MLS announces that teams can resume training for the first time since March amid coronavirus pandemic

On Thursday, Major League Soccer announced that the team training moratorium has been lifted after being put in place on March 12 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Now MLS clubs can submit “individual club plans” in order to return to full team training going forward. Individual club plans Read more

Penguins goalie Matt Murray opens restaurant tab for Pittsburgh cops amid COVID-19 pandemic

Amidst a global pandemic and public health crisis, Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray decided to indirectly donate thousands of dollars to the city’s police department. Murray opened a $5,000 tab for police officers in Pittsburgh on Thursday at the famous Primanti Bros, according to KCRA3. “I want to thank the people Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Who gains and loses from MLB pandemic proposal to play 2020 season at spring training sites?

We still don’t know where or when, much less if, the 2020 season will begin. We just know it’ll be unlike any we’ve ever seen. There have been a number of proposals focusing on the “where,” and it seems like those specifically have captured the imagination of Fantasy Baseballers, leading Read more

Programs and coaches that have taken financial cuts because of the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused massive disruptions around the globe, and the college football world is no exception. Spring practices and spring games were canceled, football-related activities have been shut down and the recruiting calendar has been disrupted after the NCAA implemented an emergency dead period as people around the Read more

Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled for first time since 1945 because of coronavirus pandemic

Canceled. C-A-N-C-E-L-E-D. Origin: Latin. Used in a sentence: The National Spelling Bee is the latest event to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.  This is the first cancelation of the Spelling Bee since 1945 — when the event was cancelled for three straight years due to World War II. Scripps Read more

Louisville Slugger furloughs employees with factories empty during coronavirus pandemic

Louisville Slugger has long been one of the most famous equipment manufacturers in baseball, for both major-league teams and those at other levels. But with baseball seasons across the country on hold, the company is feeling the hurt during the coronavirus pandemic. Per the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky-based company — Read more