Posts Tagged Athlete compensation

NBA players union elects female executive director

This undated handout photo provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP shows Michele Roberts. Roberts was elected early Tuesday morning as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the Washington trial lawyer is eager to provide the leadership it needs after a few difficult years.  (AP Photo/Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

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Peterson says he’s got 5-year, $70 million deal

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson (21) runs drills during an NFL football training camp, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed.

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