Trump wants NFL season to start on time: ESPN

by Adam Ford · Apr 4th, 2020 3:34 pm

In a Saturday afternoon conference call with 12 major sports bosses, President Trump said he thinks the NFL season should start on time in September, and hopes to have fans back in stadiums and arenas by August or September, ESPN reports, citing sources familiar with the call.

The call included NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB's Rob Manfred, the NBA's Adam Silver, the NHL's Gary Bettman, auto racing's Roger Penske, Jay Monahan of the PGA tour, WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert, MLS commissioner Don Garber, UFC President Dana White, and the WWE's Vince McMahon.

According to ESPN:

NBA commissioner Adam Silver told those on the call that the leagues were the first to shut down and that they would love to lead the way in starting the economy once there was an "all clear" from public health officials.


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