Friday, July 24, 2020
Cubs, Marquee Reach Important Carriage Deal With Comcast
Deal includes expansion into Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, where the Cubs' games "were previously unavailable on NBC Sports Chicago."
Soto's Positive Test Reveals MLB's Looming Risk On Opening Night
Yankees manager Aaron Boone said there was “no hesitation” about playing on Thursday despite the results of Soto's test.
MLB Owners, MLBPA Agree On Expanding Postseason To 16 Teams
The new format applies "only to 2020, something of a test run amid requests from television networks for more postseason games."
Source: NFL Owners May Halt Training Camp If Deal Isn't Reached
Players have "begun to report to training camps to undergo coronavirus testing but have not been permitted to enter training facilities."
Making A Splash: Kraken Name Met With Large Approval Among Fans
Seattle's NHL club opted for a name "no other pro sports team has ever used, or for that matter likely ever considered."
WNBA To Hit The Court After "Big Sacrifice" From Players, Coaches
WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert admitted that creating the bubble was ”expensive, but we’re fortunate because we have a smaller scale league.”
F1 Cancels U.S. GP, Three Other Events Due To COVID Concerns
No discussions have "taken place regarding an F1 race being scheduled" for COTA in '21, but "those are expected to happen."