Major League Baseball is working on plans to start its season. ESPN is changing the Monday Night Football booth. The sports world is beginning to move towards restarting.
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IN THE NEWS…
– The 2020 MLB draft will be limited to five rounds. Players not drafted will be eligible to sign with any club for a maximum of $20,000.
– MLB agreed upon a proposal to make to the MLBPA about the start of the season. Owners want a temporary change in the economics of the game to give50% of the league revenues to the players. Union chief Tony Clark said that a system of payment tied to revenues is a salary cap and a non-starter.
– Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland are reportedly out of the Monday Night Football booth. The replacements are reportedly coming from within ESPN.
– The English Premiere League was given the green light by the UK government to restart its season.
– The World Baseball Classic will be pushed back to 2023 with the approval of the tournament board. The WBC was originally scheduled for 2021.
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