Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Red Sox Ownership Continues Defending Trade Of Mookie Betts
The club says the 15% decrease in ticket sales so far this year is more to do with subpar results in '19 than the Betts trade.
MLB Players Take Manfred To Task Over "Piece Of Metal" Comment
The blowback against the commissioner's statement was immediate and comes at a moment when "everything he says will be dissected."
Sources: AT&T Receives Low Bids For Four RSNs, May Cancel Sale
Sources said the bids have come in around the $500M range, well below the initial expectations of approximately $1B.
Union Signs Subaru To Multiyear Stadium Naming Rights Deal
The club declined to disclose terms, but sources familiar with the deal pegged it in the low seven figures annually.
Kyrie Irving Looks To Show Leadership Skills As NBPA VP
One prominent former NBAer is questioning Irving's selection, saying he has "proven to all of us that he's not a leader."
Derrick Jones Jr. Signs With Puma After Winning Dunk Contest
Puma has "circled Jones throughout the season," sending product to him in recent months "as the two sides worked toward a deal."
Oilers Exec Scott Howson Tabbed As President & CEO Of AHL
Howson’s first management job came in the AHL, and he is "familiar with the history and tradition" of the league.