MLB, MLBPA reach agreement on draft, service time, salary advances amid COVID-19 pandemic

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have reached an agreement on a number of fronts for the shortened 2020 season, per multiple reports (ESPN, Associated Press, The Athletic).  There are three main areas the two sides agreed upon, in cobbling together the reports.  Adding amateur talent Read more

MLB, players union could agree to start season in June, appear close on service time agreement, per reports

Nearly two weeks have passed since Major League Baseball suspended operations due to the spread of the novel coronavirus. Opening Day 2020, which had been scheduled for this Thursday (March 26), will now take place later in the year, with the exact date hinging on the effectiveness of the containment Read more

MLB, MLBPA exchanging proposals to resolve service time during coronavirus shutdown, per reports

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring Training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the Read more

Kobe Bryant memorial: Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera perform at service

A public memorial to honor Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant and the seven other people who died in a helicopter crash last month took place at the Staples Center on Monday. Many celebrities, athletes and artists were invited to participate in the event and pay their respects Read more