Monday, March 30, 2020
Service Time Protection Was MLBPA's Main Goal In Recent Deal
A shorter-than-usual MLB Draft will take place in July, but Tony Clark said the league initially had thought about canceling it altogether.
MLB Players Willing To Extend Season For Full Schedule
The D-backs are "more than willing" for Chase Field to "play an expanded role in baseball once the 2020 season gets underway."
It's Official: Tokyo Games Taking Place Almost Exactly One Year Later
The new dates were picked in part "to avoid major conflicts" with other major events and to "minimize the logistical challenges faced by organizers."
USOPC NGBs Projected To Experience Significant Shortfalls
USA Cycling for the time being appears "to be the outlier" among Colorado Springs-based NGBs regarding staff cuts.
Visa Becomes First Big Olympic Sponsor To Extend Athlete Deals
One byproduct of the Games' year-long delay is that Visa will have to rework some promo campaigns that were already filmed.
Extended Construction Delay Could Push Back Opening Of Isles Arena
The Islanders could look to begin the '21-22 season at Nassau Coliseum in the event of an "extended delay."
PGA Tour Creates Financial Assistance Program For Players
The Tour will allow for a "partial mid-season distribution of an endorsement program," while caddies can "make financial requests to the Caddie Benevolent Fund."