Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Big Ten Postpones Football Season; Hopes To Play In Spring
Today could be "another day of delayed action" as "nothing is certain" regarding conferences' decisions for football and other fall sports.
Source: SEC Presidents Not Ready To Make Decision On Football
SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said, "We've made some decisions to avoid some of the time pressures that I sense others are feeling."
Source: MLB Considering Moving Postseason Into Bubble
Sources said that while a single bubble like the NBA's "would be difficult for MLB to replicate, a multicity format" similar to the NHL "has gained traction."
MLS Set For Bubble Tournament Finale With Eye On Regular Season
After the Timbers-Orlando City final tonight inside the bubble, MLS has plans to return with games in home markets and eventually welcome fans back.
Source: NHL's Expanded Pandemic Playoff Format Not Likely To Stay
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has "long been an opponent of expanding from the normal 16-team playoff grid."
Two-Team "Hard Knocks" Expands Story Amid Pandemic Effects
More than 150 people at NFL Films are working on "Hard Knocks," with 30 embedded at the Rams facilities and 30 with the Chargers.
NASCAR Adds BetMGM As Authorized Sports Betting Operator
Along with access to official streaming data through distributor Genius Sports, BetMGM gets rights to NASCAR marks across its digital platforms.