Monday, February 17, 2020
Heaping Praise Pours In For New NBA All-Star Game Format
The new format "made for the most competitive game in years," as players toward the end "hunkered down on defense."
Adam Silver Cites Hope In NBA-China Relations Despite Big Losses
Silver painted NBA's overall financial health as "sound" even though games are "not on the air in a country with hundreds of millions of fans."
Manfred Defends Sparing Players Involved In Sign-Stealing Scandal
Commissioner reiterated that granting immunity to players in exchange for full cooperation was "necessary for getting as much information as possible" about scandal.
Stadium Series Game Considered Successful, But Not Without Hiccups
The parking lot at Air Force's Falcon Stadium "remained a parking lot" for several hours after the game because no cars had moved.
Red Sox Leadership Continues To Deny CBT As Factor In Betts Trade
Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy insisted that the trade involved "working with the economic system and still fielding a team that could be competitive."
Seeing Red: Ohio State Athletics Reports $10M Operating Deficit
OSU AD Gene Smith referenced that some of the school's 36 sanctioned sports would be cut if the actual deficit was as high as is being reported.
Dan Gilbert Prepping For First Public Speech Since Stroke
The stroke has "left Gilbert physically thinner, though he's sporting a thicker, white beard," and his speech is "clear, if quiet."