Mark Cuban Discusses How Fans Can Return To NBA Games
Mark Cuban has offered his take on where the suspended NBA season can go from here and previewed scenarios in which games can return and fans can be in attendance. In an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, the Dallas Mavericks owner was asked whether fans can return... Read more
NCAA Approves Voluntary Workouts For Basketball, Football Players
At the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, all NCAA sports were brought to a halt. But this week, some student-athletes have been approved to resume campus workouts, should they choose to participate. The NCAA Council voted Wednesday to lift its moratorium placed on athletic-related activities for football and men’s... Read more
Barcelona Holding Out On Decision To Refund Fans For Empty Games
FC Barcelona may soon return to the field for closed-door games in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. However, season ticket holders are left in the dark as to whether they will receive refunds on tickets for what would be empty-stadium games. In a statement provided to Goal, the... Read more
Belmont Stakes Set For June 20 As First Leg Of Triple Crown
For the first time in its history, horse racing’s Triple Crown will kick off with the Belmont Stakes. The New York-based event is officially set for June 20 and is traditionally the third and final jewel in the Triple Crown. However, with the coronavirus postponing the Kentucky Derby and... Read more
Korean Club Apologizes For Propping Sex Dolls In Stadium Stands
A South Korean soccer club has issued an apology after their Sunday game when fans noticed some unusual props placed throughout their stadium. In lieu of fans, FC Seoul placed faux supporters in the stands, which many fans quickly recognized as sex dolls. The team had placed about 20... Read more
NFL Testing Modified Face Masks To Protect Players Amid Coronavirus
The NFL has teamed up with sports equipment company Oakley to test out modified face masks to prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus among players and team personnel this coming season. NFL Players Association medical director Dr. Thom Mayer discussed the testing Monday during an appearance on ESPN’s... Read more
Governors Give Green Light For Sports Games Without Fans
The world of professional sports cleared one major hurdle on Monday as leagues navigate their return to the spotlight. The MLB, MLS, NHL and NBA are considering different options for resuming competition, while the NFL is gearing up for the 2020 season this fall that may or may not... Read more
NHL Now Exploring 8 Or 9 Locations To Resume, Per Commissioner
In the NHL’s quest to complete the 2019-20 season, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the league was looking into holding games in as many as four certified arenas. Now, that plan has been expanded to eight or even nine arenas while discussions continue. Speaking this week at a sports... Read more
Baltimore Ravens To Pay Stadium Staff Even If Fans Are Barred
The NFL is intending to have fans in stadiums this coming season, but in case that is not a reality, the Baltimore Ravens have a backup plan. Ravens president Dick Cass shared in a conference call last week that the team is committed to establishing an assistance fund to... Read more
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