Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball Players Association sort of came to an agreement on a shortened 2020 baseball season, which will begin July 23 or July 24. Tennis star Novak Djokovic held a tennis tour without any health regards in mind, which went south quickly.
Former NFL player Mike Holmes (Ball High School class of 1969), chairman of the Galveston Professional Athletes (GPA) organization, has announced the 2nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament.
If the coronavirus doesn’t cause the MLB season to implode, there are actually multiple reasons that a much shorter season could be a blast.
The NFL should never ask a football player if that player is a LGBTQ member, and it definitely should never be asked again after the Supreme Court’s ruling Monday.
Some of the top sports items to keep an eye on this week include the beginning of youth baseball games in the county, how local high schools continue their summer workouts, a plan to allow the college football season to start on time, and where the negotiations between MLB owners and the players union will go next.
Roger Federer is still committed to playing tennis and said he will return in 2021. Despite his historic career, this latest injury setback might have Federer reconsidering on when it’s time to hang up his racquet.
While there continue to be no games because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a good thing sports figures are around to show leadership at a time of civil unrest and righteous outrage when it is sorely needed.
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association worked together to approve a plan to resume the NBA season, and both sides should be applauded. The MLS’ threat of a lockout worked but at what cost with its relationship with the players. The WNBA might be closer to holding its season in one or two possible locations.