MLB commissioner Rob Manfred ‘fully’ expects baseball to return in 2020, report says

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred reportedly informed teams Monday of a plan that will allow clubs to furlough employees or reduce their pay because of the league’s coronavirus shutdown. But he also told league employees that he expects baseball to return in 2020. “I fully anticipate baseball will return this Read more

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred explains what needs to happen for baseball to return

Like most of the nation, Major League Baseball is shut down during the coronavirus pandemic. We won’t be seeing baseball anytime soon, but the league is constantly discussing possible options for a 2020 season. Commissioner Rob Manfred said the public health situation needs to improve before baseball returns and expressed Read more

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says decision on resuming season still weeks away

On Tuesday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman revealed that a potential return is still several weeks away. In addition, Bettman announced that the league is mulling several scenarios in terms of the logistics for resuming the 2019-20 season and “nothing’s been ruled in; nothing’s been ruled out.” “We’re all going to Read more

Coronavirus: MLS commissioner, employees will have salaries cut up to 25 percent due to COVID-19 pandemic

As Major League Soccer deals with the financial impact that the coronavirus epidemic has levied, the league has decided to cut the salaries of most of the 300 New York City-based employees that work for the organization, including commissioner Don Garber and other league executives. CBS Sports’ Roger Gonzalez has Read more

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred vows baseball will return and says ‘nothing is off the table’ for 2020 season

Major League Baseball was supposed to launch its regular season on Thursday. Alas, Opening Day will be delayed until later in the year due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. When (or if) the 2020 season will begin is anyone’s guess, including commissioner Rob Manfred’s.  Manfred marked the occasion Read more

NBA commissioner Adam Silver discusses impact of coronavirus, says he believes league can ‘salvage’ season

The coronavirus has caused the shutdown of sports leagues across the world, including the NBA, which was one of the first to act — at least stateside. A week removed from the decision to shut down following Rudy Gobert’s positive test for the virus, NBA commissioner Adam Silver sat down Read more

Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before continuing season

The NBA suspended its season so abruptly on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak that a long-term plan was not yet in place for potentially resuming play when it was safe. Now, the details of the plan being formed are beginning to trickle out. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appeared on Read more