Let me start off by saying neither of these scenarios are plausible. I foresee (at least a few) sports leagues returning in the next year and quarantine as we currently are experiencing it ending sometime over the Summer. But still, it's an interesting question to ponder. So far with 3,243 votes, quarantine for a year with sports is winning.
I'm honestly kinda shocked. Now for Barstool as a company, choosing quarantine with sports makes sense. If you hadn't noticed the company made a strong pivot towards gambling in the months leading up to the pandemic, which is tough to do without sports. With sports back gambling would return and we would be able to launch our Barstool Bets app, which I'm sure is gonna be huge. If All Biz Pete isn't as incompetent as Portnoy says, we'd still be able to produce our college football show, all of our sports related podcasts, our March Madness content, etc., from quarantine without a hitch. And when it comes to non-sports related content, I think we're doing a better job than most media companies at getting creative and still pumping out tons of content from the comfort of our own homes.
However, if I wasn't concerned with the welfare of my employer, I can't see ever choosing to remain in quarantine for the next year. Obviously I'm biased as I'm the "travel correspondent" and live in China where it's tough to watch a bunch of live sports due to the time zone difference (a point I made very clear in my rejected NFL game pass promo)
But beyond that, human beings are just inherently social creatures, and I'm going a little stir crazy only interacting with one person every day (no offense to my gf, congrats to me on the sex). For some people, sports IS life, and there's nothing wrong with that, but I've never been the type of guy to just sit on my couch alone and watch a regular season baseball game. Give me bars, concerts, beaches, boats, restaurants, barbecues, ski resorts, movie theaters, actually playing sports with friends, vacations, and carnivals* and I'll have plenty of ways to occupy my time other than professional sports. Clearly tho, there are a lot of people who don't feel that way so feel free to sound off in the comments.
*I'm clearly joking about carnivals, those places are hell holes.