Sources: PGA Tour To Announce June Restart To 2020 Season (Golf Digest) PGA Tour officials are expected to announce this week their intention to resume the tour season, halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on June 11-14 at the Charles Schwab Challenge, multiple sources have told Golf Digest.
U.S. To Cut Funding To World Health Organization Over Coronavirus Response (Wall Street Journal) Trump administration will withhold funds while it investigates WHO’s response to the pandemic.
Report: UFC’s Dana White Says He’s Planning Event For May 9 (SI) UFC president Dana White is planning the organization’s next event on May 9 at a location to be determined as it looks become the first first major sports organization to return to a normal schedule, according to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.
Has New York Bent The Curve? (538) There is increasing evidence that New York City and New York state are turning a corner in their efforts to fight back COVID-19.
Major League Baseball Will Conduct The Country’s Largest Coronavirus Antibody Test On Employees (CNBC) Major League Baseball says 27 teams will participate in an antibody testing study with Stanford University and the University of Southern California.
Stanford Professor Claims Coronavirus Death Rate ‘Likely Orders Of Magnitude Lower’ Than First Thought (Fox News) If coronavirus infection is more widespread than we thought, by definition that means the virus is less deadly; insight from Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Stanford University professor of medicine.
‘We Have To Get Our Sports Back’: President Trump Consulting With Top Sports Leaders Regarding Reopening Of Country (USA Today) “We have to get our sports back. I’m tired of watching baseball games that are 14 years old,” President Trump said at a White House press conference on Tuesday.
Why A Study Showing That Covid-19 Is Everywhere Is Good News (The Economist) If millions of people were infected weeks ago without dying, the virus must be less deadly than official data suggest.
With Budgets Tightening Due To Coronavirus Fallout, Will More College Sports Be Cut? (Yahoo! Sports) The most stinging blow yet came Tuesday when the University of Cincinnati cut the men’s soccer program.
Coach Accuses The Colts Of Ripping Off Their New Logo From A High School Team (For The Win) As high school football coach Jere Kubuske pointed out, that “C” logo looked awfully similar to what Indianapolis’ own Cathedral High School had used for about four years.
Poll: Voters Prioritize Experienced VP For Biden Over Gender, Race (Politico) Two-thirds of registered voters and 4 out of 5 Democrats say it’s important for Joe Biden to pick a running mate with governing experience.
Hank Steinbrenner, An Heir To The Yankees, Is Dead At 63 (New York Times) After the death of their father, George, in 2010, he and his younger brother, Hal, took over the franchise. But Hal was given the bigger role.