As Return to Play Looms, Many Athletes Face Mental Hurdles Too
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Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin doesn’t really care when or where the NHL decides to hold its postseason. He’s ready.
“If we’re playing in my driveway, that’d be fine with me if we’re playing for the Stanley Cup,” he said.
As most major professional sports leagues inch closer to return, however, not everyone necessarily feels the same way.
Sure, there’s the argument over compensation, which has become a sticking point in Major League Baseball. But this goes beyond money signs. In a world with a novel coronavirus that researchers ...