FROM THE BLEACHERS – Perplexed over the pandemic Posted in: Columns I am perplexed over this pandemic. I imagine many of you are too. Participation in sports is not causing alarming rates of hospitalizations or deaths, so why the paranoia? I believe COVID-19 is real. I believe it can be deadly to older people and people with existing health problems. I do ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!