MLBPA chief Tony Clark reiterates players want 2020 season, says league hasn’t presented proposal

Though concerns have been raised by some prominent players on certain aspects of the multiple potential restarting plans being floated in public, the message from baseball players continues to be that they want to play — in whatever shape and form — a 2020 Major League Baseball season. Many have 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

Minor League Baseball will accept MLB proposal that could cut more than 40 teams, report says

Minor League Baseball is prepared to accept a proposal from Major League Baseball, which includes drastically cutting the number of affiliated minor-league teams, J.J. Cooper of Baseball America reports. The proposal is part of negotiations for a new Professional Baseball Agreement. More from Cooper: When MLB and MiLB negotiators convene Read more

Coronavirus: Premier League players reject 30 percent pay cut proposal with season suspended indefinitely

On Friday, the Premier League announced that the 2019-20 season will only return when it is “safe and appropriate to do so,” in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. The league does not plan to resume play at the beginning of May. “The Premier League’s overriding priority is to aid Read more

Coronavirus: Barcelona players reject proposal to significantly cut wages during pandemic, report says

Barcelona players have reportedly rejected a proposal from club leadership that would have significantly reduced their wages throughout the coronavirus pandemic, according to ESPN. This proposal was made as Barcelona attempts to find ways to bear the brunt of the financial impact set to come as a result of suspended Read more

NFL players react to CBA proposal: Russell Wilson, Maurkice Pouncey among those who strongly oppose deal

Early Wednesday morning (some might prefer to call it late Tuesday night), after a four-hour meeting between the NFL Management Council Executive Committee and NFL Players Association, the NFLPA’s board of player representatives decided to send the proposed CBA to the players for a vote, where a simple majority is needed Read more

ACC backs Big Ten proposal to allow every athlete a one-time transfer without sitting out

The ACC announced Monday that it supports a proposal from the Big Ten that would allow undergraduate student athletes in all sports to transfer once without sitting out of competition for one year. The current rule mandates that undergraduate transfers in football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball and hockey must Read more