Thursday, July 9, 2020
Ivy League's Fall Sports Cancellation Could Create Domino Effect
For the "second time in the age of coronavirus, the Ivy League was the first to break ranks and other conferences are sure to follow its lead."
Opener For MLS' Return Tournament Deemed A Success
More than 100 Black MLS players "raised their right fists and took a knee" before the opener in a "show of solidarity" with the Black Lives Matter movement.
TV Execs Angered By Nielsen's Delay Of Out-Of-Home Numbers
Nielsen execs spent yesterday afternoon calling media companies with the news that the new ratings measurement would not debut in September, as expected.
Redskins' New Branding Unlikely To Use Native American Imagery
Several Native American leaders this week said that they have "not heard from the team or the NFL regarding the name review."
Ravens, Chiefs, 49ers Halt Season Tickets For '21; Go Game By Game
Using varying language, the three teams all told season-ticket holders that their packages will not be valid this year.
Stanford's Forecasted Deficit Led School To Eliminate 11 Sports
The athletic department's deficit was "projected to exceed" $12M in FY '21. That number doubled to $25M with expected pandemic-related damages.
CBS Picks Up UEFA Champions League, Europa League Rights Early
UEFA has not negotiated with other media companies in the three weeks since Turner Sports opted out of its contract two years early.