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Volume 27 No. 53

Friday, October 9, 2020

Volume 27 No. 20

NFL Confronts Reality Of Imperfect Testing System

The NFL's medical experts "knew players would test positive and miss games, and they anticipated testing alone would not keep teams safe."

Crowded Sports Schedule May Be To Blame For NBA Finals Viewership

Viewership on ABC has "set an historic low as the four least-watched finals games in recorded history."

NASCAR, Barstool Sports Halt Ad Relationship Due To Multiple Factors

NASCAR first aligned with Barstool in early ’19 heading into the Daytona 500, when it sponsored Barstool's pizza review series and brought Dave Portnoy to the race.

Steelers Ready To Host Fans At Heinz Field For First Time

Ticket holders within a specific group "must sit together, and fans are encouraged to use the entrance closest to their seating section, which will be marked on tickets."

UCLA To Wear Under Armour This Year Despite Pending Lawsuit

UCLA AD Martin Jarmond said, “There’s too much lead time needed to go with another company and produce all the apparel needed for all the teams.”

Shaquille O'Neal, Former Disney Execs Join To Create SPAC

The SPAC, Forest Road Acquisition Corp., in a SEC filing said that it would raise $250M for "deals for the blank-check company."

Lions Lay Off Portion Of Business-Side Staff Due To Constraints

The cuts came "less than seven days after the organization confirmed that fans will not be allowed to attend games at Ford Field until at least Nov. 15."