Over the past season, Shake Milton became a bright spot in what turned out to be a disappointing year (so far) for the 76ers. Now that the season is set to resume with 8 games before the playoffs, Brett Brown has an easy move to make on his roster by giving Shake Milton a spot […]Shake Milton should be in the starting lineup for the Sixers — The Liberty Line
A year ago Sunday the Toronto Raptors responded to a tough NBA Finals loss at Oakland to seize full control over Golden State. Read MoreWATCH: 1 YEAR AGO, Raptors take 3-1 NBA Finals stranglehold on Warriors — Toronto Sun
Former and now current players have voiced their opinions on social media over the last several daysIowa football players put fans on notice: Support their movement or don’t support the Hawkeyes —
Baseball continues to be “baseball” by quietly coming to a stand still to the point where the season is in serious jeopardy. The MLBPA and owners cannot come to an agreement as to what should be done about the regular season and a prorated salary. The players feel they signed a guaranteed contract and deserve […]The return of sports could bring about a unifying voice, and MLB may be on the outside looking in — Just a Tampa Sports Blog
Hornets guard Malik Monk got suspended indefinitely Feb. 26 for violating the NBA’s drug policy.Hornets: Malik Monk reinstated from indefinite drug-policy suspension — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports
The owners of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils are looking to expand their sports empire to baseball. Josh Harris, the billionaire co-founder of Apollo Global Management, and David Blitzer, an executive at private equity firm Blackstone, are among the suitors for the New York Mets, according to people familiar with the matter. The…Billionaire Sports Owner Josh Harris Exploring New York Mets Bid (EXCLUSIVE) — Variety
This would undermine players’ ability to file grievances against the league in the event that they are placed in unsafe working conditions.Report: owners want players to sign an “acknowledgment of risk” waiver before playing — HardballTalk | NBC Sports
Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports that Major League Baseball’s proposal to the players includes a revision to the league’s Operations Manual which would require players to sign an “acknowledgment of risk” waiver before playing.
The players, quite reasonably, believe that the waiver is aimed at undermining their ability to file grievances against the league in the event that they are placed in unsafe working conditions during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. I mean, why else would they be proposing it now?
Either way, given how much uncertainty there is regarding what safe practices may be once play resumes, shifting all of the risk onto the players, while a predictable aim of the owners, is not a reasonable one. The only way for baseball to work during the pandemic will be if everyone is truly incentivized to make conditions as safe as possible for everyone in and around the game. A waiver does the opposite of that.
This is especially troubling given that Major League Baseball has claimed that it intends to contact and coordinate with local health departments on its safety protocols but, per Bradford William Davis’ reporting in the New York Daily News, they simply haven’t done so.
Between this and counteroffers that continue to want to pay players cents on the dollar, it’s almost as if Major League Baseball is looking for a way to get out of playing a 2020 season altogether.
After three months off, the perception has not changed about what team will come out of the West has not changed as the NBA gears up to go to Orlando and play out the season.It’s the Lakers, the Clippers, and a huge gap to anyone else. Look at the current betting odds at Ceasers Palace,…Tech News Denver’s Jamal Murray: “We know we can go win the title” — News
Havertz has been in superb form for Leverkusen (Picture: Getty) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is pushing the Manchester United board to sign Kai Havertz this summer, according to reports. Havertz is hot property in the transfer market and has been in scintillating form for Bayer Leverkusen since the Bundesliga resumed action last month. Leverkusen have slapped […]Ole Gunnar Solskjaer convinced Man United can sign Kai Havertz and pushing board to seal transfer — Kenneth’s Blog