Friday, August 9, 2019
Federer, Nadal Look To Smooth Over Issues Facing ATP Council
Among the ongoing issues is the "search for a replacement" for Chris Kermode and "bridging the revenue gap between players and tournaments."
USA Gymnastics' Li Li Leung Throws Support Behind Athletes
Leung said she has "spoken with more than 400 members of the gymnastics community" in an "attempt to create an open dialogue."
Baker Mayfield's Marketing Portfolio Grows With BodyArmor Deal
Mayfield this summer "shot several commercials" in L.A. for a "national campaign expected to launch next month."
Redskins' Jurgensen Retires After Many Years In Radio/TV Booth
The partnership of Sonny Jurgensen and Pro Football HOFer Sam Huff in '81 "became like family for Redskins fans."
Islanders Receive Unanimous Approval For Belmont Park Arena
The new Islanders arena, which the developers expect to cost $955M, is "anticipated to open" in the fall of '21.
Extreme Ticket Demand Expected For "Field Of Dreams" Game
Yankees manager Aaron Boone said alternate site games like this one are a "special thing" that MLB does, and they will "do a great job."
Braves Owner Says Revenue Increase Due To Ticket, Concession Sales
Meanwhile, Liberty CEO Greg Maffei said attendance "looks good so far this season, aided by strong on-field performance.”