Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Canceled Season Paints Grim Financial Picture For MiLB's Future
Should a large contingent of MiLB teams have to fold, it could give MLB the "minor-league contraction it has sought since last fall."
NBA Paying More Than $150M For Disney World Bubble
Adam Silver acknowledged paying that much for a controlled campus "is not a sustainable model over the long term."
TNT's Marv Albert Won't Be On Site For NBA's Orlando Return
Albert initially planned to participate on-site, but that "was dampened with the recent surge" of coronavirus cases in Florida.
Padres Exec Chair Details Bleak Financial Impacts Of Pandemic Crisis
Ron Fowler noted the Padres' ownership group is "looking to make a significant capital contribution" by putting "more money into the team."
NWSL Commissioner Baird Bullish On League's Restart, TV Numbers
Baird attributed the strong TV viewership to “creating a product that fans wanted to watch” and then promoting it alongside broadcast partners CBS and Twitch.
San Diego State Could Start $310M Stadium Construction Next Month
SDSU AD John David Wicker said that SDCCU Stadium "will be dismantled virtually as soon as the 2021 college football season concludes."
MLB Still Hopes To Hold Field Of Dreams Game This Summer
It is likely the “teams involved will be different," as the Yankees and White Sox -- the announced participants -- aren't scheduled to play each other.