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Volume 27 No. 6

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Volume 26 No. 131

It's Official: IOC, Japan Postpone Tokyo Games Until 2021

The announcement was widely expected, but sports leaders and businesses nevertheless welcomed the confirmation.

USOPC's Call For Postponement Likely Key Factor For IOC

The U.S. sends "more athletes to the Games than any other country,” and NBC “pays more in rights fees than any other broadcasters.”

NFL Bullish On Full Season; Some Offseason Programs May Be Lost

The NFL said that it "continues to plan for teams' offseason programs, training camps and the season, but it will make adjustments if needed."

Sources: Timetable For NFL Media-Rights Talks Shows Little Change

Media execs "are not expecting the NFL's original timetable to move much," so it is "likely deals will be finalized before the end of the year."

U.S. Soccer Federation Fills Major Void In Hiring Will Wilson As CEO

Wilson, who will officially take over on March 30, arrives at a "turbulent time for the federation," which is in a legal battle with the USWNT.

ESPN Could Put "MNF" Plans On Hold After Missing Out On Manning

At this point, it "appears an internal solution is much more likely," though someone like Kurt Warner "could still be considered."

Rams' New Logos, Colors Part Of Rebranding Effort That Began In '16

Gone is "navy blue, light gold and white," a scheme the Rams adopted in '00 in St. Louis. Their new colors are a "spinoff of their throwback royal blue and gold."