New MLB Safety Rules Proposed As Season Negotiations Take Place
In an effort to move forward with a truncated season, the MLB has laid out new safety criteria to ensure players and personnel stay healthy. The proposed MLB safety rules, which were obtained by outlets like the Associated Press, are subject to approval by the MLB Players Association as... Read more
US Open Could Be Held In Orlando Without Fans, Per Report
US Open officials have confirmed that they were exploring the option of moving the late-summer tournament from New York to California as a result of the coronavirus, but a new report suggests that Orlando is also being considered as a possible location. According to The Telegraph, the tournament may... Read more
Rams Reportedly Request $500M In Additional Stadium Funding
The Los Angeles Rams are slated to see their future home SoFi Stadium open this summer, but the team is requesting a sizable amount in additional funding from the NFL. According to The Athletic’s Daniel Kaplan, the Rams have requested $500 million in stadium financing from the league, which... Read more
MLS Reportedly Considering Resuming Season In Orlando
Like other paused sports leagues, Major League Soccer is currently exploring its options for resuming the 2020 season. A plan said to be in consideration is the use of a hub location in Orlando, the Associated Press reports. The potential plan would allow training camps to get underway June... Read more
NHL Commissioner Insistent On Completing Season
Cancelling the remainder of the 2019-20 NHL season is not an option for Gary Bettman. The league’s commissioner shared in a virtual town hall this week that ending the season without crowning a Stanley Cup champion is “not something I’m even contemplating,” according to The Mercury News. Bettman has... Read more
Drive-In Concert Series Planned At Globe Life Field
The Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field Stadium will host a new round of events this summer for the venue’s first drive-in theater concert series. The concerts, dubbed “Concert In Your Car,” will feature a performance from country stars Eli Young Band, as well as Whiskey Myers, Pat Green, Josh... Read more
Michigan Governor: Stadiums Won’t Be Full This Fall
Although football fans are itching to return to games this fall, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer doesn’t believe stadiums will be full. During the 95.5 radio show “Mojo in the Morning,” Whitmer discussed the state’s plans to reopen as quarantine rules are slowly loosened and business begin to resume again.... Read more
NBA Officials Reportedly Growing Hopeful For Season’s Resume
Momentum is reportedly building for the return of the NBA following a call with league executives and Commissioner Adam Silver. The participating board of governors on the call were hopeful about the strides the league is taking to ensure health and safety if the 2019-20 is to resume amid... Read more
NCAA President: Schools, States Will Decide Sports Return
NCAA President Mark Emmert ruled that there won’t be a mandated or uniform return for college sports but that local governments and individual schools are at liberty in deciding when to resume athletics. The NCAA halted all athletic competition in mid-March due to the coronavirus. March Madness was among... Read more
Pittsburgh Penguins CEO Announces Furloughs, Pay Cuts
The Pittsburgh Penguins are off the ice due to the coronavirus and now a number of team employees face furloughs amid the pandemic. Penguins CEO David Morehouse revealed that an undisclosed number of employees will be furloughed for four months beginning June 1. Morehouse and other executives will also... Read more