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Volume 27 No. 12

Friday, August 7, 2020

Volume 26 No. 227

Fans Stuck Outside Finding Creative Ways To Watch PGA Championship

The PGA without spectators is "just not the same, no matter how much television tries to fool us with tight camera angles and exuberant commentary."

MiLB's New Proposal To MLB Viewed As Step Backward

The two sides have "not held any formal, face-to-face talks since April 22, but there have been a number of informal discussions since."

Sharks Layoffs Not Directly Caused, But Accelerated, By Pandemic

The layoffs "included executives and managers involved in corporate partnerships, suite sales and marketing," but hockey operations was "not affected."

Univ. Of Illinois Projects $20M Loss, But Will Pay For Daily Testing

The finances of testing have "become an issue between universities with more resources and smaller programs."

Fox Increases Broadcast Window For Saturday's Travers Stakes

The $1M Travers will air from 5:00-6:30pm ET, marking an additional half-hour of coverage than Fox devoted to it last year.

Fake Crowd Noise Successful In Some Leagues, Lacking In Others

The NBA has been the "most hit-or-miss" with crowd noise, as the cheering sometimes "seems to be amplified on random made free throws."

LeBron James To Wear More Liverpool Gear After New Nike Deal

James, who owns a 2% stake in the EPL club, wore the "recently launched home jersey" prior to the Lakers' game against the Thunder on Wednesday.