Monday, May 18, 2020
A cleaner outlook for payment systems
Cashless transactions could be a necessity in the era of COVID-19, as venues seek ways to create a more healthy environment for fans once they eventually return.
New playbook: Philanthropy
Professional athletes have shifted their attention from games and practice to reaching out to those in need in their cities, across the country and around the world.
Rapid, frequent tests at heart of MLB health plan
Major League Baseball was set to present to the union and all 30 clubs its plans for routine rapid-result COVID-19 testing of players and essential game-day employees.
After spring successes, NFL turns focus to camp
With the NFL schedule now published, the league, the players union and teams are all joining a three-pronged push to execute the season as planned if at all possible.
Media vet Tom Rogers outlines how pandemic will alter sports media
Rogers points to the cascading effect of cord cutting, which will lead to drops in affiliate revenue and ad revenue. He says big winners will be the major leagues and consumers.
Baltimore Ravin’: Farewell to Kevin Byrne
After a four-decade career in NFL public relations, Byrne retired on May 1. He is remaining as a consultant through the end of the 2020 Baltimore Ravens season.