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Volume 27 No. 7

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Volume 26 No. 167

MLB, Union Take First Step On Return, But Economics Not Discussed

Items addressed yesterday included "timing and logistics for a second spring training, potential rule changes, roster sizes and transaction rules."

Scott Boras Says His Players Won't Move Off Previously Agreed Deal

Players believe it is "unfair to ask them to assume any further financial hits" as they are "taking the health risk" in returning.

PGA Tour Releases Health & Safety Plan Outlining Protocols For Events

Players and caddies will be "sent a pre-travel screening test and will also be tested when they arrive in a tournament city, likely at a host hotel."

MWC's California Schools Face New Issues With Campuses Not Reopening

Fresno State, San Diego State and San Jose State said "no decisions on a football season or any other fall sports have been made at this point."

Several MLS Clubs To Decide Soon Whether To Accept PPP Loans

Sources said that "at least 12 clubs submitted a PPP application and had it approved by the government, but that at least seven will not use the money."

Golden Boy Eyeing July 4 Return, Possibly Behind Closed Doors

The promotion could even book a match for Canelo Alvarez despite the fact his fights "routinely generate millions of dollars in ticket sales."

Big Ad Spenders Look To Walk Back Commitments, Testing Industry

As of May 1, companies have the "option to cancel" up to 50% of Q3 ad spending. Sources said that many are "seeking to take advantage of that option."