Major League Fishing Has Called Itself 'The Last Sport Standing'

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With all the major pro and collegiate leagues and tournaments suspended or canceled in the U.S., one sport has seen a meteoric rise in viewership: Major League Fishing. It’s made for TV (no arenas or large crowds) and, in theory, the setup minimizes physical contact. Or, as president and CEO Jim Wilburn explains, “It’s perfect for social distancing.” SI’s Chris Ballard looks into the deemed “last sport standing” and how it’s helping Americans escape the reality of the national crisis.