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ICYMI – TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF AUG 9  – AUG 14, 2020
ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF AUG 9 - AUG 14, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | August 14, 2020

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

MLS Commissioner: MLS working in "real time" on 2020 schedule for three Canadian clubs

MLS announces plans to finish the 2020 regular season starting play on August 12th within the United States. However, Canadian teams are still waiting to get back into the season waiting on travel restrictions to be lifted. FULL STORY

MLB schedule has 27 total games postponed due to COVID-19, including Cardinals-Pirates series

Major League Baseball has been struggling to push through the season with a total of 27 postponed games as a result of COVID-19. FULL STORY

Road-weary Blue Jays prepare to open 'home' schedule at Buffalo's Sahlen Field

The Blue Jays have settled into their new “home” to begin hosting their home games on Tuesday as they play the Miami Marlins. FULL STORY

NHL reports second straight week of zero positive COVID-19 tests

The NHL reports no positive COVID-19 tests for the second straight week after administering over 7000 tests last week. FULL STORY

How the NHL has kept its playoff bubble coronavirus-free -- so far

A breakdown of the NHL bubble in identifying what worked well along with the challenges in maintaining a coronavirus-free bubble. FULL STORY

Sports and gaming are melding into one—and it’s the future

The pandemic has accelerated the need for innovation in engaging fans, and the gaming industry may have opportunities to help the sports industry move forward. FULL STORY

Portland Timbers crowned fitting champions of surreal MLS is Back Tournament

The MLS is Back Tournament concludes by crowning the Portland Timbers as champions, earning them a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League as well as $300,000 in prize money. FULL STORY

Alexander: How will spectator sports look after COVID-19?

COVID-19 has forced sporting events to redefine themselves and start brainstorming how fans will return to sports in the future. FULL STORY

Kraft Group: How COVID-19 has Changed Sports & Entertainment

Implications on sport industries caused by COVID-19 are analyzed and possibilities for the new normal are explored. FULL STORY

ICYMI - TOP STORIES FROM WEEK OF AUG 9 - AUG 14, 2020

By Cosmos Sports | August 14, 2020

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

MLS Commissioner: MLS working in "real time" on 2020 schedule for three Canadian clubs

MLS announces plans to finish the 2020 regular season starting play on August 12th within the United States. However, Canadian teams are still waiting to get back into the season waiting on travel restrictions to be lifted. FULL STORY

MLB schedule has 27 total games postponed due to COVID-19, including Cardinals-Pirates series

Major League Baseball has been struggling to push through the season with a total of 27 postponed games as a result of COVID-19. FULL STORY

Road-weary Blue Jays prepare to open 'home' schedule at Buffalo's Sahlen Field

The Blue Jays have settled into their new “home” to begin hosting their home games on Tuesday as they play the Miami Marlins. FULL STORY

NHL reports second straight week of zero positive COVID-19 tests

The NHL reports no positive COVID-19 tests for the second straight week after administering over 7000 tests last week. FULL STORY

How the NHL has kept its playoff bubble coronavirus-free -- so far

A breakdown of the NHL bubble in identifying what worked well along with the challenges in maintaining a coronavirus-free bubble. FULL STORY

Sports and gaming are melding into one—and it’s the future

The pandemic has accelerated the need for innovation in engaging fans, and the gaming industry may have opportunities to help the sports industry move forward. FULL STORY

Portland Timbers crowned fitting champions of surreal MLS is Back Tournament

The MLS is Back Tournament concludes by crowning the Portland Timbers as champions, earning them a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League as well as $300,000 in prize money. FULL STORY

Alexander: How will spectator sports look after COVID-19?

COVID-19 has forced sporting events to redefine themselves and start brainstorming how fans will return to sports in the future. FULL STORY

Kraft Group: How COVID-19 has Changed Sports & Entertainment

Implications on sport industries caused by COVID-19 are analyzed and possibilities for the new normal are explored. FULL STORY