Friday, July 31, 2020
NHL Set For Puck Drop On Unprecedented Postseason Plan
The NHL's postseason officially begins Saturday in Toronto, and the format "makes it all the more compelling."
Silver: NBA Won't Force Players To Stand For Anthem
Adam Silver said he respected team's "unified act of peaceful protest for social justice" in what he deemed "unique circumstances."
NBA TV Broadcasts Off To Solid Start, But Some Tweaks Needed
A couple of times during Jazz-Pelicans and Clippers-Lakers, the "camera angles gave the impression of watching an NBA2K video game."
SEC Opts For Late September CFB Start, Adopts Conference-Only Slate
The SEC's rationale: Start the season as late as possible to account for any COVID-19 outbreaks once students return to campus.
NCAA Panel Approves Social Justice Patches For Athletes' Uniforms
Players also can "replace their last names on the backs of their jerseys to honor a cause they support."
Subway Signs Long-Term Deal As NFL's Official QSR
While Subway was the presenting sponsor of NFL games in London for the past three seasons, this deal does not include overseas NFL rights.
MLB, Union To Shift Doubleheaders To Two Seven-Inning Games
The rule change is "one of several adjustments the two sides are looking at, along with extending the 30-man roster for the entire 60-game season."