Daily Roundup: April 9

Here is today’s daily roundup: The Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh weighs the question of whether Americans will fully embrace eSports during the coronavirus lockdown. Through the #PlayersTogether initiative, Premier League players have teamed up to make large joint donations to NHS England, the governing body for health services in England. Nate Scott of For The Win reports. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports that former UCLA Bruin and N

Daily Roundup: April 8

Here is today’s daily roundup of sports news: Former No. 1 football recruit and NFL player Myron Rolle has joined the fight against COVID-19 as a neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. Boston.com’s Hayden Bird tells about how Rolle got there. Bleacher Report’s Eric Pincus discusses the potential ways that the NBA can return to finish out its season, including potentially reducing the number of teams that can pl

Daily Roundup: April 7

Here is today’s daily roundup: While most of the sport world is on shutdown due to COVID-19, UFC president Dana White plans on holding UFC 249 spread over two months, in private locations. MMA Fighting’s Steven Marroco reports. The Associated Press’ Ronald Blum reports that the MLB and its player’s association discussed playing all games of a shortened season in Arizona, in empty ballparks.  Sports Illustrated’s Michael

Daily Roundup: April 6

To start off the week, here is today’s daily roundup: NFL Hall of Famer Bobby Mitchell, the first African-American star of the Washington Redskins, died Sunday. He was 84. The New York Times’ Richard Goldstein tells of his career and impact on football. While MLB play is suspended due to COVID-19, Houston Astros Pitcher and reigning AL Cy Young winner Justin Verlander has pledged to donate each check he receives to a diffe

Daily Roundup: April 2

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: For Olympic sprinter and single mother, the Olympic delay is more than just a wait, but another opportunity for her to conclude her career the way she wants. The Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore reports on her final stretch. The Post’s Ben Strauss reports that freelance workers for MASN, who were left without pay, are uncertain of what to expect next. In the ‘Future of Developmen

Daily Roundup: April 1

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: The MLB is pushing to not have to present notes from the Astros and Red Sox sign-stealing investigations in a lawsuit by daily fantasy sports contestants, Sports Illustrated’s Jenna West reports. On Tuesday, Buddy Baker, NFL agent to Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin, shared via Twitter that both of his parents died a mere 6-minutes apart on Sunday due to COVID-19 complications, Yah