Wednesday, July 8, 2020
MLS Takes Sports' Center Stage Amid Questions About Bubble
While COVID-19 will "dominate the news cycle all month, the underlying storylines of the MLS is Back Tournament are just as compelling, if not more so."
NFL's Escrow Proposal For '20 Considered Non-Starter By NFLPA
The NFL's proposal states the funds withheld "would be paid to the players on a timetable determined once any revenue decline for this season is calculated."
Pac-12 May End Commissioner Larry Scott's Contract Early
A source said, "There’s serious talk amongst the Pac-12 CEO Group to end his contract ahead of the expiration date to have a fighting chance to save the Networks."
NBA's Silver Not Ruling Out Season Shutdown If Virus Outbreak Occurs
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said, "Certainly, if we had any sort of significant spread at all within our campus, we would be shut down again."
WNBPA Asks For Dream Co-Owner's Removal After Letter
Atlanta Dream co-Owner Kelly Loeffler "called for the WNBA to 'unite around the American flag' and not Black Lives Matter."
Ryder Cup Officially Postponed Until '21 Due To Pandemic
Many in golf circles "were insistent" in recent months that it "would be ridiculous" to hold a Ryder Cup without fans.
Revamped ESPN Radio Lineup Sees End Of "Golic & Wingo"
Meanwhile, Chiney Ogwumike and Mike Golic Jr. will host an afternoon drive time show that will air from 4:00-7:00pm ET.