has an emergency fund, but that isn't the case for most people.
  11. Chips&Dipo

    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    I guess I am surprised that people are respecting the rules (players, coaches, staff, journalists, etc.) AND that it still seems to be the same great roundball that I love.
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    That is a good question and great point, this is working now. I think at this point they have to be at lest considering continuing the bubble for the first part of the season, right? Unless the numbers dip and we get a vaccine, I think baseball is showing how difficult it is to move forward with a normal season. Not so sure that the players will want to do another six months of bubble life though. I guess they could look at MLB and come up with a better solution. The problem with all of this is how fluid it is.
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    Coronavirus and Sports Only - PLEASE and THANK YOU

    I know it is early and different, but I can't believe how well the bubble seems to be going. Seems like it has been effective at this point at not allowing a spread of infection, it has been entertaining with all the background/campus life story lines and shenanigans, and (best of all) we got to watch meaningful basketball last night.
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