Thursday, June 18, 2020
MLB, Union Still In Disagreement, But New Proposal Seen As Progress
The league "believes it extended itself significantly in a comprehensive deal that included a universal DH and other benefits for the players."
NBA Coaches Union Fears Safety Rules Could Harm Staffers' Jobs
Warren LeGarie, the agent for Rockets' Mike D'Antoni and Pelicans' Alvin Gentry, said, "I hope there is a basketball solution to this issue rather than a legal one."
Ontario Premier Defers To Trudeau On Toronto As NHL Hub City
Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver "want to be one of the hub cities" that would host the NHL upon its potential return.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio To Introduce New NIL Bill Today
Rubio’s bill regarding name, image and likeness "would force the NCAA to establish a new setup no later than June 30, 2021."
U.S. Open Gets Big Boost With Serena Williams' Commitment
Williams' presence gives "some legitimizing heft to the USTA’s decision to go ahead with the tournament despite" the ongoing pandemic.
Duke's Mayo Lands Naming Rights To Charlotte CFB Games
The Duke’s Mayo Classic is scheduled for Sept. 26 between Notre Dame and Wake Forest, while the Duke’s Mayo Bowl will take place this bowl season.
Adam Silver Reiterates NBA's Opportunity To Effect Social Change
Silver said, "I really think there is a unique opportunity for this league, maybe more so than any institution in the world."