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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF Aug 2 – Aug 7, 2020
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF AUG 2 - AUG 7, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | August 7, 2020

Every week we recap the top Canadian Sports Business stories from the past week.

How will the coronavirus change sports?

Varying perspectives answer what the future of sports looks like, predicting a new model for collegiate sports and increased risks among athletes. FULL STORY

COVID-19 continues to rattle NFL cages

Concerns are rising as more and more COVID cases are being reported within the NFL, questioning if the upcoming season is even worth starting. FULL STORY

Matthews calls out columnist for reporting Maple Leafs star had COVID-19

Auston Matthews calls out Toronto Sun columnist Steve Simmons for reporting that the star player had COVID-19 back in June. FULL STORY

NHL reports no positive coronavirus tests in either bubble

The NHL bubble has shown to be successful so far as no positive COVID tests have been reported after the first week of play. FULL STORY

MLS finalizing plans to resume 2020 season in home markets

Major League Soccer is reported to have a plan for the remainder of the 2020 season in the works to conclude with MLS Cup in December. FULL STORY

NBA adjusts protocol for players who return inconclusive COVID-19 tests

Concerns arise as the NBA adjusts protocol for inconclusive COVID-19 tests by allowing play if a second negative test returns within one hour of tipoff. FULL STORY

As COVID-19 spreads in baseball, it seems clear hockey, basketball ‘bubbles’ best way to get pro sports back

The MLB is under severe criticism for their lack of structure and use of bubble format in their return to play, showing high risks with COVID-19. FULL STORY

COVID what’s next: Will pro sports be able to bounce back amid a second wave?

After an interesting month of the return of professional sports, the responsibility is placed on players and coaches themselves to help sports bounce back after a second wave. FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF AUG 2 - AUG 7, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | August 7, 2020

Every week we recap the top Canadian Sports Business stories from the past week.

How will the coronavirus change sports?

Varying perspectives answer what the future of sports looks like, predicting a new model for collegiate sports and increased risks among athletes. FULL STORY

COVID-19 continues to rattle NFL cages

Concerns are rising as more and more COVID cases are being reported within the NFL, questioning if the upcoming season is even worth starting. FULL STORY

Matthews calls out columnist for reporting Maple Leafs star had COVID-19

Auston Matthews calls out Toronto Sun columnist Steve Simmons for reporting that the star player had COVID-19 back in June. FULL STORY

NHL reports no positive coronavirus tests in either bubble

The NHL bubble has shown to be successful so far as no positive COVID tests have been reported after the first week of play. FULL STORY

MLS finalizing plans to resume 2020 season in home markets

Major League Soccer is reported to have a plan for the remainder of the 2020 season in the works to conclude with MLS Cup in December. FULL STORY

NBA adjusts protocol for players who return inconclusive COVID-19 tests

Concerns arise as the NBA adjusts protocol for inconclusive COVID-19 tests by allowing play if a second negative test returns within one hour of tipoff. FULL STORY

As COVID-19 spreads in baseball, it seems clear hockey, basketball ‘bubbles’ best way to get pro sports back

The MLB is under severe criticism for their lack of structure and use of bubble format in their return to play, showing high risks with COVID-19. FULL STORY

COVID what’s next: Will pro sports be able to bounce back amid a second wave?

After an interesting month of the return of professional sports, the responsibility is placed on players and coaches themselves to help sports bounce back after a second wave. FULL STORY