Major League Soccer COVID-19 Testing Update – July 8, 2020

Major League Soccer COVID-19 Testing Update – July 8, 2020

NEW YORK (July 8, 2020) – Major League Soccer today provided an update on the results of COVID-19 testing. During the period from July 7-8, 1,888 players, coaches, referees, club staff, league staff and other individuals who are part of the MLS is Back Tournament delegation at the host hotel in Florida have been tested for COVID-19. Of that group, […]

Largest video scoreboard in professional sports is unveiled

Largest video scoreboard in professional sports is unveiled

SoFi Stadium announced on Wednesday that the largest videoboard in sports is now complete. The 2.2 million pound videoboard is composed of 70,000 square feet of digital LED and is 120 yards long, or 1.2 times longer and 1.5 times wider than the field. The videoboard has more than 260 speakers embedded into its structure […]

Thunder Fellows program

Thunder Fellows program

The Oklahoma City Thunder and CAA Sports, a division of leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA), announced today the Thunder Fellows Program, a partnership designed to unlock new opportunities in sports, technology, and entertainment for Black students in the Tulsa area. Guided by the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission, the program will […]

2020 60-game MLB schedule

2020 60-game MLB schedule

On July, 6 2020, Major League Basesball announced their 60-game schedule for this year. The schedule was announced on July 6, on MLB Tonight: Schedule Release which was presented by Camping World on the MLB Network. The season will start officially on July 23 with the New York Yankees playing against the Washington Nationals and […]

Eddie Kasko Passes away

Eddie Kasko Passes away

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox mourn the loss of Eddie Kasko, who passed away today at the age of 88, just three days shy of his 89th birthday. He spent 29 seasons in the Red Sox organization as a player (1966), minor league manager (1967-69), major league manager (1970-73), scout (1974-77), and executive (1978-94), […]

Paul Rochester, who won Super Bowl with Jets, dies at 81

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Paul “Rocky” Rochester, a defensive lineman on the New York Jets’ Super Bowl-winning team in 1969, has died. He was 81. The team announced Rochester’s death on its website Tuesday, saying it happened last weekend but did not provide additional details. Rochester began his pro football career with the Dallas Texans in […]

In response to COVID-19, FIFA gives financial support to associations

In response to COVID-19, FIFA gives financial support to associations

FIFA will release all operational funding due to member associations for the years 2019 and 2020 in the coming days as the first step of a relief plan to assist the football community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This measure will mean that a total of around USD 150 million will be distributed among the […]

Revised Calendar for Golf Events in 2020

Revised Calendar for Golf Events in 2020

United by what may still be possible this year for the world of professional golf, and with a goal to serve all who love and play the game,Augusta National Golf Club, European Tour, LPGA, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The R&A and USGA have issued the following joint statement: “This is a difficult and challenging […]

FIFA COVID-19 Working Group

FIFA COVID-19 Working Group

The FIFA-Confederations working group which was recently established by the Bureau of the FIFA Council to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and which includes the FIFA administration and secretary generals and top executives from all confederations, has unanimously approved a series of recommendations following its first meeting, which was organised via conference call […]

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