After slipping behind Deandre Ayton and getting passed on by the Kings for some reason, Doncic went No. 3 to the Hawks on behalf of the Mavericks. Porter got hurt and fell to the Nuggets at No. 14. … [Read more...] about Is feud brewing between Luka Doncic, Michael Porter Jr.?
Players recently asked the owners for financial data on which the owners base their claims that they require further salary concessions from players in order to make a 2020 season without fans work. It’d be interesting to know how much of that data related to hits to the owners are taking to that “non-baseball revenue” and whether the players are being expected to subsidize it. It’d be further interesting to know whether salary concessions are aimed at helping, say, the highly-indebted owners of the Marlins, Royals, Dodgers, and other clubs purchased in the past several years make their installment payments. … [Read more...] about Boras to clients: Don’t bail out the owners
This would turn out to not be workable in New York, however, because the Yankees and Giants each broadcast half their games for free and it was determined that the market just wouldn’t be there. But the idea still intrigued O’Malley. Later, when O’Malley began to consider Los Angeles more seriously, one of the many enticements was that there was no other televised baseball in southern California and that he, Fox, and Skiatron could put Dodgers games on pay TV in that “lush, virgin territory,” to use Heylar’s phrase. … [Read more...] about Today in Baseball History: Dodgers, Giants, given approval to move to California
Villanueva says a female deputy was hit in the stomach and broke her arm in three places. The sheriff said a criminal investigation is ongoing, but he is pledging to review policy and protocol to see if there was soemthing the deputies could have done differently. … [Read more...] about Female Deputy’s Arm Broken, Suspect Arrested For Meth In Rough Arrest Caught On Video