‘Heartbreaking Day’ — Stanford Drops 11 Sports to Cut Costs
Stanford is dropping 11 sports amid financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Stanford projected a deficit of more than $25 million in the 2021 fiscal year. Under normal circumstances, revenue from the football program - as well as other funding - would have supported them.
NHL, Players Announce Labor Deal, Plan to Resume Play Aug. 1
The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by four years.
Braves’ Felix Hernandez Opts Out of Season Due to Pandemic
Former Cy Young winner Félix Hernández has opted out of the 2020 season, at least temporarily ending his bid to revive his career with the Atlanta Braves.
USA Youth Football Plans Return to Play in 2020–Kennewick?
USA Football has developed a phased approach for the return of youth football this year. The plan is based on phased reopening guidelines from the CDC.
Ag News: USDA Feeds School Children and California Farm Losses
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a range of nationwide flexibilities to ensure America’s children receive the nutritious food they need throughout the upcoming school year.
New York City Marathon Canceled Because of Coronavirus
This year’s New York City Marathon has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The race was scheduled to take place on Nov. 1.
MLB Plans 60-game Slate, Shortest Since 1878, as Union Balks
MLB plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players’ association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length,
Players at 70 Games, MLB at 60, Manfred says Deadline Near
Baseball players have proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule, That was immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the sides 10 games and about $275 million apart.
NASCAR Wants 30,000 Fans at All-Star Race in Tennessee
NASCAR is set to allow up to 30,000 fans at the track in Bristol next month when it moves the All-Star race out of Charlotte Motor Speedway.
College Football Kicks off in 10 Weeks
College football is scheduled to kick off in less than three months. There are plenty of reasons to be hopeful that games will be played Labor Day weekend.