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Volume 27 No. 5

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Volume 26 No. 175

MLB, Players Union Facing Pivotal Week In Discussions On Return

Sources said that there "already have been productive back-and-forth discussions on finalizing the health and safety protocols."

Troy Vincent Says NFL Planning For Full Stadiums When Season Begins

Vincent said, "We also know that we have to plan for half stadiums. Three-quarters. So we're planning for all of these different scenarios."

The Match II Gets Rave Reviews For Format, Broadcast Presentation

The weather was "about the only thing" that did not cooperate during Sunday's event, which raised more than $20M for COVID-19 relief.

Still Work To Do For Approval On NHL's 24-Team Playoff Format

Several players concurred with NHLPA player rep Devan Dubnyk’s assessment that "another vote is a must."

Michigan President Says No Football Without Students On Campus

Though some other schools are "planning to bring football players back for voluntary training as early as June 1, Michigan hasn’t announced any such plans for its athletes."

Steelers Limit Ticket Sales In Preparation For Social Distancing

The Steelers are "opting to prevent a potentially bigger problem if more tickets are sold than fans allowed in the stands."

Cubs Face Uphill Financial Battle With Or Without MLB Season

Gallagher Way, their "profitable gathering spot next to Wrigley, is closed, as are the 11 rooftop clubs the Cubs bought to gain a stranglehold on the rooftop business."