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.
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.
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.
Most sports fanatics in the United States are eagerly anticipating news about if and when the big three — MLB, the NBA and the NFL — will return. Well, last week brought actual news rather than speculation when it comes to MLB.
Among the top sports happenings last week were the release of 2020 NFL team schedules, the season opener for the Korean Baseball Organization, and the continuation of ESPN's 30-for-30 documentary series "The Last Dance."
The Daily News sports desk shares thoughts on MLB's new proposal for a regular season, as well as the latest episodes of "The Last Dance."
The Houston Texans had about as strong a draft as could be had, considering they only ended up with five picks and zero picks in the first round.
The coronavirus pandemic has taken away a source of joy, as the entire sports world has been shut down. But, the pandemic also has given us sports fans a couple of pretty good things.
In less than a year in charge of the Texans’ front office, O’Brien the GM has cost the Texans an elite receiver in DeAndre Hopkins and a former No. 1 overall draft pick in Jadeveon Clowney.
Did the NFL really need one more week in the regular season and two more playoff teams? Tweaks like these are what leagues do when they’re struggling to attract fans. That’s certainly not the case for the NFL.
While the sample size is still small, the early returns appear to show that the Rockets have finally found a lineup that maximizes the abilities of both James Harden and Russell Westbrook.
As odd as it seemed at the time, “Crazy” might have been the most fitting entrance music for Fury, but, there was nothing crazy about Fury’s game plan. It was more like, as the old saying goes, crazy like a fox.
The XFL is never going to compare to the NFL in regards to quality of play, but it is banking on a set of rule innovations to create a unique and entertaining product. The changes are all intriguing, but Saturday was the true test to see if they would be as entertaining in practice as they were on paper.