Tuesday, December 18, 2018
MLS Overhauls Playoffs, Opting For New Single-Elimination Format
Under the new plan, seven teams -- up from six -- in each of the two conferences (which will each have 12 teams in '19) will "make the playoffs.”
FanDuel Expands NBA Deal, Now League's Third Gaming Partner
FanDuel will have access to official NBA betting data, as well as league marks and logos, similar to the deal the NBA recently signed with The Stars Group.
Univ. Of Texas Getting New Hoops Arena In Deal With Oak View Group
Texas will “have to pay for some incidentals, possibly concerning traffic and utilities," but OVG "will shoulder the bulk of the cost."
Jay Frye Becoming President Of IndyCar, Miles Retaining CEO Role
The moves "come in response to the resignation" of IndyCar CMO C.J. O’Donnell, "effective at the end of the year."
Big Ten's Delany Now Open To Discussing Possible CFP Expansion
Jim Delany: “The Big Ten would be happy to discuss structure issues with colleagues. It’s probably a good idea, given all of the conversations and noise around the issue."
Lakers Will Produce Docu-Series Celebrating "Showtime" Era
The documentary focuses on the '80s-era Lakers, when Pat Riley coached the likes of Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Broncos' On-Field Play Just Part Of Turmoil Encompassing Team
A 6-8 record through Week 15 has the Broncos on the brink of back-to-back losing seasons for the first time in 46 years.