Marlins CEO Derek Jeter forgoes $5 million salary during coronavirus shutdown, reports say

Amid the Major League Baseball shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re seeing adjustments across the league. Players and team officials alike are hoping for some sort of shortened 2020 season. If that happens, it’s likely to be without fans, which means the bottom line for each team is going Read more

U.S. Soccer hires Will Wilson, Andrew Luck’s uncle, as new CEO and secretary general

U.S. Soccer has named Will Wilson as the federation’s new CEO and secretary general. The 52-year-old is the uncle of retired Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and the brother-in-law of XFL commissioner Oliver Luck. Wilson joins the federation from global sports agency Wasserman, where he was executive vice president and Read more

Red Sox CEO says MLB hopes to play full schedule, which might include empty ballpark games

Major League Baseball suspended operations on Thursday for at least four weeks in response to the nationwide spread of the novel coronavirus. That suspension will entail missing at least two weeks of the regular season, which was scheduled to begin on March 26. It is, obviously, too soon to know Read more

Hawks CEO Steve Koonin proposes to start NBA season in December, league is open to the idea

For many casual fans, the NBA doesn’t really start until Christmas, when the league takes over the sports world for one of their marquee days. But what if the actual opening night was in December? That’s what Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin proposed in a presentation at the MIT Sloan Read more

Manchester City Champions League ban: CEO says allegations are false, hopes UEFA decision is overturned

Manchester City’s chief executive officer Ferran Soriano is speaking out about the allegations surrounding the team’s Champions League ban. Soriano said the allegations that the club broke Financial Fair Play rules are “simply not true.” On Friday, UEFA banned City from the Champions League for two seasons and fined the Read more