Missouri added a basketball transfer. Kansas State coaches took a pay cut. The NCAA addressed name, image and likeness. Major League Baseball is discussing start dates. That and more in today’s Motley Crew.
Here is your daily Dr. Feelgood…
– Missouri added Hawaii graduate transfer Drew Buggs to its basketball roster.
– Bruce Weber and Chris Klieman agreed to a 13% pay cut for the upcoming fiscal year starting on July 1.
IN THE NEWS…
– The NCAA Board of Governors approved a plan to allow student-athletes to earn money for their name, image, and likeness beginning in 2021. Athletes will be able to earn money for endorsements, appearances, their own businesses and more. They will not be allowed to use conference or school logos in their activities. This still has to be approved by a vote at the NCAA convention and there are a lot of issues to still iron out.
– Major League Baseball is currently looking like it will begin the season in early July. Spring Training would likely take place in June. The goal would be to play games in teams’ regular stadiums. Games could begin in Spring Training facilities but the goal would be to get to regular stadiums as soon as possible.
– Amazon renewed its contract with the NFL tip stream Thursday Night Football games through 2022. Amazon will also exclusively stream one Saturday game later in the season each year. The game will be available over the air in the markets of the teams participating.
– The 2020 MLB Hall of Fame induction was canceled. Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker will be inducted in the 2021 ceremony.
PODCAST: Sunday’s podcast was a review of the Chiefs’ 2020 draft. I reviewed each pick and gave my analysis. I also talked about MLB’s report on the Red Sox cheating scandal and a lawsuit against MLB for not refunding ticket money for postponed games.
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