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
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