Thursday, January 16, 2020
Update: Mets Part Ways With Carlos Beltran Amid MLB Scandal
Carlos Beltran's predicament "presents a thorny situation for the Mets," but he still "could slip through unscathed by league punishment."
Red Sox Confident They Won't Suffer Same Punishment As Astros
One source said that the Red Sox are "not going to be necessarily viewed as a repeat offender" following the '17 Apple Watch incident.
Central Bank Strikes Naming-Rights Deal For UK's Rupp Arena
The deal will officially rename the building Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center and will help pay for a renovation of the attached convention center.
Pac-12 Networks Seem To Be Cutting Production, Broadcast Costs
Oregon's spring football game is the only "traditionally produced, fully-staffed, on-site broadcast event on the schedule."
Pelicans Ticket Prices Spike With Word Of Zion's Possible Debut
Fans should credit Pelicans execs for not rushing Williamson back "just to drive up the TV ratings" for both the team and league.
Back In Black: Tennessee Athletics Operates With $790K '19 Surplus
The football program brought in $96.1M in revenue compared to $52.7M in expenses despite subpar results in '18.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium Preparing Transformation To Host Final Four
A huge temporary seating system, containing about 25,000 seats, "will be installed over much of the existing lower bowl."