Thursday, February 20, 2020
Sources: New NFL CBA Could Be Done Sometime In Next Week
While the new playoff format "would take effect" for the '20 season, the proposed 17-game regular season would not be in place until '21 at the earliest.
Union Disputes MLB Version Of How Astros Investigation Played Out
MLBPA Exec Dir Tony Clark said that players commenting on the Astros punishments should "remember the union defended the rights of every player."
ESPN Settles On Vasgersian, A-Rod For "Sunday Night Baseball" Booth
The hope is that A-Rod in a two-man booth "can be as good on games as he has been in Fox's studio" during the postseason.
Premier Golf League Suffers Big Blow With Rory McIlroy Opting Out
It "remains to be seen if other players will follow McIlroy's lead" and decline the PGL's overtures.
Illinois Gov. Says Sports Betting Will Be Ready For March Madness
This marks the "first concrete timeline for an industry launch" since sports wagering was signed into law last summer.
Sources: Steve Cohen Could Move To Buy Mets Again, Wants To Add SNY
The addition of the RSN, which was not part of the original deal with Cohen, "would be hugely useful in any sale of the organization."
Mountain West Teams Struggle With Nike-Manufactured "Smart" Balls
San Diego State AD John David Wicker in late January "requested a waiver from Nike to play its home games with Wilson balls."