Thursday, October 8, 2020
Titans Face Second Schedule Alteration After Latest Positive Tests
Moving Sunday’s game “would create an issue for the Bills, who are scheduled to play the following Thursday night.”
Source: NFL Not Considering Season Pause Or Home Bubbles
Sources said that the league has given "preliminary consideration to adding an 18th week to the regular season to accommodate further postponed games."
Crowded Schedule, Election Contribute To NFL Viewership Drop
The league is averaging 14.6 million viewers for its games across ABC, CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC and NFL Network.
Expanded Wild Card Round Could Factor Into ESPN-MLB Talks
ESPN notes the 16 Wild Card games it broadcast across ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 reached a total of 43.764 million fans.
Hockey Diversity Alliance Separates From NHL, Citing Lack Of Support
The HDA said, "The support we hoped to receive from the NHL was not delivered and instead the NHL focused on performative public relations efforts."
ICM Partners Acquires Global Soccer Giant Stellar Group
Financial details were not disclosed, but the deal establishes a new major sports division within an entertainment agency that will be called ICM Stellar Sports.
WNBA Sees Viewership Increase On ESPN Networks For Finals
The Storm's clinching win on Tuesday averaged 570,000 viewers, up 27% from 449,000 viewers for the Mystics' Game 5 clinching win last season.