MLB Delaying Opening Day, Cancels Remaining Spring Training Games

UPDATE 3/12/2020 3:30 PM ET - Major League Baseball released the following statement confirming it will delay Opening Day by two weeks and cancel all remaining spring training games. The statement reads, "Following a call with the 30 clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. today…

MLB, MLS, NBA and NHL Limiting Access to Locker Rooms Over Coronavirus

Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) will be limited access to all team locker rooms and clubhouses over concerns of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19.) The four professional sports leagues issued the following joint statement: "After consultation with infection disease and public…

NFL and MLB crawling to the finish line of local investigations

By Alex Barth, 985TheSportsHub.com In case you forgot, half of Boston's major pro sports teams find themselves in the crosshairs of a league investigation. The Patriots and Red Sox are both accused of using video equipment to steal signals and gain an unfair advantage. With the Patriots, the accusations stem from a Dec. incident where…

Red Sox, Padres discussing Mookie Betts deal

By Alex Barth, 985TheSportsHub.com While the consensus remains the Red Sox won’t trade Mookie Betts before the start of the MLB season, the team is still exploring the market for the former AL MVP. Per Dennis Lin of the Athletic, the Red Sox and Padres have recently had discussions about a deal that would send…