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Volume 27 No. 57

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Volume 27 No. 28

Rob Manfred Hopes To Keep Expanded Playoff, Extra-Inning Rule

Manfred said of expanded playoffs, "I don’t think we would do 16 like we did this year. ... But I think something beyond the 10 that we were at would be a good change."

NFL Viewership Improves In Week 6, With Less TV Competition Ahead

The NFL faces its last significant "ratings drains from baseball (the World Series ends in a few days) and the election over the next two weeks."

WFT May Not Have New Nickname Prior To '21 NFL Season

Washington President Jason Wright said the franchise needs to “do analysis (and) understand the market” before landing on a new identity.

Santa Clara Says No To 49ers Fans After State Allows Limited Capacity

There are "numerous restrictions in the state's proposal," and the number of fans allowed "would be limited based on the county's coronavirus health status."

Audience Analysis: NBC Seeing Best Notre Dame Numbers In Years

Through three ACC games on NBC, games are averaging 3.6 million viewers, which would be the network’s best figure for Notre Dame games since '12.

Blackhawks Pen Letter To Fans For Open Communication Efforts

The decision to implement a change in communication policies was "driven in no small part" by Blackhawks interim President Danny Wirtz.

Football Revenue Could Cut Univ. Of Michigan's Budget Deficit By $20M

In early September, Univ. of Michigan AD Warde Manuel said that the department was "laying off 21 employees to offset revenue loss."