Mets GM ‘optimistic’ Yoenis Cespedes will play in 2020 as team tweaks player pool, mulls Tim Tebow addition

Watch Now: GEICO 15 MLB Storylines: Universal DH For 2020 (2:47) As the New York Mets prepare for what they hope is a contending turn in 2020, they’re assessing injuries and the remaining vacancies on the 60-man player pool. On that note: general manager Brodie Van Wagenen told reporters he’s Read more

NFL coronavirus: League reportedly optimistic about 2020 season despite rash of positive COVID-19 tests

Watch Now: Dr. Fauci: ‘Football May Not Happen This Year’ Unless Players Live In ‘Bubble’ (1:53) The NFL isn’t backing down from its hope of a season in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, despite facing a new set of problems and dwindling time to get everything figured out. Things appeared Read more

Chipper Jones growing less optimistic about 2020 MLB season, says Blake Snell’s comments were ‘bad look’

Earlier this week, Braves Hall of Famer Tom Glavine laid things out pretty blatantly for the current players. Even if the players are 100 percent justified in fighting over money with the league, they are going to be viewed as the bad guys, Glavine said. Another Braves Hall of Famer, Read more

Yankees GM Brian Cashman ‘optimistic’ MLB and players union will reach deal, play 2020 season

Major League Baseball and the players association (MLBPA) are determined to have a 2020 season of some kind after the coronavirus global pandemic forced the league to shutdown. Opening Day was originally scheduled for March 26. MLB and the MLBPA are currently in negotiations over many unresolved issues for a Read more

49ers GM John Lynch updates rehab progress of Jerick McKinnon, optimistic for 2020 return

The San Francisco 49ers had the top rushing attack in the NFC without Jerick McKinnon. Imagine the possibilities when the franchise gets their (former) highest-paid running back in the fold.  San Francisco has been waiting patiently for McKinnon to return to the field after devastating knee injuries in back-to-back years. Read more

Yankees president Randy Levine optimistic about 2020 MLB season, says ‘players are patriots’

Major League Baseball is reportedly close will submitting a formal plan to the players about restarting the 2020 season. Both sides want to make it happen, and while significant hurdles remain, I think we’re in the ballpark of a “where there’s a will, there’s a way” situation. They are going to make Read more

76ers GM Elton Brand ‘very optimistic’ Ben Simmons will be ready to play should season resume

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand held a conference call with media members on Tuesday, and while he didn’t provide any new information regarding the status of the suspended 2019-20 NBA season, he did offer a positive update on their All-Star guard.  Ben Simmons, who was dealing with a lower Read more