Thursday, July 30, 2020
NBA Finally Set For Tip From Orlando In Season Unlike Any Other
Expect the players to "make a social justice stance, whether it is kneeling for the national anthem or interlocking arms, as players did four years ago."
Mavericks Forcefully Rebut SI's Latest Story On Alleged Misconduct
Sports Illustrated said that it is "confident in its reporting, which it says includes sworn statements from multiple people."
ACC Praised For Shrewd Decision To Include Notre Dame This Season
The ACC will now enjoy a "share of Notre Dame’s prodigious NBC TV revenue and all the accompanying eyeballs on its teams."
MLB Gets To Work Updating Team Rules To Prevent Outbreaks
Sources said that the updated rules, outlined in a memo distributed to teams Tuesday, came as MLB "investigates the cause of the Marlins' outbreak."
Networks Show Off New Broadcast Elements In NHL Exhibitions
Fake fans "groaned after a close shot and 'jeered' when officials called a penalty or blew their whistle for a stoppage of play."
Report Details Alleged Abuse At NBA Academies In China
NBA sources said that many of the league's problems "stemmed from the decision to embed the academies in government-run sports facilities."
DC Sports Matriarch Irene Pollin Passes Away At 96
In 1974, Pollin was "active in the founding" of the Capitals, and later "recruited marketing executive Lew Strudler to lead a Save the Caps campaign in 1982."