Athlete compensation

March 29, 2017 - 2:39 am
While the impending start of the world championships created urgency for USA Hockey and the women's national team to hammer out a deal, the agreement had everything to do with tournaments over the next four years and beyond. The sides finalized an agreement Tuesday night that avoided what would've...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2014, file photo, Meghan Duggan of the United States looks up during a face off during the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game against Sweden at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia. USA Hockey has reached a wage agreement with women's national team players to avoid a boycott of the world championships. USA Hockey announced the agreement Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 28, 2017 - 11:22 pm
USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye for the sport. Players and USA Hockey finalized the deal Tuesday night and announced it in a joint statement just three days...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2014, file photo, Meghan Duggan of the United States looks up during a face off during the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game against Sweden at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia. USA Hockey has reached a wage agreement with women's national team players to avoid a boycott of the world championships. USA Hockey announced the agreement Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 28, 2017 - 10:13 pm
USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye for the sport. Players and USA Hockey finalized the deal Tuesday night and announced it in a joint statement just three days...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2014, file photo, Meghan Duggan of the United States looks up during a face off during the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's semifinal ice hockey game against Sweden at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia. USA Hockey has reached a wage agreement with women's national team players to avoid a boycott of the world championships. USA Hockey announced the agreement Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 28, 2017 - 9:47 pm
USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye for the sport. Players and USA Hockey finalized the deal Tuesday night and announced it in a joint statement just three days...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, file photo, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh smiles during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Miami and Duke in Coral Gables, Fla. Bosh never wanted to take games off as a player, and would give anything to be playing right now. So he has a very simple perspective on the NBA's rest-or-play debate. "If you can play," Bosh said, "go out there and play." (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)
March 21, 2017 - 2:14 am
MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh never wanted to take games off as a player and would give anything to be playing right now. So he has a very simple perspective on the NBA's rest-or-play debate . "If you can play," Bosh said, "go out there and play." Having the game taken away from him for what will amount...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, United States' Hilary Knight passes the puck against Canada during the first period of the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. After players threatened Wednesday, March 15, 2017, to boycott the upcoming world hockey championships over a wage dispute, USA Hockey said it will “field a competitive team” for the International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Hockey Championship that begins March 31 in in Plymouth, Mich. “We’re unanimously united as a player pool,” Knight said. “Good luck getting a suitable No. 1 competition to represent our country on a world stage. I kind of dare them. It’s tough.” (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 20, 2017 - 8:22 pm
USA Hockey and the women's national team say their marathon meeting Monday was productive and they hope to have an agreement this week that will end their ongoing wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the upcoming world championships. The sides met for more than 10 hours Monday in Philadelphia and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo, WNHL player Hilary Knight answers questions during an interview in New York. The U.S. women's hockey team is threatening to boycott the world championships because of a wage dispute. The team announced Wednesday that they will not participate in the International Ice Hockey Federation tournament that begins March 31, 2017, in Plymouth, Michigan. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
March 16, 2017 - 10:37 am
USA Hockey might have trouble putting a decent team on home ice for the Women's World Championships. Hilary Knight read a text message from a former U.S. women's hockey player praising the team for not playing in the world championships over a wage dispute. She's wondering who will play if they don...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo, WNHL player Hilary Knight answers questions during an interview in New York. The U.S. women's hockey team is threatening to boycott the world championships because of a wage dispute. The team announced Wednesday that they will not participate in the International Ice Hockey Federation tournament that begins March 31, 2017, in Plymouth, Michigan. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
March 16, 2017 - 3:46 am
As Hilary Knight read a text message from a former U.S. women's hockey player praising the team for sacrificing playing in the world championships over a wage dispute, she started to wonder who will play if they don't make progress in talks with USA Hockey. "We're unanimously united as a player...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Houston Texans' Brock Osweiler (17) prepares for an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Houston. The Texans traded Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/George Bridges, File)
March 09, 2017 - 4:58 pm
The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 4:55 p.m. The Buffalo Bills began addressing their needs at safety by signing free agents Micah Hyde and Jordan Poyer. Hyde is the key addition and agreed to sign a five-year deal worth about $30 million, with about $14 million in guarantees, a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall walks off the field after the team's NFL football game against the New England Patriots in East Rutherford, N.J. A person with direct knowledge of the team's decision says the Jets are releasing Marshall, clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap. Marshall is the latest big-name player to be cut by the Jets, who have also parted ways with Darrelle Revis, Nick Mangold, Nick Folk and Breno Giacomini this offseason. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 03, 2017 - 1:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Marshall is on the move again — and the New York Jets' roster purge of big-name players with big salaries continues. The Jets are releasing the well-traveled wide receiver and clearing $7.5 million on the salary cap, a person with direct knowledge of the team's decision told...
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