Dodgers’ Ross Stripling discusses how pitchers would get ready for 2020 season, MLB’s plan in Texas and more

Even before the season was suspended due to the nationwide distruption caused by COVID-19, Ross Stripling was already having a pretty eventful offseason. He was initially part of the Dodgers flurry of moves to acquire Mookie Betts, with a reported trade that would have sent him to the Angels ultimately Read more

Two-Round 2020 NFL Mock Draft: Patriots trade up for Jordan Love, Packers plan for life after Aaron Rodgers

LSU • Sr • 6’4″ / 221 lbs Projected Team Cincinnati PROSPECT RNK 2nd POSITION RNK 1st If the Bengals take more than five minutes to announce their pick, they should have to forfeit the rights to Burrow. Ohio State • Jr • 6’5″ / 264 lbs Projected Team Washington Read more

Gary Bettman talks four arena plan, outlines priorities for finishing the NHL season and Stanley Cup Playoffs

Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey League, sat down with Ron Maclean of Sportsnet to discuss the question on every hockey fan’s mind: when is the season coming back? The short answer is about the same as what most commissioners of major sports leagues would give — that they’re Read more

MLB discussing three-state plan with one hub in Texas as possible solution to start 2020 season

With the spread of the novel coronavirus threatening Major League Baseball’s 2020 season, the league and the union continue to seek ways to salvage the year as best they can. Predictably, that has entailed any number of proposals and contingency plans, including those that would see teams either all isolated Read more

Bundesliga season could return in early May as German officials back plan to play behind closed doors

Germany’s Bundesliga could be set to return on May 9 behind closed doors with effective coronavirus containment strategies in place throughout the country. Teams are back in training, though currently using groups of about seven or eight players. Bild hosted a Bundesliga summit where Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Soder and North Rhine-Westphalia’s Read more

Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw voices concern about MLB’s Arizona plan: ‘I don’t think that’s doable’

Major League Baseball is currently on indefinite hiatus because of the novel coronavirus threat, and the league is considering many different scenarios for a possible return. Among them is the Arizona Plan, which calls for playing all games in the greater Phoenix area (at Chase Field, spring training parks, etc.) Read more

MLB’s ‘Arizona plan’ remains likeliest path to 2020 season; players may be asked to take pay cut, report says

Major League Baseball continues to discuss any possible way a 2020 season can happen, and the more time progresses and reporting we hear, the more it seems most like that the so-dubbed “Arizona plan” is going to be the route that is taken.  That would be all 30 teams in Read more