The Milwaukee Brewers put tickets for the team’s 10 home games against the Chicago Cubs this year on sale for two days last week for Wisconsin residents only. The club tweeted: “Any claims that this presale is an attempt to prevent Cubs fans from getting Brewers tickets are … well, pretty accurate, actually.”
Pilot Flying J, whose CEO is Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, pulled out of its four-year advertising agreement with ESPN two years early because of an unflattering story about chaos surrounding the team that ran in ESPN The Magazine.
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Kyler Murray chose the NFL and the immediate huge payday he will get as an expected first-round draft pick over MLB, where he had been the No. 9 pick by the A’s in 2018 but was years away from a lucrative long-term deal. Only one QB since 1970 who was Murray’s height — 5 feet, 10 inches — has made a Pro Bowl.