CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.
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Baseball is back this weekend — and for sports fans, it's hard to underestimate what a source of hope and excitement that is. Of course, with so much going on in the world, from the raging pandemic to crushing social inequities, it may seem silly to pay so much attention to a ball game. But, according to journalist Larry Olmsted, sports fandom provides real benefits both for us as individuals and as society. He joins Piya Chattopadhyay to talk about his new book "Fans: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Understanding".