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(Undated)  --  The NBA is moving ahead with its plan to restart the season.  The league's board of governors approved the proposed 22-team format by a 29-to-1 vote.  22 teams will play in Orlando without fans.  The Lakers, Clippers and Kings will be in Florida, while the Warriors' season is over.  Games are expected to resume July 31st, with the NBA Finals in October.



(Undated)  --  Major League Baseball's Players' Association is resoundingly rejecting the league's 50-game plan to begin the season.  That's according to a statement from union head Tony Clark, who says the players will not take another pay cut.  The owners previously rejected the players' 114-game proposal.



(Undated)  --  Saints quarterback Drew Brees is apologizing for saying kneeling during the national anthem is disrespecting the flag.  After much backlash, he says he completely missed the mark on the issues we are facing as a country.  Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe says Brees should probably retire.



(New York, NY)  --  Dates have been tentatively set for the NBA Draft Lottery and NBA Draft.  According to ESPN, the draft lottery is set for August 25th.  The actual draft itself would take place October 15th following the conclusion of the season.  NBA Free Agency would start a few days later on October 18th.



(New York, NY)  --  There will be labor peace in Major League Soccer.  The league and players' union have agreed to a six-year collective bargaining agreement through 2025.  The deal clears the way for a tournament in Florida after the regular season was suspended back in March due to the coronavirus.



(New York, NY)  --  The NHL is finalizing its postseason format under its return to play plan.  The league and union announced they have agreed that the first round, second round, conference finals and Stanley Cup Final will all remain best-of-seven series.  The play-in, qualifying round will be a best-of-five.



(Minneapolis, PD)  --  Members of the Minnesota Vikings are among those mourning the loss of George Floyd.  In the first of three services across the country, Floyd's family members spoke along with others.  Floyd's nephew Brandon Williams spoke about George being a big LeBron James fan and that he was ecstatic after the Cleveland Cavaliers erased a three-one deficit against the Golden State Warriors in 2016.



(Sacramento, CA)  --  Kings announcer Grant Napear is resigning after tweeting "All Lives Matter" on Sunday at former Kings star DeMarcus Cousins.  Cousins asked Napear his opinion on the Black Lives Matter movement, and Napear responded by saying that all lives matter.   He later apologized to the Sacramento Bee.  Napear had been with the Kings since 1988. 



(Undated)  --  The NFL is requiring all of its teams to hold training camp at their own practice facilities due to COVID-19.  Teams also won't be allowed to hold joint training camp practices.  The Raiders announced yesterday they will hold camp in Nevada instead of Napa as originally planned. 



(Undated)  --  The NBA continues to finalize a plan to restart game action.  ESPN reports the proposed date for Game Seven of the NBA Finals is October 12th.  The league is leaning towards a 22-team format that will tip off on July 31st in Orlando.  Voting is set for tomorrow. 



(Undated)  --  Cal radio football broadcaster Lee Grosscup died Monday while recuperating from hip surgery.  He was 83.  His association with Cal began in 1986 as an analyst.  He is a former Utah quarterback and is best known for originating the shovel pass. 



(Undated)  --  Former Laker Brian Shaw will coach the new G-League Select Team, which will consist of some of the young prospects in the country.  The select team will be mostly comprised of elite players just leaving high school who aren't eligible to enter the NBA yet.  Shaw won three championships as a player with the Lakers and was an assistant under Phil Jackson. 



(Undated)  --  The Dodgers, Angels, Giants and Athletics may be on the field even less than originally thought once MLB gets its season going.  ESPN reports the league intends to propose a shorter season of around 50 games, but with full prorated pay for the players.  The Players' Association has proposed a 114-game season.



(Undated)  --  Former NBA  star JR Smith says he regrets beating up a man he claims broke his truck window during a protest in Los Angeles.  TMZ released video of Smith kicking and then punching the man.  Smith tells the Pat McAfee Show he regrets not setting a better example for his young daughters.



(Undated)  --  The NBA is finalizing details of its restart plan before Thursday's vote by the board of governors.  A 75-percent vote from all 30 clubs is needed to pass the plan, which features 22 teams and play-in scenarios to get to a final 16-team playoff bracket.  Some small markets say every team needs to play.



(Undated) --  Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather is paying for George Floyd's funeral services.  A representative for the boxer told TMZ Floyd's family has accepted his offer. Mayweather will cover the finances of services in Minneapolis, Houston, Charlotte and another place to be announced.



(Undated)  --  American pro soccer is not back just yet.  The MLS and the Players' Association are still at odds over changes to the collective bargaining agreement.  ESPN reports the league is giving the union until tomorrow afternoon to accept the offer or suffer a possible lock out.



(Undated)  --  The NHL plans to test its players for the coronavirus on a daily basis if the season resumes.  Deputy commissioner Bill Daly says it will be expensive, but will be a key element to a safe return.  Players would get tested every night and learn their results before leaving the hotel room the next morning.



(Undated)  --  Today is the day NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is giving teams permission to open their ticket offices and retail shops.  He said last week that June 1st would be the day as allowed by state and local officials.  Goodell also said he hoped to have coaches back at team facilities by the end of the week.



(New York, NY) -- The Major League Baseball Players Association is submitting a proposal to the league in an effort to start the season. ESPN reports it includes an expanded playoff format and a 114-game season starting on June 30th and ending October 31st. In addition, the association is pushing for 100-million dollars in prorated salary deferrals if a postseason is not played this year and giving players the right to opt out of the season. This comes as some owners are "perfectly willing" to cancel the 2020 season to save money. Originally scheduled for a late-March Opening Day, the season was suspended shortly before due to coronavirus.



(Undated)  -- The MLS is working on a return.  The Major League Soccer Players Association announced last night it voted to approve economic concessions for this season. That includes across-the-board salary cuts and assenting to play in a proposed summer tournament in the Orlando area with no fans.  The union said in a statement the players want to play soon as they are safely able to do so.  The proposal will be delivered to the owners to vote on.  The coronavirus outbreak halted the season March 12th after teams had played two games.
 



(Secaucus, NJ)  --  Secaucus will remain the site for this year's abbreviated Major League Baseball Draft.  The two-day draft starts June 10th at the MLB Network studios, but has been shortened to five rounds due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The draft was originally to be in Omaha ahead of the College World Series.



(Undated) -- Tomorrow's scheduled announcement surrounding the Madden video game is being delayed. EA Sports announced the move today following the protests seen in many cities across America. A statement says in part, "this is bigger than a game." Numerous cities are seeing protests following the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. 



(Portland, OR)  --  The Oregon Ducks are securing the nation's number four tight end.  Moliki Matavao announced his commitment to the Ducks on Instagram Live yesterday.  The Liberty High School grad from Nevada was down to a final four of Oregon, Georgia, Penn State and UCLA before making his decision. 



(Undated)  --  NFL players and coaches will work remotely for a bit longer.  The NFL is extending its virtual offseason through mid-June.  It was set to end today.  Commissioner Roger Goodell says they hope to have coaches back at team facilities by the end of next week according to local health guidelines.


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