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Volume 26 No. 223

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Volume 26 No. 216

MLB Season Begins With Presence Of Coronavirus At Every Turn

MLB in '20 "will be a sport transformed -- bent, twisted, compacted and stripped of much of its ancient, sensory charm."

MLB Allows Players To Wear Patches For Social Justice Causes

Fans should expect social justice messages before and during MLB games "to be the norm, not the exception" this season.

Dodgers Make Long-Awaited Statement With Mookie Betts Deal

One local columnist called the deal "shocking" considering the Dodgers' "historical reluctance to take this kind of financial plunge."

Report: Financial Talks Between NFL, Union Have Season In Jeopardy

A source with knowledge of the negotiations said that the NFL and NFLPA remain at "significant odds over money."

Michelob Ultra Replacing Budweiser As NBA's Official Beer

Aligning Michelob Ultra with the NBA represents a repositioning for the beer brand, which has long been aligned with participatory sports, like cycling and golf.

Football Committee Wants Time As NCAA Ponders Fall Sports' Fate

Regardless of the NCAA BOG’s decision, there could still be an FBS season and CFP “since they are not administered by the NCAA.”

Making A Deposit: Eagles Sign Firstrust Bank To Long-Term Deal

Under the deal, the team’s new official bank gets entitlement to the premium Touchdown Club at Lincoln Financial Field.