Monday, August 31, 2020
Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie Offers Strong Words On Racism, Boycotts
Lurie, on the possibility of teams boycotting games this season: "I’m supportive of everything’s that involved in terms of trying to create attention and social change."
LeBron Had "Major Reservations" About Return Before Plan Developed
James "leaned on an unnamed number of advisors that he said became 'very candid and also knowledgeable about what’s going on.'"
Parties Show Interest In Purchasing Real Salt Lake From Dell Loy Hansen
Hansen has been under investigation by MLS and the NWSL for "allegedly making racist comments that have surfaced in recent days."
Big Ten Still 7-10 Days Out From Decision On Football Season Start
One source said that a Thanksgiving timeframe start "may hinge on a medical 'miracle' surrounding COVID-19 (better testing and contact tracing)."
NHL Could Temporarily Realign In '20-21 To Form Canadian Division
The NHL is "holding to its schedule to open camps on Nov. 17 and begin a full 82-game season on Dec. 1," but sources "have indicated that is unrealistic."
Federer, Nadal Among Those Against Breakaway Tennis Group
Novak Djokovic and Vasek Pospisil in an email sent to players indicated that they "would be the initial co-presidents of the group."
Under Armour Using Pandemic Slowdown To Rebuild Business
Some analysts said that UA is "taking advantage of the economic slowdown to reset," and they "see signs of progress."