The Pandemic Has Diminished Part of Athletes’ Jobs: Signing Autographs

Even where spectators can attend sports events, physical buffers between them and the athletes often prevent autograph seeking. Players and fans miss the interaction. Fans were allowed to attend the Phoenix Open this month in Scottsdale, Ariz., but players were not permitted to sign autographs.Credit…Rick D’Elia/EPA, via Shutterstock Feb. 23, 2021Updated 11:29 a.m. ET The […]