Ranch, Rodeo and Randomness

By Pepper Stewart

There was a big to-do about car racing returning to competition without fans on May 17. Sorry, but car racing was not the first. The Professional Bull Riders returned after a 41-day hiatus to competition without fans back in April. The event from the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla. was aired on CBS Sports Network on April 26. It was the first event back, closed to the fans, following strict health protocols.

Since returning to fanless competition, the events have gone on at the Lazy E Arena while continuing to air the coverage on CBS Sports during the following weeks. It seems the definition of sports is up for interpretation as bull riding and rodeo are often overlooked.

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