Minor league season canceled: Atlanta Braves" affiliates won"t see field until 2021

The decision was expected but it’s now official. The Atlanta Braves’ minor league clubs won’t take the field this year as the Minor League Baseball (MiLB) season has been canceled. The announcement on Tuesday comes after Major League Baseba.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Birmingham Barons season officially canceled

The Birmingham Barons won't be playing at Regions Field this year. Minor League Baseball announced on Tuesday that the 2020 Minor League Baseball season would be canceled after Major League Baseball confirmed it would not provide Minor League te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2020

Sacramento River Cats 2020 season officially canceled

There's no joy in West Sacramento, for mighty Covid-19 has struck minor league baseball out. Minor League Baseball announced Tuesday that Major League Baseball won't supply its teams with players this year, leading to the cancellation of the 2020 s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Triad-based uniform provider lands MiLB contract

Burlington-based OT Sports will provide on-field home and road uniforms for Minor League Baseball starting with the 2019 season. The company has supplied Minor League Baseball teams with replica and special event jerseys since 1999, and started p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

SA Missions season cancelled as MLB deals minor leagues a blow

The San Antonio Missions will not play ball in 2020. Major League Baseball has informed Minor League Baseball that it will not provide players to affiliated teams this season. It’s the first time since the formation of the league in 1901.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

A dozen minor league baseball teams sue Nationwide over coronavirus losses

They're a part of a larger lawsuit brought by 15 minor-league teams against five insurance companies citing "catastrophic financial losses" as the virus shutdown brought the season to a halt......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 24th, 2020

Minnesota Twins could be back at Target Field within days as MLB, players reach deal

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have reached a deal to play a 60-game season starting in late July. Training campus, mostly held at teams' home stadiums, will start July 1. ESPN has a report on the deal and the efforts to launc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 24th, 2020

Covid-19 forcing Charlotte Knights to think outside the box as season remains on hold

The Charlotte Knights are scrambling to find new uses for the ballpark at a time when the seating bowl is off-limits and minor-league baseball has no games......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

LCS projects a profitable 2021 season, despite navigating covid-19 crisis

The transition of the League of Legends Championship Series to an online format during the pandemic has not been without bumps, but the esports league still figures to reach a milestone achievement next season......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 19th, 2020

Sports Biz: Atlanta United to resume season; SEC Media Days going virtual

Major League Soccer is officially back. MLS announced on June 10 that the season will resume on July 8 with a tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando. The tournament will be played without fan and includes a $1.1 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2020

MLS is back: Atlanta United to resume season in July

Major League Soccer is officially back. MLS announced on Wednesday that the season will resume on July 8 with a tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando. The tournament will be played without fan and includes a $1.1 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2020

Atlanta United, MLS teams inch closer to resuming 2020 season

Atlanta United is headed back on the pitch. Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Association have struck a new collective bargaining agreement, paving the way to resume the 2020 season, the league announced on Wednesday. MLS commissioner Don.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

Atlanta United provides update on season tickets

Atlanta United addressed the possibility of matches being canceled during a ‘town hall’ live event meeting with season-ticket holders on Monday night. United told season-ticket holders that if the team’s remaining 16 home matches this season ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2020

Sports Biz: Atlanta Braves affiliates on chopping block; Falcons draft six virtually

Here's some of the top sports business news in Atlanta......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2020

Triad minor league team faces uncertainty this season and beyond

Team officials determined to keep baseball at Burlington Athletic Stadium......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

MLS officials: Crew"s mid-May return "extremely unlikely"

Columbus Crew SC is unlikely to retake the field for several more weeks, as MLS officials have announced the soccer season probably won't resume by May 10 as they had hoped. League officials share the following statement on each team's website: T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 14th, 2020

"We"re going to play": From Oakland"s startup football team to minor-league baseball, COVID-19 forces second-tier sports to call indefinite timeout

Without rich TV contracts like major-league sports, niche, second-tier leagues and teams face a season of uncertainty......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Columbus Clippers, Minor League Baseball season delayed amid coronavirus outbreak

The start of the Columbus Clippers season, along with the rest of Minor League Baseball, is another casualty of the coronavirus. The league announced Thursday afternoon that it will delay the start of the 2020 season after consultation with medical.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2020

Braves legend Chipper Jones elected to International League Hall of Fame

Chipper Jones is headed to the Hall of Fame — again. The Atlanta Braves legend has been elected to the International Hall of Fame. The 1993 International League Rookie of the Year joins Chad Mottola and Johnny Neun in the 2020 Hall of Fame class. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2020

Amazon secures top Champions League rights for Germany has secured the rights to broadcast top European soccer Champions League matches for the 2021/22 season in Germany, the U.S. company said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2019

Octagon hired to sell media rights for Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball hired Octagon to help sell its media rights and hopes to have new deals in place as early as next season. Major League Baseball currently holds the league’s video rights, which it streams to, and TuneIn holds its audio r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2019