You wake up with a hangover, but not the too much bourbon kind. The one that hits every summer about this time when the NBA and Stanley Cup Finals are done. The competitive juices are gone, adrenaline stops flowing, and you’re left scratching your head wondering where it all went. Then you start to panic and sweat, a combination of the staggering heat, too much liquor, and the realization that baseball is the only thing left to watch. The annual nightmare that is the summer sports drought is in full effect. But don’t call the suicide hotline just yet, there’s hope. We know you’re skeptical, but what do you have to lose? Take a deep breath, put down the phone, and check out the Sports Fan’s Guide to Making It Through the Summer Drought.

Written by Adam Silvers (@silversurfer103)