It took weeks - too many weeks - in fact to get the MLB season going. Major League Baseball players will report for Spring Training II, mostly to their home ballparks, except for the Toronto Blue Jays by July 1st. Toronto will report to their Florida Spring Training site in Dunedin, Florida. The 60 game schedule, shortest since 1878, will begin on or about July 24th. The regular season will conclude by the end of September and the Playoffs(regular format, 10 teams) will be done by the end of October.
The UCONN Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday to adopt a budget for the next school year. UCONN must cut about $10 million dollars from its sports budget over a 3 year period.
WNBA Connecticut Sun player, Jonquel Jones, said she will sit out the 2020 season due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NBA and NBAPA have implemented an "enhanced insurance plan" to cover career ending injuries related to COVID-19 and regular injuries incurred in the league's restart in Orlando, Florida.
Tennis star Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID-19. His wife, Jelena, has also tested positive. Djokovic is the 4th tennis player to test positive.
The University of Cincinnati will remove Marge Schott's name from its baseball stadium and the library due to her past record of racism and anti-Semitism. Schott owned the Cincinnati Reds from 1984-1999.
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