Posts Tagged Athlete compensation

Diamondbacks in rebuilding mode after tough season

Arizona Diamondbacks' Mark Trumbo connects for a three-run home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks boosted their payroll to unprecedented levels, hoping the influx would break them out of a two-year funk.

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Kaka 1st to top $7 million in MLS earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaka is Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player.

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Kaka 1st to top $7 million in MLS earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaka is Major League Soccer’s highest-paid player.

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Old, overpaid Phillies look ahead to offseason

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/H. Rumph Jr)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A franchise-record payroll didn’t help the Philadelphia Phillies win many games.

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Judge recuses himself from NFL collusion lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minneapolis who had been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades recused himself Friday from ruling on a dispute between NFL owners and the players’ union over an alleged secret salary cap.

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