Posts Tagged Athlete compensation

Dolphins give transition tag to tight end Charles Clay

MIAMI (AP) — Tight end Charles Clay was given a transition tag Monday by the Miami Dolphins, ensuring he’ll make at least $7 million in 2015.

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NFL salary cap increases $10 million to top $143 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.

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MLS Commissioner Garber: Hopeful season will start on time

BOSTON (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says he is still hopeful the season will start on time, even as the professional soccer league and its players head into the last week of their offseason without a collective bargaining agreement.

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NHL fines Sharks’ Couture $5,000 for tripping from behind

From left, San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture, Antti Niemi, and Brenden Dillon (4) defend on a shot by Detroit Red Wings' Darren Helm (43) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

NEW YORK (AP) — Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks was fined $5,000 by the NHL on Friday for tripping Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith.

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Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

In this Dec. 1, 2013, fikle photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

In NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question.

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