Coronavirus VII: Sports: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

John Oliver discusses the sudden disappearance of sports due to coronavirus, how their absence is impacting people emotionally and financially, and the complications of bringing them back anytime soon.
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  • Can someone please explain to me why John is so thirsty for Adam Driver?

    TheLastHylianTitanTheLastHylianTitan5 órája
  • Imma tune in for the marbles. They were the delight of my childhood.

    gaccergaccer6 órája
  • And the UFC has just trademarked "UFSEA", John Oliver you did it again!

    SalvaPotSalvaPot6 órája
  • "Philadelphia sports fans are a horde of monsters..." NO ONE LIKES US WE DON'T CAAAAAARE!

    Tom PanicoTom Panico6 órája
  • How many years have you had grey hair John

    Holden MillerHolden Miller6 órája
  • All that Money and no mention of the "Business daddy", shame!

    airyaman84airyaman847 órája
  • I can only hope that professional sports never come back

    MesmerizedMesmerized7 órája
  • The set up for the Adam Driver bit was absolute Gold.🏅👌🏾 It's my favourite LWT running gag.🙌🏾

    Dubho MaxDubho Max8 órája
  • Why no laugh track?

    Gustavo FerroniGustavo Ferroni8 órája
  • Who is here after Dana White actually applied for the trademark “UF-SEA” after watching this segment 😂

    Joe MastoloniJoe Mastoloni9 órája
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1229">20:29</a> true, Oceanics is my favorite team and I was gutted they came last, although I personally thinks it was the “host’s curse” (A thing that happens a lot in Jelle’s channel) that hit them so who know maybe they’ll replicate their podium finish in 2018 #tidepride

    5q1d Gamerboi5q1d Gamerboi9 órája
  • #CCPvirus

    Hadrian'sWallHadrian'sWall10 órája
  • You guys are amazing for sponsoring. Lol

    Luis JimenezLuis Jimenez10 órája
  • Still: Who the hell is Adam Driver?

    Benedikt WBenedikt W10 órája

    Rob The UsherRob The Usher10 órája
  • I’ve said that since Rudy Gohbert tested positive is when this all started. He got the nba suspended and everything followed suit.

    Justin IvinsJustin Ivins11 órája
  • You folk have lost your marbles...

    Siyabonga MchunuSiyabonga Mchunu11 órája
  • I think this is absurdly amazing I ducking love it

    Renata CasasaRenata Casasa11 órája
  • So, the hype clip says Marble League doesn't open for close to another month. In the meantime, I'll be filling my need for sports with Kusogrande. Four gamers are handed a crappy video game none of them have played before and race to make the most progress in a hour. They are ranked by best attempt ("high water mark") and awarded points; as the rounds progress the gamers with the fewest points are eliminated. The matches are filled with atrocious graphics, terrible controls, and on-the-fly reverse-engineering of buggy code (although the music is sometimes strangely impressive). It's e-sports but actually interesting because half the battle is figuring out what the game actually does. P.S. I am not associated with Kusogrande in any way; it's just really fun to watch gamers suffer (they signed up for it!)

    dragonchiIddragonchiId12 órája
  • The race at the final of video looks very .....funny? Well that's look so formal that make me laugh for a while. And if my grammar looks weird please don't laugh at me, I'm not a native English speaker so....

    Cheng-Cheng PanCheng-Cheng Pan13 órája
  • When he said "Rather it was in danger because it turns out they're not actually looking for sponsor", I was already laughing SO HARD!!! John Oliver always delivers!

    Latifah MunawarohLatifah Munawaroh13 órája
  • where is this week's episode?

    奚景旸奚景旸13 órája
  • Fuck this bloke

    Stacey AbramsStacey Abrams14 órája
  • As the 3rd child, who happened to need an emergency c-section to be born; I both resemble and resent that comment. 😂

    Dr. Zombie XDr. Zombie X14 órája
  • In 2011 America helped us Japanese in the name of the Operation Tomodachi(friends). Even though we share a tragetic past, I know for the FACT that you American people are our best Tomodachis in the world. Now that our country had triumphed over the corona virus, we'd LOVE to return the operation Tomodachi's favor. がんばれアメリカ!!!!🇯🇵🤝🇺🇸

    jager64xxx xxxpanzerjager64xxx xxxpanzer15 órája
  • I remember a lot of times that the jets played in front of an empty stadium.

    Mike HartmanMike Hartman16 órája
  • Man, some of these jokes could REALLY use a laugh track. The quiet pause after that Adam Driver bit...

    ThoreauxThoreaux16 órája
  • Racing is definitely the best option for a social distancing sport as this points out

    That Neon 305That Neon 30517 órája
  • So OSU football players (not paid) have to risk their lives for the budget of the state of Oklahoma and of course, the head coach of OSU. The NCAA is such a joke

    Jeorme McCollomJeorme McCollom18 órája
  • When you play video or audio of that Fraud, I switch off. Good night. (Maybe I'll try watching one of your videos again in the future.) Your deep dives, interesting and funny as they used to be, are not good enough to make them worth watching or listening to when doing so means having to hear Little Donny the Fraud say any words, besides "I hereby resign the presidency effective immediately." I wouldn't mind hearing him say those words. And ONLY those words. And once would be plenty.

    Jeffrey CraigJeffrey Craig20 órája
  • Ayyyyyy critical viewers know what's up with our boy vasilli

    Lorenzo QuiranteLorenzo Quirante20 órája
  • That punchline was so literal! hahaha

    Jordan WeimerJordan Weimer20 órája
  • Surprised that the Taiwanese and Korean Baseball leagues weren't mentioned. Robot fans and cheerleaders eating hot pot. Go go go!

    flakeycakeyflakeycakey20 órája
  • I actually started to watch the marbles and then I came here, lol.

    blablaelgoreblablaelgore21 órája
  • While I am aware of the US-centric nature of this show, the lack of coverage of football (actual football where you use feet not handegg) in this show hosted by a British guy is very surprising. Major football spans the UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium and many more not only at the European level of Champions League but also the top division and subsequent tiers, where many clubs could be non-existent by the end of the summer. This would also give this episode a chance to highlight sport swashing by human rights abusing middle eastern countries such as eminent purchase of Newcastle by journalist murdering Mohammed bin Salman and previous purchase of PSG and Man City. This episode of "Sports" was a missed opportunity. Far too many people are affected by whats happening in Football during this pandemic than by any sport in the US.

    Killed by DeathKilled by Death21 órája
  • Nice troll... oh wait...

    RobischekRobischek21 órája
  • word

    various cornvarious corn22 órája

    AlauntAlaunt23 órája
  • "is this sexual or violent? yes."

    phazephaze23 órája
  • thank god kobe bryant isnt around to see this.

    Ace DiamondsAce DiamondsNapja
  • I honestly cried when I saw that Jelle’s Marble Runs became sponsored. I have been a fan for years! My first fan art (ever) was Red #3 and yes, I was 21 when I did it.

  • Wow marble league I never would of thought that was possible. In that case I was known to take kids favorite Marball collection back in the fourth grade competitively hyv kicking their ass

    Salvador Castillo jrSalvador Castillo jrNapja
  • Not going to lie, that trailer for the Marble Olympics SLAPPED. Consider me subscribed ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°

    Catherine BrownCatherine BrownNapja
  • Lets all reflect on the human tragedy that trump hasnt got cornoa and died yet

  • What a fsggot this John is. I bet he’d say the opposite if his job was affected. Self centered losers. Retards.

    Anarchy SeedsAnarchy SeedsNapja
  • I much prefer this competitive slapping.....

    Terpe DeVeresheneTerpe DeVeresheneNapja
  • Hell yeah!!! Go Balls of Chaos!!! Congrats Jelle's Marble, you deserve that recognition!

    Renato OliveiraRenato OliveiraNapja
  • The absolute callousness in the way these owners are willing to risk their players lives for money is disgusting. Good on the major league unions for pushing back. Wishing all the best to college players and others that aren't unionized.

  • Can't help you on the jersey, but if you're trying to get the best Professional Slapping analysis' on the internet and add a few inches to your penis, you're gonna wanna check out Moist Cr1tikal EDIT: CAN YOU NOT REMIND ME HOW BAD THE OCEANICS DID LAST YEAR?!

    Pope Brandon BrownsonPope Brandon BrownsonNapja
  • I hope the Adam Driver gag never ends. Please, it's utterly hilarious. I dare you to Zoom meet Adam Driver.

  • “Is it sexual or is it violent?” “Yes.”

  • If ESPN is so hard up for content perhaps they should consider covering some of the hordes of sports they typically completely ignore. Plenty of past content for them to present to their viewer base that folks will not be familiar with, because for some bizarre reason in the eyes of ESPN pool and poker are more sport-like than things like rowing. Even though one of those is considered one of the most physically demanding sports there is.

    Heather JohnsonHeather JohnsonNapja
  • Is this the last one for the season?

    gold dust womangold dust womanNapja
  • We watch reruns ALL the time. We would love to watch or hear the play by plays of the Orioles from the 60's and early 70's! It's the sportscaster patter that is so delightful. They have done a great job of turning their dog's walk into interesting content.

  • Please tell me there is team merch for sale!!!

    Liani Thomas PrewittLiani Thomas PrewittNapja
  • Oceanics fan here and YES we are waiting for the team to turn things around! #RideTheWave

    Heerin ChaHeerin ChaNapja
  • When is this weeks video coming out?

    DJ BarrettDJ BarrettNapja
  • That Sidenote challenge 🤣😂😂

  • Throwaway comment, I just want to see if HUproject algorithms really delete comments about Wumao, or 五毛. Apparently they're the Chinese online censorship wing, and I heard a rumor that comments about them are being deleted from HUproject videos. Which would be weird since HUproject is an American run platform that is already banned in China. So I'm testing to see if it's true.

    Ya BoiYa BoiNapja
  • LMFAO NICE Sponsorship! YEAH!

  • My God, you suck! I can’t believe you have fans.

    Miss PrissMiss PrissNapja
  • Kind of disappointed that John didn't cover Motorsports or iRacing.

  • Random link of the day:

    Sebastiaan JacobssenSebastiaan JacobssenNapja
  • Germany has already figuered that out, since the stadium onwers dont have that high running cost if 70.000 stay at home. just the teams play, staff and teams are group testing. 1 test for each team + personel and stadium crew, if postiv the group is taken out 1-4 weeks and they are tested individually. (actually the idea of group testing and going down in brackets to find the infected one to reduce overall test isnt new, to control infections in meat, especially privatly hunted meat, its done like this for more than two decades, so labratories now how to do it. that means television companys can still make money and more importantly pay their workers. same for team owners and stadium staff. cause at the same time, their is some kind of profit ban. so not until every worker even the ones made to stay at home are paid. noboby gets aprofit out of that match. but a the people who stay at home can at least watch new sport and new matches. and thousands of people dont loose their jobs. its a win win. the ladder and leader board might be fucked up cause a team does taken out for 4 weeks. but neither the owners nor the players nor the staff care that much cause A they can all play and do things they probably want to do and b they dont all go bankrupt. you just need some flexiblity and solidarity. Its difficult but it do able. Germany 80.000.0000 people 8.600 death. Per 100.000 out classing any other first world nation. microdrop. germany out. was a bit to cocky till the last bit. marble league in netherlands damn. what a sport.

    Alexander SchmoldtAlexander SchmoldtNapja
  • Nice to see Jeffery Epsteins sex islands being repurposed for fighting.

  • YESSSS i actually hate most sports but i’ve been an avid watcher of marble runs! nothing more fun than sticking it on after a late night drinking sesh with your mates and all placing bets on random marbles. it’s great!!

    elliott mariesselliott mariessNapja
  • Other contact-less sports include: drone racing, battlebots, hatchet throwing, golf, league of legends

    Daniel MariscalDaniel MariscalNapja
  • You rock, John. I love that you do stuff like this!

    Curtis CorseCurtis CorseNapja
  • The Overwatch League and esports in general is thriving and is something that more people should get into honestly.

    Lord MortariusLord MortariusNapja
  • Just watched waco and I keep seeing young John as David Koresh. Idk why but I do

    Peter O'ToolePeter O'TooleNapja
  • Why does John look like CGI?

  • Make sport players play a e-league by playing their own characters in sport games!

  • This shit is boring.

    Red PeteRed PeteNapja
  • Man I spat out my coffee when they did that close up on the marbles with the F-1 sounds

    Kenny BKenny BNapja
  • I think now until this point, there should be a proper Adam Driver fanbase with John Oliver on the lead that makes the little Johnny boy's wish come true. The name of the fanbase, you guess it, Backseater.

    Quỳnh Anh BùiQuỳnh Anh BùiNapja
  • You guys never cease to amaze me. Ima go watch some marbles now

  • you kinda realize how not funny he is without the pumped in laughter

    Chuck NorrisChuck NorrisNapja
    • To each his own.. He is pretty damn funny to me..

      Rohit RajagopalRohit RajagopalNapja
  • you know without corona there was always another risk, and he was telling the truth about corona virus. young people have a way lower risk to get corona, and the younger people have a way better way to beat the virus. the younger you are the easier it it for you to beat the virus. uually only people who are old or already have a diminished way to fight virusses. are the ones dying from corona but then again. those people could also die from a flue

    Sijtze RoarSijtze RoarNapja
  • also you now ollver? yuo are domplaining that baseball players arent perfect ? really ?

    Sijtze RoarSijtze RoarNapja
  • heh i think watching sorts is dull ! who cares about a team i dont play in ? im happy they are stopped.gaming online for the win !

    Sijtze RoarSijtze RoarNapja