Friday, June 5, 2020
Silver Says Positive Tests Won't Cause NBA To Shut Down Restart Plan
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver noted there are "constant changes in terms of what we're learning about this virus."
Sources: NHL, NHLPA Hopeful Of New CBA Before Play Resumes
While the league “wants long-term stability,” the players “want a cap on escrow, and word is that it is being considered.”
Silver: NBA May Be In Best Position To Effect Change On Racism
Silver: “We’re not a political organization, but we’re an organization steeped in values, things I have talked about many times that go way back before me."
NFL Pledges Commitment To Players In Effort To Address Inequality
The players "now appear intent on making sure the league and its teams now walk the walk as well so the statements aren't reduced to empty gestures."
Sources: MLB Will Defer To Local Municipalities On Fans At Games
Texas is the "only state to have opened to pro sports with fans, though some other states have indicated they would consider adjusting their stances."
MLB Likely To Prohibit Broadcasters From Traveling To Road Games
Broadcasters "would call games from studios or the ballpark in their home cities when their teams play on the road."
Emmert Says CFB Season Could Be Completed By Thanksgiving
College football "does not have a central governing authority," and NCAA President Mark Emmert "does not have the power to set or modify the sport’s schedules."