Monday, May 18, 2020
NASCAR Pleased With First Post-Shutdown Race, Logistics
NASCAR's Steve O’Donnell indicated no reprimands were given to the "roughly 900 individuals at the track for not wearing a mask as required.”
NFL's Radical Plan To Incentivize Minority Hiring Met With Criticism
A source said that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is "in favor of the proposal, with the diversity committee trying to incentivize teams with a stronger plan."
MLB Proposes Massive Overhaul Of Health-And-Safety Protocols For '20
Some officials who have seen the proposal expressed "skepticism about the ability to implement it, especially in a short time frame."
Jeff Miller Takes Over NFL's Top Spot Overseeing PR, Lobbying
Miller will be the fourth person to hold the top communications/lobbying role in less than five years.
UCLA Hires Boston College's Martin Jarmond As AD On Six-Year Deal
UCLA valued Jarmond’s performance at Boston College and the "way he’d modernized the athletic department after arriving."
SI Owner TheMaven Warns Investors Of Bleak Financial Future
TheMaven said that it "has cash to last through the end" of April '21, but that it "may need to find more to keep going."
Endeavor Not Considering Sale Of Non-Core Businesses
Endeavor President Mark Shapiro said, "We are not shopping any assets whatsoever and never were because we don't need to."