MLB 2020 season negotiations: League’s new proposal includes sliding payment scale for players, report says

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are now in their third week of talks concerning the possibility of playing a modified 2020 season around the spread of the novel coronavirus. While league insiders who have talked to CBS Sports in recent days have expressed optimism about the chances of Read more

Coronavirus: Nets to open facility Tuesday as New York state allows teams to begin practicing, report says

As states around the country have started to relax social distancing restrictions, and the NBA moves closer to a return to play, many teams have reopened their practice facilities under strict guidelines. Still, as of this weekend, there were 11 teams whose doors were still closed. That group includes the Read more

MLBPA expected to propose deferred payments on prorated salaries in 2020 season negotiations, report says

As part of the ongoing negotiations with Major League Baseball over the structure of the 2020 season, the Players Association (MLBPA) has proposed deferring portions of their prorated 2020 salaries, reports Chuck Garfien of NBC Sports Chicago.  The league is expected to make a new economic proposal to the players Read more

NBA sent survey to general managers regarding competition formats for resumption of 2019-20 season, per report

As the NBA is gearing up to restart the 2019-20 season, it continues to gather valuable input. The league sent a survey to all 30 general managers on Friday night, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, with questions regarding various return-to-competition formats for the league. Questions included if the Read more

NBA teams in markets with strict coronavirus guidelines asking to report directly to bubble site, report says

As NBA teams begin to ramp up their preparations for potentially resuming the season, one cause for concern has become the prospect of quarantining on multiple times. A notable example of how that could happen, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, is Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry. Lowry is currently Read more