It's been almost a week with no sports. No March Madness, no MLB, and even pick-up games have dwindled. Times are hard, and I find myself rooting for anything I can; the dogs wrestling, the squirrels racing outside, and especially our doctors and nurses to get a leg up on the COVID competition.
It's tough, but it's the right thing to do right now. So, to get my fix, I find myself turning to some of the greatest sports movies available on streaming platforms today.
Watching the ragtag Mighty Ducks take down the Hawks with the signature Flying V, the Bash Brothers taking down Team Iceland, and then Goldberg's unlikely game-winning goal in the JV-Varsity game carried me through the weekend. Quacks carried from my apartment through my building's halls all weekend as I cheered for Charlie Conway, Julie "The Cat" Gaffney, and Coach Bombay to overcome socioeconomic status, interpersonal conflicts, and overall better teams in true "underduck" fashion.
Sports movies are how I'm coping with no sports. But I'd like to hear from you. How are you dealing? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
and let me know what you're doing.