Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Bettman: NHL Would Save Money Not Playing, Will Drop Puck Anyway
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman noted that revenues generated "directly or indirectly by fans ... comprise about 50% of NHL revenues."
Eagles "Moving Forward" Without Pederson; Lurie Defends Roseman
Eagles Owner Jeffery Lurie "strongly defended" Eagles GM Howie Roseman, "his closest confidant, asserting that the process of decision-making has been good."
PGA CEO Waugh: Sticking With Trump Put Brand At "Risk"
Waugh: “This is a very weighty decision, and we did an awful lot of thinking about it, a lot of diligence, a lot of scenario analysis, and it certainly isn’t easy."
Many Media Members Applaud Belichick For Declining WH Award
The White House had no comment on the decision despite Patriots coach Bill Belichick being a "friend of the President."
Sources: MLB Planning For On-Time Spring Training, Full Schedule
The league was "hoping to delay the season by at least a month to provide more time for players and fans to receive COVID-19 vaccinations."
NBC Hiring Babcock Revives Questions Of Player Treatment
Babcock was fired more than a year ago as coach of the Maple Leafs after reportedly using "tactics that some considered to be mental abuse."
Bears-Saints On Nickelodeon Shows Where Sports Media Is Headed
CBS Sports Chair Sean McManus said of the Nick broadcast, "I thought it was going to be cool and fun to watch, but it exceeded every expectation that I had."