This week's question: Because of public health concerns, it's possible that the NFL, MLB, and NBA might be benched until 2021. Please come up with a psychological term to describe the shock and despair felt by many Americans as they awaken to the reality of a year without sports.

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: Royal quarantine


THE WINNER: "Hooplessness"
Michael Rouse, Troy, Michigan

SECOND PLACE: "Postsportum depression"
John Munsch, Boulder, Colorado

THIRD PLACE: "Restless leagues syndrome"
Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh


"Empty net syndrome"
Clare Christiansen, Oak Harbor, Washington

"Major league depression"
Joe Ayella, Wayne, Pennsylvania

Janine Witte, New Hope, Pennsylvania

Jennifer Kitchin, New Smyrna Beach, Florida

"A fandemic"
Ken Ream, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

"Seasonless affective disorder"
Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, New York

Rick Torrence, The Village, Oklahoma

"Three strikes your bout of depression"
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana