Monday, June 29, 2020
U.S. Open Heading Back To NBC As Fox Exits $1.1B USGA Deal
Fox explored a one-year deal with NBC for this year's Open before talks eventually moved to include the remainder of Fox' contract.
Cal Confident In Under Armour Deal As Brand Wants Out Of UCLA Pact
Cal in a statement said, “While we understand that we are in challenging times, we have been and remain committed to our partnership with Under Armour.”
Raiders, Davis Upset With Plan To Sell Advertising On Tarped Seats
Raiders Owner Mark Davis said, “I can’t imagine telling one fan they cannot attend the opening game of our inaugural season in Las Vegas."
K-State Football Coach Backs Players' Demands For Policy Change
The K-State football team stated it was "uniting to take a stand against racism" after a fellow student's insensitive tweet about George Floyd.
NBA Could Allow Players To Wear Jerseys With Social Justice Messages
The personalized statements on jerseys are "part of a long list of social justice messages the players plan to make through the remainder of the season."
New Campaign Celebrates Negro Leagues With Prominent Voices
Hank Aaron, Colin Powell, Michael Jordan and the four living former U.S. Presidents are all part of the effort.
Bill Simmons Talks Repairing Lack Of Diversity At The Ringer
Simmons reiterated that he is "committed to using his platform to 'raise the profile and platform of other people.'"