COVID-19 Impact

Why a Second Wave Could Be Even Worse for Sports

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Louise Radnofsky, Ben Cohen | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL The darkest shadow hanging over the future of sports, concerts and other mass gatherings is another spike in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths The September sports calendar is suddenly packed. In addition to the usual Saturdays and Sundays filled with college and professional […]

Baseball

MLB Baseball Without Fans Sounded Crazy. It Might Just Work.

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Jared Diamond, Louise Radnofskyn | The Wall Street Journal | Source URL Local lawmakers and public-health experts have given cautious backing to the idea, even if it still remains far-off and full of complex medical and logistical obstacles It sounded more like science fiction than real life: a proposal to stage the Major League Baseball […]

Football

NFL planning to begin 2020 NFL season as scheduled

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NFL | Source URL With five months until the season is scheduled to begin, the NFL is planning to start the regular season on time in September and play a full 16-game schedule — including international games — in front of fans in 2020, league officials said in a conference call Tuesday. The new coronavirus […]

News

NBA shuts down after Rudy Gobert tests positive for coronavirus

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Florida Today | Source URL The NBA announced Wednesday night it is suspending its season after a Utah Jazz player preliminarily tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The league said it is halting operations “following the conclusion of tonight’s schedule of games until further notice. The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for […]

Sports

Potential Slam Dunk Targeting Dates

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Starting in February, Strike Out Targeting would like to have events going on throughout the United States and Canada during the basketball and hockey seasons until April 15.   Below you will see potential dates in which we would like people to go to the basketball games.  All individuals who would like to help us […]

Baseball

MLB Playoff Events

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MLB Playoff Events

Note: We would like to have events on October 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, 22nd, 27th, and 30th at the various ballparks involved. We will keep watch of the seeding of course, and we ask our regional organizers to do the same. If the season ended today the seeding would be: National […]

Baseball

Yanks, White Sox to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in ’20

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MLB.com | Source URL They’re building it. “Field of Dreams” will become a big-league reality on Aug. 13, 2020, when the beloved 1989 baseball movie will spring to life in the Iowa cornfields. As announced Thursday, the White Sox and Yankees will stage the first-ever Major League game in the Hawkeye State, in a temporary […]