..the overt anti-American activism from the athletes, coaches, and even the broadcasters has been the main deterrent.
Gallup shows an alarming decline in support of sports in general, and it is across the spectrum.
It has been with sharp interest that we have followed the return of professional sports over the past month. Within a week, MLB, NBA, and the NHL all came back with scheduled games, leading to unexpected results. League officials and media experts all anticipated pent-up fan interest and the lack of live attendance at games would lead to higher-than-average ratings — except the opposite has proven out.
The NFL, which opens its season tonight, should be paying close attention.
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