MLB commissioner Rob Manfred quickly rejects union's 70-game proposal
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MLBPA stands firm against additional pay cuts, ‘resoundingly’ rejects league’s plan

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg Major League Baseball and the MLB Player’s Association are not the best of friends at the moment. The MLBPA once again rejected MLB’s proposal for a 2020 season on Thursday; ensuring another stage of what have been difficult negotiations. Hundreds Of Minor League Players […]

MLB commissioner 'not confident' for 2020 season
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Owners reportedly willing to pay players full, prorated salary on shortened season

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg Of the four major professional sports in the United States, Major League Baseball is dealing with COVID-19 complications the worst. But progress might be on the horizon; with team owners reportedly willing to pay the full prorated salaries agreed to on March 26. Hundreds […]

FBS conferences, CBS, ESPN, FOX release statement on delayed college football schedule release
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FBS conferences, CBS, ESPN, FOX release statement on delayed college football schedule release

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg With less than 100 days between now and the scheduled start of the 2020-21 college football season; there is still no set approach in place for dealing with COVID-19 complications. On Tuesday, major conferences and television networks got together to announce that they’re still […]

Redskins rookie Antonio Gandy-Golden tested positive for coronavirus in March
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Redskins rookie Antonio Gandy-Golden tested positive for coronavirus in March

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg On the day NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell allowed teams to return to their practice facilities in a limited capacity; Washington Redskins rookie Antonio Gandy-Golden announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on March 24. NFL teams begin to partially reopen practice facilities “During my pre-draft […]

NFL teams begin to partially reopen practice facilities
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NFL teams begin to partially reopen practice facilities

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg As the world gradually prepares to return from its COVIOD-19 hiatus; some NFL teams have reopened their practice facilities under extreme restrictions. NFL Instituting Changes to Rooney Rule NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gave permission for teams to begin returning to work on Tuesday as […]

NBA superstars unite on resuming the season in private conference call
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NBA superstars unite on resuming the season in private conference call

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg In recent years, star players have proven to be majorly influential in league-wide happenings in the National Basketball Association. Shaquille O’Neal On NBA: ‘I Think We Should Scrap The Season’ The league’s best players are out to show this remains the case; with a […]

MLB commissioner 'not confident' for 2020 season
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MLB plan for 2020 season to include approximately 80 games and expanded playoffs

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg As organizations and sports leagues around the world begin to look to possibility of returning from COVID-19; Major League Baseball revealed a proposed plan to hit diamond. ESPN To Televise Korea Baseball Organization Games According to a A CBS Sports report, MLB will present […]

NFL says training camps must be at team facilities
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell not taking salary during pandemic

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced he reduced his salary to $0 during the COVID-19 outbreak in a league wide memo on Wednesday. Tom Brady’s Meeting With Byron Leftwhich Wasn’t A Violation He also announced other league staff would also take pay cuts […]

NBA changes opening of practice facilities after pushback
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NBA changes opening of practice facilities after pushback

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg Last week the NBA announced that certain team’s practice facilities could re-open soon; but have faced some pushback to the idea. Two guards Boston Celtics should target in 2020 NBA draft ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that teams where local governments have eased stay-at-home orders […]

Baseball is back in Taiwan and the bleachers look a lot different
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Baseball is back in Taiwan and the bleachers look a lot different

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg While sports and live events remain at a standstill in the United States and most of the world due to the COVID-19 outbreak; one sport has returned. Dad-to-be Zack Wheeler balks at MLB coronavirus scenario: ‘No sense’ The Chinese Professional Baseball League held its […]

Coronavirus saliva test gets FDA emergency use approval, Rutgers University says
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Coronavirus saliva test gets FDA emergency use approval, Rutgers University says

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg In an effort to increase the available testing for COVID-19, the Food and Drug administration has granted emergency authorization for use of a saliva test developed at Rutgers University. One of the largest pork processing facilities in the US is closing until further notice […]

PM Boris Johnson released from hospital and says he 'owes his life' to National Health Service
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PM Boris Johnson released from hospital and says he ‘owes his life’ to National Health Service

By Tommy Fradenburg Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local | See @tommyfradenburg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was released from the hospital on Sunday after spending three nights in the Intensive Care Unit with the Coronavirus. CDC extends ‘no sail order’ for all cruises during coronavirus crisis While still recovering, he will continue his treatment at […]