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MLB commissioner says ongoing issues surrounding Covid-19 creating uncertainty

Three-year run in top sales spot for Yankees' Judge is stopped

Targeted funding to be joined by series of planned initiatives

Latter three rounds of playoffs to be concentrated at ballparks in Texas, California

Developing plan designed to stem against potential virus outbreaks

St. Louis Cardinals join Miami Marlins with team-level outbreaks of virus

Last-minute deal creates reworked playoff format

Union accelerates historic practice of heightened saving at tail end of labor cycle

Virus-adjusted campaign set to start in late July in teams' home markets

SportBusiness' US editor Eric Fisher looks at when the US major leagues expect to get back to normality in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

After two historically slow offseasons for MLB player movement that heightened tensions between the league and MLB Players Association, this fall and winter are expected to see more activity.

Owners, players fail to reach negotiated agreement

Salary dispute rocked by growing Covid-19 fears

Players, owners remain sharply divided on number of games

Manfred, Clark have first face-to-face meeting in three months

The likelihood of a 2020 Major League Baseball season being played at all has gone down dramatically after league commissioner Rob Manfred said he is “not confident” of that happening amid fractious lab…

One of league's key cable TV partners set to remain in place

League likely to impose length of amended regular season as labor situation grows grim

Commissioner planning counterproposal to the union on restart provisions

Players come down from prior 114-game proposal

Latest league offer ups number of regular season game, but does not offer full prorated salaries

Union decries ownership push to impose 50-game regular season

Management does not intend to make a counterproposal, will now press toward unilaterally setting shorter 2020 regular season

Latest management salvo calls for 2020 regular season of just 50 games

Union proposes 114-game regular season with original 2020 contracts honored on prorated basis

Prominent pitcher and MLBPA executive subcommittee member says there is "no justification" for further player pay cuts

Latest proposal from team owners is not well received by the union

MLB commissioner details vision for resuming play in CNN town hall interview

Pandemic has already prevented qualifiers for 2021 event from being played

Plan includes even split of revenue that is likely to create flashpoint

Large-scale reduction of annual event follows pandemic-related agreement with union struck in March

Current league rights holders ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, MLB Network each involved

New gaming competition follows quickly developing movement across the sports industry

Latest idea involves staging games for all 30 clubs without fans in the Phoenix area

League, union reach agreement on key issues for this year including player salaries, service time accrual