U.S. Sports Trying To Retain Fan Interest Amid Uncertainty

  • NBA holding smaller made-for-TV events
  • NFL moving forward with plans to hold annual draft this month
  • President Trump pushes for on-time start to NFL season

As uncertainty continues to surround the resumption of professional sports, some American leagues are turning to unorthodox solutions to keep fans, and potentially bettors, interested.

On Friday, the National Basketball Association (NBA) launched the NBA 2K Players Tournament, a made-for-TV event featuring 16 of the league’s top players squaring off in the league’s flagship video game.

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