Happy Wednesday, cool cats and kittens. Let’s break down some of the news that hit yesterday:
Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 are done, as France has banned all sporting events until September 1st due to the coronavirus pandemic. What is unclear is whether there will be promotion/relegation or if a champion will be crowned.
It’s Jersey Week at SB Nation, and we discuss the worst jerseys in United States men’s and women’s national team history. If discussing the worst in our national teams’ history isn’t enough for you, follow me on Twitter as we do a fan vote for the Best U.S. Jersey of All Time. I’ll give you a hint as to which one it should be, but if you know me, you already know.
UEFA wants all leagues to have plans to restart their leagues in place by May 25th, but one FIFA doctor wants leagues to forget about restarting this season and focus on preparing for a September 1st start of the next season.
Roy Lassiter (15), Eddie Pope (23), Bill Hamid (28), Bobby Boswell (32), and Oneil Fisher (91) are on the list for D.C. United.
Mike Tyson wanted to purchase the naming rights for the Camp Nou from Barcelona for his cannabis company. However, sounds like Barcelona hasn’t received an offer from the company yet, so the Camp Nou remains on the side of the stadium.
Finally, some excellent news for an iconic D.C. restaurant, as Ben’s Chili Bowl looks like it has received the funding it needs to remain open:
Story Update: Ben's Chili Bowl was just notified it will be receiving a PPP loan. https://t.co/wyBnnzKCFm— Eliza Berkon (@eberkon) April 28, 2020
Enjoy the day, everyone!