Thursday, November 19, 2020
Sources: Bally's Gets Naming Rights For Sinclair's 21 RSNs
Sources indicated that the goal is for viewers to "eventually be able to bet on games using a Bally’s online gaming tool directly from their TVs."
Padres Chart New Path Forward With Peter Seidler At Helm
Seidler downplayed the significance of the move, noting he and other members of the group's ownership have "worked together for a long time now."
S.F. Rejects Warriors Plan To Bring Back Fans With COVID Testing
The Warriors' plan included "coronavirus testing for all spectators ahead of games, at a cost to the team" of about $30M.
Excel, CAA Lead First Round Picks On Unique NBA Draft Night
Last night marked the fifth time in the last decade -- and the second consecutive year -- CAA has tied or led in the first round.
Dodgers Implement Layoffs After Financial Losses From Pandemic
The team, valued at $3.4B, had the second-highest payroll in '20 and has "been in the top five in payroll every year" since '13.
Rodgers Out As Packers' Union Rep, Disappointed In Labor Talks
Rodgers: "It's time for somebody else to take that role who wants to spend a week of their life sitting in meetings and going through all that."
Sources: Jim Nantz Seeking Tony Romo Money As CBS Talks Loom
Sources said that Nantz currently makes $6.5M per year on a contract that "ends early next summer." The "going rate for a lead network sports voice" is in the $10M range.