Indiana Fever star Erica Wheeler on WNBA’s plan for 2020 season, social justice and hopes for the summer

The WNBA recently unveiled its plan to begin the 2020 season in late July at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. They’ll play just 22 regular-season games in the shortened time frame, though the postseason format will remain as normal. Other than that, however, the specifics have been sparse.  In the days Read more

NCAA Council approves start of summer college basketball activities, defers on recruiting calendar

USATSI College basketball programs will be permitted to begin required team activities on July 20 under a plan approved by the Division I Council on Wednesday. The plan allows for voluntary activities and virtual meetings to continue until that time. The July 20 start date will signal the beginning of Read more

‘Long Gone Summer’: Watch Mark McGwire-Sammy Sosa documentary, what to know about 1998 home run race

It’s been 22 years since Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa captured baseball fans with their epic race to break Roger Maris’ 1961 single-season home run record. But for as exhilarating the summer of 1998 was, McGwire and Sosa’s home run chase is just as tainted by the use of performance-enhancing Read more

NBA teams not going to Disney considering joint practices, potential Summer League, per report

The NBA’s return to Orlando solves the league’s most pressing issues. It will generate revenue, give desperate fans something to watch and produce a 2020 NBA champion, but the league’s decision to bring only 22 teams to Disney has created a series of smaller problems that must now be addressed. Read more

NASCAR schedule: Third installment released with 23 more races this summer, spanning from June to August

NASCAR on Thursday announced its third schedule update of the 2020 season since racing resumed on May 17 following a pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. The latest schedule includes a 23-race update starting at Pocono Raceway on June 26 and ending Aug. 2 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for a NASCAR Cup Read more

Yankee Stadium to hold drive-in events with movies, concerts, car side food delivery this summer

New Yorkers aren’t able to gather for summer festivals, concerts, games and other events like they are used to, with strict social distance guidelines still in effect because of the coronavirus, but Yankee Stadium is providing the next best thing. Places are getting creative with ways to give people something Read more