Monday, March 16, 2020
New NFL CBA Seen As Win For Owners, Rank-And-File Players
The deal may have gotten a push due to coronavirus "wreaking havoc on the stock market and creating uncertain economic conditions."
DeMaurice Smith: NFL Didn't Ask Union To Push Back League Year
Smith: "Maybe we need to stop thinking about football and start thinking about how what we do could have a significant and disastrous impact on our healthcare."
NFL To Hold Draft, But Not In Las Vegas As Planned
The NFL has "no commitment" for '22 Draft, so Las Vegas "could be back in play" for that given this year's cancellation.
Report: NBA Preparing For Late June Return As "Best-Case Scenario"
Sources said that there is a "working plan that games would return without fans, and teams have been told to search out arena dates well into August for the playoffs."
CDC Recommendation On Virus Puts MLB Opening Day Into Flux
MLB yesterday issued a memo to teams with new guidelines that includes a "strong recommendation to stop organized team workouts."
Top IOC Official Steadfast That Tokyo Games Going On As Planned
Two recent polls show a majority of Japanese residents "favor postponing" the Games, adding "pressure on organizers to consider a delay."
Coronavirus Fallout Reaches Las Vegas, As Sportsbooks Hit Hard
Caesars Palace on Friday afternoon had "one lone figure at all the betting windows" at a time when the action "should have been jumping."