Tuesday, February 11, 2020
MLB's Unique Playoff Proposal Drawing Varied Reactions
The plan "would keep more teams in playoff contention later in the season," thus "increasing the drama on TV."
Red Sox' Bloom Says Dodgers Trade Needed For Long-Term Sustainability
Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom also "shook off the notion that the team was sacrificing the coming year" with the Mookie Betts trade.
NHL Still Hesitant To Allow Players To Compete In Beijing Games
NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly wrote in an email, "We aren't there yet. In fact, we aren't even close to being there."
Wilpons Remain Tight-Lipped About Mets' Ongoing Sale Process
Jeff Wilpon said the team will "not be giving details or updates on the timeline or process until we are prepared to make a public announcement."
Rays' Potential Move Across Bay To Be Decided On By Year's End
It is an "ambitious plan that requires a sign-off" by both prospective Montreal team owner Stephen Bronfman and MLB on the split-season concept.
Ravens To Raise Season-Ticket Prices For First Time In Three Years
The Ravens have offered some of the "most inexpensive tickets in the NFL and were ranked 16th among all NFL teams with an average price of $103.59 last season."
NCAA, Two Conferences Spent $750,000 On Lobbying In '19
The NCAA has "turned to Congress to step in as more and more states follow the lead of California" on name, image, likeness reform.