MLB 2020 season update: Where things stand with owners set to make new economic proposal to players

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are deep in negotiations surrounding a return-to-play plan for the 2020 season. MLB was supposed to have Opening Day in March, but the spread of COVID-19 forced the league to suspend operations in the middle of spring training. Now the two sides are Read more

MLB 2020 season update: Where things stand as owners set to make new economic proposal to players

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are in the second week of negotiations surrounding a return-to-play plan for the 2020 season. MLB was supposed to have Opening Day in March, but the spread of COVID-19 forced the league to suspend operations in the middle of spring training. Now the Read more

NFL owners approve resolution that allows assistant coaches to interview for coordinator positions

On Tuesday, NFL owners agreed to make a big change to the way the NFL’s hiring cycle plays out. Finally, assistant coaches will be allowed to take a promotion elsewhere without permission from their employer.  As first reported by NFL Media’s Jim Trotter and confirmed by CBS Sports NFL Insider Read more

Five reasons why MLB players are objecting to owners’ 50-50 revenue split for 2020 season

It sounds reasonable, doesn’t it? MLB owners have proposed a 50-50 revenue split with players for the 2020 season, which will be shortened significantly and likely won’t have any paying customers in the stands. So why not have the players, largely a population of millionaires, take some of the hit?  Read more

MLB 2020 season plan: Owners approve proposal for July start; talks reportedly begin without salary discussion

Major League Baseball and the players union began negotiations about restarting the 2020 season on Tuesday. The two sides started talks after commissioner Rob Manfred held a Monday conference call with the league’s 30 owners, who approved a restart proposal that would see the 2020 regular season being in early Read more

Ex-Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira says MLB players should accept owners’ 2020 restart proposal

Major League Baseball owners have approved a proposal that outlines the structure of a potential 2020 regular season. However, uncertainties abound, and one of the biggest uncertainties is whether the players association (MLBPA) will accept the owners’ proposal or even anything close to it.  One former player of note thinks Read more

MLB 2020 season plan: Owners approve proposal for July start, begin negotiations with players union

On Monday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred held a conference call with the 30 team owners to discuss the league’s plan to restart the 2020 season. The plan was approved, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports, and will be turned over to the MLBPA on Tuesday. The first proposal is just that: Read more