MLB 2020 season simulation: Astros remain in last place; Syndergaard signs long-term extension with Mets

Major League Baseball was supposed to launch the 2020 regular season four weeks ago, on March 26. The spread of the novel coronavirus, however, forced MLB to delay Opening Day to some unknowable future date that is dependent on the effectiveness of the containment strategies imposed across the country in Read more

Joe Burrow, Chase Young to participate in virtual draft; NFL will reportedly place cameras in prospects’ homes

The NFL will be conducting a fully virtual draft this month due to the coronavirus pandemic, and they want to make everything feel as normal as possible. You will still see commissioner Roger Goodell announce the picks, the players’ reactions, and interviews with them in their homes as well. According Read more

New York State Athletic Commission confirms UFC 249 will not take place in Brooklyn

UFC president Dana White had already said the UFC 249 clash between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would move forward despite the coronavirus pandemic, though it was “probably not going to be in the United States.” Now, it is confirmed the originally planned location of Barclays Center in Read more

Steelers place franchise tag on Bud Dupree, keeping pass rusher from hitting free agency

Bud Dupree will remain with the Steelers for the 2020 season. On Monday, Pittsburgh’s outside linebacker was franchise tagged by the Steelers, the team that selected him with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 draft. The tag will pay Dupree, about $15.829 million for the 2020 season, per CBS Sports Read more