ESPN Study: Fans Favor Sports Return Without Fans
ESPN SAYS A MAJORITY OF SPORTS FANS ARE ANXIOUSLY AWAITING THE RETURN OF PROFESSIONAL GAMES
(CNN) – ESPN says a majority of sports fans are ready for sports to return.
The network surveyed more than a thousand sports fans for its coronavirus lockdown fan study.
It says 78% were in favor of seeing sports return, even if there were tight restrictions on fan attendance.
More than half of the fans asked were ready to see their favorite teams back on televised games.
Several of the professional leagues are in the process of resuming games as soon as possible.
64% of fans say they now have a greater appreciation for sports thanks to this blackout due to COVID-19.