Ag News: China Lags in U.S. Purchases and USDA Plans For Food Banks
The “phase one” agreement that de-escalated the China-U.S. trade war calls for China to greatly expand its purchases of U.S. food, ag and seafood products this year and in 2021.
NFL to Release 2020 Schedule on Thursday Night
The NFL announced they will release its regular-season schedule on Thursday night. The NFL is conducting business mostly as usual amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olympic Trials Set for June 2021 At Oregon’s Hayward Field
USA Track and Field has rescheduled the Olympic trials for June 2021 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Report: Halladay on Drugs, Doing Stunts When Plane Crashed
A federal report says Baseball Hall of Famer Roy Halladay had drugs in his system and was doing extreme acrobatics in his small plane when it crashed, killing him.
Ag News: Canned Food Demand Soars and No COVID in Livestock
California Canning Peach Association saying retail demand for foods such as canned peaches and pears have seen demand leap during this pandemic has been "unprecedented."
XFL Files for Bankruptcy, Cites COVID-19 Crisis
The XFL has filed for bankruptcy, likely spelling the end of the second iteration of the league. The WWE-backed XFL canceled its season due to the COVID-19 crisis.
MLB, Union Discuss Playing all Games in Arizona
An Idea that is being talked about by MLB and the players' association is putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area this season and playing in empty ballparks. But how will this affect Minor League Baseball, and the Dust Devils?
Rangers Vet Choo Giving $1K Each to 191 Texas Minor Leaguers
Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo is giving $1,000 each to 191 minor league players in the Texas organization. Choo hopes to the gifts will help financially strapped minor leaguers.
NCAA to Give Spring Sport Athletes Extra Year of Eligibility
The NCAA will permit spring-sport Division I athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility.
NFL Keeping its Draft in April as Scheduled
Commissioner Roger Goodell told NFL teams the draft will go on as originally scheduled for next month. The draft will still take place April 23-25.