Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Red Sox Draw Sharp Criticism For Trading Mookie Betts To Dodgers
One columnist writes the trade sends the message to the current roster that ownership "decided this season isn't as important as the ones to follow."
Cohen's Deal To Buy Mets In Doubt Due To Wilpons Changing Terms
Sources: Wilpons "pushed late to maintain some control of the franchise beyond the five-year window" that had been agreed to for a full transition.
Spotify Expands Podcast Business With Deal To Buy The Ringer
Spotify believes Simmons will "stick around" so he can "continue to build the company he founded five years ago."
Spending Disputes Likely Led To Vandy AD Turner's Departure
Malcolm Turner's resignation after just one year is "going to invite increased doubts about the direction of Vanderbilt athletics."
ESPN+ Grows To 7.6 Million Subs; Disney+ Crosses 28 Million Mark
Meanwhile, Disney in its quarterly earnings report noted Q1 earnings "topped expectations" with a profit of $2.13B.
Sources: Dolan Searching Player-Agent Ranks For Knicks President
There are plenty of top-level execs who would "love a crack at what it means to have the Knicks platform," regardless of the circus-like atmosphere.
Jaguars' Bold London Move Risks Alienating Team's Fan Base
Shad Khan either "didn't anticipate such a swift and angry reaction" to the London move, or growing revenue appears to be "at least as big a priority as winning."