NHL finalizes 24-team playoff format for return-to-play plan

The NHL announced Thurday that every playoff series will be a best-of-seven format after the initial qualifying round and teams will be reseeded throughout if the league is able to return with its 24-team plan later this summer. CBC | Sports News

MLB rejects 114-game plan from union, no counteroffer in the works

Major League Baseball rejected the players’ offer for a 114-game regular season in the pandemic-delayed season with no additional salary cuts and told the union it did not plan to make a counterproposal, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. CBC | Sports News