Thursday, August 13, 2020
U.S. Sens Propose Encompassing "College Athletes' Bill Of Rights"
The senators "plan to formalize the proposal in the form of a bill in the coming months but also hope the bill of rights serves to influence other pieces of legislation."
Jerry Jones Softens Anthem Stance, But No Policy Change Yet
Jones said, "Am I interested in what any player, what any of our media, am I interested in what everybody has to say about any issue? You bet."
NFL Coronavirus Testing Program Positivity Rate At Less Than 1%
NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills noted the 0.46% positivity rate "includes all players, coaches and staffers."
Bob Bowlsby Confident In Big 12's Ability To Play This Fall
Bowlsby said, "The biggest argument (for playing) is that nobody has told us that it’s poorly advised to go forward and do what we are doing."
Sports Illustrated Owner Close To Deal With Sports Betting Company
A source said that "talks are underway with more than one sports gambling company to license the SI Bets name."
Ravens Submit Plans On How They Can Host 7,500 Fans
The revised attendance figure for M&T Bank Stadium "represents a nearly 50% drop from the team’s first reduced-seating capacity."
Sources: Big East Conference, Others Consider Basketball Bubbles
Possible locations include the CHI Health Center Arena in Omaha and IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. where the WNBA is "currently playing in a bubble."