Athlete compensation

File-This Aug. 14, 2017, file photo shows NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talking with Arizona Cardinals football team season ticket holders at University of Phoenix Stadium, in Glendale, Ariz. A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press the NFL is working on a five-year contract extension for Goodell. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, because the deal is not complete. The extension would run through the 2024 season. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 21, 2017 - 5:29 pm
Commissioner Roger Goodell is on track to maintain his prominent place at the table for the next round of collective bargaining between NFL owners and players, a process that's sure to be contentious. The league is working on a five-year contract extension for Goodell, a person with knowledge of...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Eric Decker catches a pass during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. When the Titans play the New York Jets Saturday in a preseason game, Decker not only gets to play the team that let him go only weeks ago, he'll be starting for the Titans showing just how healthy he is. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
August 10, 2017 - 4:07 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wide receiver Eric Decker insists he has no desire to go out Saturday night and remind the New York Jets what they're missing after letting him go in June as part of the team's salary cap purge. Oh sure, he'll say hello to a few old buddies, maybe even a coach or two. But...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Eric Decker catches a pass during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. When the Titans play the New York Jets Saturday in a preseason game, Decker not only gets to play the team that let him go only weeks ago, he'll be starting for the Titans showing just how healthy he is. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
August 10, 2017 - 4:06 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wide receiver Eric Decker insists he has no desire to go out Saturday night and remind the New York Jets what they're missing after letting him go in June as part of the team's salary cap purge. Oh sure, he'll say hello to a few old buddies, maybe even a coach or two. But...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, New York Mets' Jay Bruce watches his solo home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chris Rusin during a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have agreed to acquire outfielder Bruce from the Mets. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Aug. 9, because the trade had not been announced. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
August 09, 2017 - 11:58 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jay Bruce has been on Cleveland's radar for some time. On Wednesday, the Indians finally landed the veteran outfielder. Hours after putting All-Star Michael Brantley on the disabled list with an ankle injury, the Indians acquired Bruce from the New York Mets for minor league...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, New York Mets' Jay Bruce watches his solo home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chris Rusin during a baseball game in Denver. A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have agreed to acquire outfielder Bruce from the Mets. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Aug. 9, because the trade had not been announced. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
August 09, 2017 - 11:33 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jay Bruce has been on Cleveland's radar for some time. On Wednesday, the Indians finally landed the veteran outfielder. Hours after putting All-Star Michael Brantley on the disabled list with an ankle injury, the Indians acquired Bruce from the New York Mets for minor league...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. American goalkeeper Hope Solo is looking to resume playing and says she had had offers to play overseas. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated following the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last year, after she called Sweden's team "cowards" for their defensive style of play against the Americans. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)
August 07, 2017 - 6:40 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — American goalkeeper Hope Solo is looking to resume playing and says she has had offers to play overseas. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated last year following the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after she called Sweden's team "cowards"...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2012, file photo, flags of the United States and Japan are carried during the opening ceremony at a season-opening baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years. The collective bargaining agreement reached in November was finalized and sent to the clubs Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
July 28, 2017 - 11:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years. The collective bargaining agreement reached in November was finalized and sent to the clubs Friday, and it contains a schedule for international...
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Cleveland Cavaliers chairman Dan Gilbert answers questions about Cavalier's Kyrie Irving's demand to be traded during an NBA basketball news conference at the team's training facility in Independence, Ohio, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
July 26, 2017 - 7:19 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert spent more than 30 minutes presenting a positive portrait of his franchise. The reality is that the Cavs are troubled. In his first public comments since Kyrie Irving asked to be traded, Gilbert would not confirm whether he'll honor the All-Star...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2017, file photo, Washington Wizards guard John Wall celebrates as he stands on the scorer's table after Game 6 against the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Washington. A person familiar with the deal says that Wall has agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension with the Wizards that will start with the 2019 season. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday night. The people confirmed the terms of the...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2017, file photo, Washington Wizards guard John Wall celebrates as he stands on the scorer's table after Game 6 against the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Washington. A person familiar with the deal says that Wall has agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension with the Wizards that will start with the 2019 season. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 21, 2017 - 11:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday night. The people confirmed the terms of the...
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