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Volume 26 No. 178

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Volume 26 No. 136

ESPN Hopes To Fill Sports Void By Moving Up Airing Of "Last Dance"

The network and its partners on the project heard the calls from fans asking for early access and "have acted on them."

DAZN To Withhold Rights Fees For Canceled Sports Content

Most media rights contracts mandate that networks continue to make payments even when games aren’t played.

NCAA's Spring Eligibility Vote Leaves Schools With Decisions

The decision “puts the onus on individual schools to decide whether they have the financial flexibility" to retain more athletes.

Sources: NBA Execs Still Bullish On One-Site, Fan-Less Playoff Event

The idea of having NBA teams "finish up all of their regular-season schedule is barely an option at this stage."

Flames, Oilers Temporarily Cutting Some Employees Amid COVID-19

The Flames are laying off about 150 people for 60 days, while the Oilers' cuts impact 139 employees.

Saints' Superdome Renovations Continue Despite Coronavirus

The entire project is "set to be completed in multiple phases, with the long-term goal of being finished" before the start of the '23 NFL season.

ESPN Rolling Out Two New Ads Addressing Coronavirus Impact

Doris Burke recorded her portion of the net's social distancing ad "after announcing last week that she had tested positive" for coronavirus.