Wednesday, July 29, 2020
NFL Teams Begin Taking Big Hits With Growing Player Opt Outs
Some players have "overcome cancer or other health scares, and the risk to play the game they love is too great for them."
MLB's Schedule Seemingly Stretched To Limits After Marlins Outbreak
With a total of 11 postponements so far, it "appears increasingly [probable] some teams could play fewer than 60 games."
Turner Sells Out Of Ad Time For NBA Restart In Orlando
Turner Sports CRO John Diament said nearly 100% of the advertisers who made commitments prior to the pandemic "kept their money in place."
NBPA's Roberts: Bubble Might Be Needed For '20-21 NBA Season
NBPA Exec Dir Michele Roberts yesterday said, "If tomorrow looks like today, I don't know how we say we can do it differently."
NCAA's Emmert "Very Concerned" About Status Of Fall Sports
NCAA President Mark Emmert said, "We need to clearly see the indicators of viral spread be moving in a much better direction than they are right now."
Sources: Warriors Looking To Raise Cash To Offset Growing Expenses
Sources said that other NBA owners are "pursuing legal action against insurance companies that have denied coronavirus pandemic claims."
Tokyo Games Officials Say '21 Games Could Have Limited Spectators
Tokyo 2021 CEO Toshiro Muto said organizers “will do everything we can to make it to the opening ceremony” on July 23.