California gov.: Pro sports without fans possible in June

“I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” she said. “I look forward to hearing from the state what the protocols are going to be and the directives to make sure that the activity is able to happen in […]

Oakland’s Bob Melvin named Sporting News Manager of the Year

“I’m happy to hear he won it,” said second baseman Jed Lowrie. “Bob’s always done a good job setting expectations and letting guys be themselves. That’s a hard balance to achieve, but he did it particularly well this year.”

Networks have strong showing during busy sports weekend

Network executives knew the first weekend with multiple live events would draw good numbers but for the most part they exceeded expectations. The Bundesliga’s return drew record numbers on Fox Sports 1, Saturday night’s UFC card on ESPN was one of the top shows on cable television and Sunday’s NASCAR race on Fox was the […]

Canada’s NHL teams offer options to season-ticket holders

That admission may seem anticlimactic given leagues and teams around the world are either playing in empty stadiums, or trying to figure out a way to just resume play during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pennsylvania working to pave the return of sporting events

“In the end, the ultimate arbiter of our fate here when it comes to sporting events are going to be individuals who want to participate, individuals who want to be part of sports, whether its amateur or professional,” Wolf said. “And we’ve got to make sure that we give them the confidence to then go […]

National disabled veterans sports event canceled in Colorado

“This was a huge piece of our March and April business, but in the grand scheme of things, we understand why the decision was made,” said Jeffery Burrell, complex general manager of both the Westin Snowmass Resort and Wildwood Snowmass Hotel. “It’s more about taking care of people than worrying about financials.”

‘He Meant So Much To All Of Us In Women’s Sports’: Nancy Lieberman On Her Relationship With Lakers Great Kobe Bryant

That advocacy for women’s athletes and the kind of father Bryant was to Gianna and his other daughters is what Lieberman respects the most about him. For her part, Lieberman proved that a woman could hang with NBA players just fine when she played for the Lakers in Summer League under Pat Riley, the Jazz […]

Premier League could face a year of coronavirus restrictions

“We would like to have a trophy presentation to give the players and staff the moment they have worked so hard for,” Masters said. “We would try and do it unless it wasn’t possible because of safety concerns. We are focused on finishing the 2019-20 season, but we also have to plan for all eventualities.”

Role models like him come rare: Sporting fraternity mourns death of hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr

Saddened to hear of the demise of one of India’s most celebrated Olympians, Balbir Singh Sr. Athletes and role models such as him come very rarely, and it was an honour to know him, and I hope his example will continue to inspire athletes from around the world!

The Latest: Outlaws run in front of limited fans in Missouri

Bakich says Division I coaches have given widespread approval to the proposal. He says the next step is to recruit athletic directors who will take up the cause, bring it to faculty athletic representatives and presidents and get it entered into the NCAA legislative process.