The good thing about cardboard cutouts: At least you don’t have to worry about them spitting on a player, or dumping a box of popcorn on his head, or breaking into a brawl that leaves a toddler in tears.
As fans begin filling the stands again, we find ourselves longing for all those empty seats that marked the grimmest days of the pandemic. At least it was peaceful.
In just the past few days, we’ve witnessed a disturbing breakdown in social norms and the ominous . . .