Major League Baseball kicked off its season last week with Opening Day on Thursday. Some of our favorite media outlets have covered what could be in store for each team this season, including ESPN with its season preview power rankings and MLB.com with its bold predictions for each team. For more coverage, the Ringer’s Michael Baumann takes a look at the most exciting players across the league on the “MLB.tv team” and for a series of hot takes, Matt Snyder from CBS Sports draws some very early conclusions about the upcoming season after the Opening Day games. MLB.com also gives fans a guide to how COVID will factor into the 2021 season and the protocols the league has put in place to ensure players’ and fans’ safety.
The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the NCAA vs. Alston case last week and their ultimate ruling could have major implications for collegiate athletics and beyond. Legal Analyst Michael McCann examines some major questions regarding the case in Sportico and NPR’s Nina Totenberg summarized some of the highlights from the first day, including what each justice had to say.
With the Master’s PGA Championship just around the corner, check out how SportLine's prediction model has been spot-on forecasting many of the top finishers since the return of the PGA tour in June. Golf Digest also breaks down the PGA's hottest hands and the latest improvement to their game as well as concerns for the future.