Friday, February 7, 2020
XFL Optimistic In Establishing Successful Spring Football League
The financial commitment made by Vince McMahon is the biggest difference between the XFL and "any other alternative league that has tried to come up."
Penn National Becoming NASCAR's First Sports Betting Provider
Penn hopes to use their free predictor game to identify and connect with fans likely to convert to real money sports betting as it becomes available.
MLB's Rob Manfred Supports Rays' Split-Time Plan In Montreal
The commissioner remains "open to the idea" of the Rays getting a new full-time ballpark in the Tampa area, but will defer to the judgment of team officials.
Steve Cohen Confirms Mets Deal Is Off; Team Still Looking To Sell
Sources said that a key issue that led to the Cohen deal breaking down was the role that Jeff Wilpon "would have in the transition of power and beyond."
NBC To Air Three Primetime Notre Dame Games This Season
This marks the second time in three seasons that Notre Dame will play three primetime games on the Peacock.
U.S. Soccer Exec Berhalter Resigns As Leadership Shake-ups Continue
Jay Berhalter's "decades of experience with the workings on the soccer side ... contributed to his out-sized influence at the federation."
Sabres' Lack Of Success Has Fans Questioning Ownership's Strategy
Amount of distributed tickets per game is down roughly 800, with Sabres looking at ninth straight year out of playoffs.