Monday, April 6, 2020
Trump Pushes For Sports Restart, With Fans Present, By August
California Gov. Gavin Newsom rebuffed Trump's comments, saying he is "not anticipating" the NFL playing games in the state by the start of the season.
Report: ESPN, NFL Network Could Combine On Single Draft Telecast
The NFL also is closing in on plans to incorporate a coronavirus-related "fundraising element into all three days of the telecast."
USOPC Short $200M In Funding Due To Olympics Postponement
The organization won't get its share of NBC's rights fees until after the Games in '21, which represents about 40% of the USOPC's budget.
Open Championship Canceled, As Other Majors Get Dates On Calendar
This marks the first time the Open Championship has been canceled since 1945 because of World War II. Royal St. George's will still host the 149th event in '21.
Jacobs Family Explains Delay In TD Garden Worker Relief Fund
Charlie and Lou Jacobs said that they "weren't tardy out of neglect" because they "prioritized meeting the more pressing needs of their furloughed full-time workers."
Three D-Backs Minority Owners Sue Kendrick Over Investment Dispute
The ownership dispute began on Jan. 13 when D-backs Managing General Partner Ken Kendrick "sent a letter entitled 'Buy-Up/Buy-Out' to 22 minority owners."
Shutdown Stunts Sports Betting Growth Amid Year With "Promise"
A number of states were considering allowing wagers on games and players "before the specter of a recession loomed."