Some sports announcers are so desperate for any sort of competition that they’ve taken to narrating ordinary events as if they were the final round at The Masters or Game 7 of the NBA finals.
I love how the lockdown has inspired such creativity.
Who needs sports when you’ve got these guys?
Here are a few of the more well-known videos of this genre:
BBC sports commentator Andrew Cotter has made stars out of his two dogs, Mabel and Olive (there are a few videos in this series at mrandrewcotter)
Nick Heath, British rugby commentator: (Nick also has several videos)
Even the well-known (at least in the U.S.) Joe Buck got into the action:
So once again, sports announcers, like gamblers, find a way.
*image from Awful Announcing