file photo from newengleandpatriots.com: Tom Brady addresses the press in this file photo, Brady spoke to the press via telephone at his press introductory to the Tampa Bay media on Friday Mar 27th.
Morris Phillips on Headline Sports podcast:
#1 Morris how improved are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with their acquisition of Tom Brady and at 42 years old did he make the right choice to go to Tampa Bay.
#2 The Chinese Basketball Association’s Stephon Marbury who coaches the Royal Fighters says he wants to send 10 million N95 face masks to New York City as the break out there is stratospheric Marbury who played 13 seasons in the NBA and five with the New York Knicks is trying to buy the masks at $2.75 each negotiations with the manufacturer in China has been stiff.
#3 Agent Scott Boras says the MLB draft is sending the wrong message by shortening the draft and limiting the financial pool for amateur players. Baseball takes the position that the terms of the agreement are in place and the Commissioner Rob Manfred can reduce the draft from 40 rounds to five. Manfred is also considering cutting the amount of drafts to 20 in 2021
#4 The estimated start of the MLB season could be realistically in June. Flu season should be well over with by then and shelter in place could be done by mid May. On the other hand some medical experts say with a vaccine not available Coronvirus could revive again halting the season again.
#5 While the Utah Jazz Rudy Cobert and Donavon Mitchell and the Utah Jazz and front office have been cleared of Coronvirus the New York Knicks owner James Dolan is self isolating after being diagnosed for the disease. Dolan is the first pro sports owner to come up positive for Covid-19.
Morris Phillips does Headline Sports each Monday at http://www.sportsradioservice.com