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Volume 27 No. 83

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Volume 27 No. 81

NHL Season Begins Tonight With COVID Still A Concern

The NHL yesterday announced that 27 players leaguewide tested positive during training camp, including 17 on the Stars.

Garber Presses MLSPA For More Expedited Negotiating Process

MLS Commissioner Don Garber also said that the league is "still targeting a mid-March start date."

ESPN Sees Lowest Audience For Title Game In CFP/BCS Era

The game, which Alabama led 35-17 at halftime, averaged 18.7 million viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU.

NCAA's Emmert Repeats Stance Against Proposal To Move FBS

Mark Emmert said that placing FBS under a separate governing body "would be treating football like a 'pure entertainment industry with paid professionals.'"

NWSL Commish Baird Says League No Longer Managed By USSF

A move away from USSF management "will boost the viability of the NWSL as an independent, self-sufficient league."

Sports Stadiums Around U.S. Being Used For Vaccine Distribution

The Falcons' Mercedes-Benz Stadium has partnered with Fulton County Board of Health to be a distribution center for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Former Angels TV Broadcaster Joins MiLB RoughRiders Front Office

Victor Rojas’ deal with the RoughRiders includes language that "could eventually give him a chance for an ownership stake in the franchise."