Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the former WWE star-turned-movie giant, partnered with RedBird Capital to buy the league at the 11th hour, Sportico reported Monday. The league was nearly set to go on auction. Johnson and the firm reportedly paid $15 million for the fledgling football league.
New York Mets slugger Yoenis Céspedes was not with the team for Sunday’s game at Atlanta and the club said it hadn’t been able to locate him.
Professional sports leagues have incorporated inventive ways to help replace the lack of fans in the stands due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Big league doubleheaders will now become a pair of seven-inning games, baseball’s latest radical rule change during a season reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic.
Players and coaches from the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz knelt alongside one another before the first game of the NBA restart.
Shortly after the Philadelphia Phillies announced two more positive cases of coronavirus on their staff, the team postponed their three-game weekend series.
the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved new rules that will allow student-athletes in all sports to wear patches on their uniforms in honor and support of social justice issues.
The upcoming high school football season in Virginia will look different than any we’ve seen before. It’s now scheduled to start later than usual and be more condensed too, which is creating new challenges for some players, especially seniors who hope to play at the next level.
Fans anticipating the upcoming 2020 NFL season will notice a change in the end zones consisting of bold font that spells out the messages: “End Racism” and “It Takes All of Us,” for home openers, according to NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero, who tweeted the announcement from a memo that was sent out by NFL executive Anna Isaacson.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced in an open letter published on Monday that the league’s preseason games have been canceled due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Washington Nationals have voted against going to Miami later this week for a three game road swing after multiple Marlins players were confirmed for COVID-19, according to a report.
Topps Now announced Monday that its Dr. Anthony Fauci opening pitch collectible baseball card broke a record after selling over 51,000 prints in just 24 hours.
Sherman added that anyone who contracted the illness could be simply replaced.
NFL Hall of Fame coach Mike Ditka reiterated his stance against kneeling during the national anthem, saying those who would do so could “get the hell out of the country.”
Fans and ushers may not be inside Nationals Park for games this season, but that doesn’t mean all fans and ushers have completely fallen out of touch.
The Washington Football Team announced Monday that they have placed quarterback Alex Smith on the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list along with linebacker Reuben Foster.
The Miami Marlins' home opener Monday night against Baltimore has been postponed as the Marlins deal with a coronavirus outbreak that stranded them in Philadelphia.
Utilizing the now-familiar Zoom meeting mosaic look, FOX Sports will showcase groups of fans singing together in unison.
Merry Strasmas will have to wait.
Washington Nationals catcher Tres Barrera was suspended 80 games without pay by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.