Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Big Ten Reverses August Decision, Will Officially Play Fall Football
What has changed since August is a "confluence of medical advancements, fan blowback, political pressure and the successful start of the college football season elsewhere."
Source: MLB To Vote On Cohen Mets Purchase Prior To Nov. Meetings
Sources said that Cohen is "expected to be approved when a vote does happen." That will require a "thumbs-up" from at least 23 of the other 29 owners.
DraftKings Signs Betting, Fantasy Partnership With NFL Giants
Exposure for DraftKings will come from "premier brand integration across MetLife Stadium," in addition to a presence "across all team-controlled media."
IndyCar Officially Adding Nashville Street Race For Next August
This will be the first event added to the series’ calendar under Roger Penske’s stewardship. The race will be part of a three-day festival Aug. 6-8.
Padres' On-Field Success Translating To Big Local TV Ratings
FS San Diego has had seven Padres telecasts this year that have "cracked the network's Top 10 dated to FSSD's creation in 2012."
Browns Hope Hosting 6,000 Fans Creates Opportunity For More
Browns Exec VP & COO Dave Jenkins: "It really is important to demonstrate that we execute as our plan says we will to then have the next discussion."
Several Factors Combine To Result In Sharp U.S. Open Drop On ESPN
ESPN averaged 1.48 million viewers for the Thiem-Zverev men's final on Sunday afternoon, down from 2.75 million for Nadal-Medvedev in '19.