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Why WNBA Players Are Over (Not Under) Paid

Authored by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, It is a credit to the economics profession that the labor theory of value has largely fallen out of style. There is, however, one se.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2018

Who are the highest-paid coaches in the NCAA March Madness tournament?

March Madness is taking the country by storm, with 68 teams vying to be the best college basketball team in the nation. The tourney is usually focused on the players, but the coaches are also pretty important to the success of a team......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 22nd, 2019

Baseball star Mike Trout signed a $426.5 million contract — why he’s worth $630 million

Based on his value, he’s worth as much as the next two highest-paid players combined......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2019

The 34 highest-paid players in baseball

Dustin Bradford/Getty Images 34 MLB players will make $20 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 2nd, 2019

Nike Should Stop Sponsoring Colleges Until Student-Athletes Can Get Paid

Players like Zion Williamson shouldn't be risking their b.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 28th, 2019

Nike to release self-lacing basketball shoe during NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte

Last summer, Nike executives invited several WNBA and NBA players, including Celtics star Jayson Tatum, to the company's suburban Portland, Oregon, campus. They asked the players to test a prototype of the company's first self-lacing basketball shoe. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

Nike unveils self-lacing basketball shoe

Last summer, Nike executives invited several WNBA and NBA players, including Celtics star Jayson Tatum, to the company's suburban Portland campus. They asked the players to test a prototype of the company's first self-lacing basketball shoe. They expec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

The "Fortnite" Dance Move That Spawned a Lawsuit

The suit targets one of the videogame’s most popular aspects: the celebratory dances players buy for a few bucks. Artists including Chance the Rapper say originators should be paid for moves they created and popularized......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 16th, 2018

Nike unveils sneaker lineup for NBA opening week

NBA uniforms will have one major aesthetic change this year — players will be able to wear sneakers of any color. Previously, the NBA and WNBA limited players to sneakers in official team colors. Nike, the NBA and WNBA uniform sponsor, marked the o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2018

THE LIST: Who are the highest-paid Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Hornets players?

The most recent Charlotte Business Journal takes a look at the region’s highest-paid athletes. Included are professional athletes from teams based in the Charlotte area — the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

These are the highest-paid Texans football players

The Houston Texans may have lost their first game of the 2018 season against the New England Patriots, but the team is looking to improve its 2017 4-12 record with a roster of high-paid players.  For the 2018 season, the Texans are spending a total.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2018

The NFL"s highest-paid players for the 2018 season

Grant Halverson/Getty Images Because of the way NFL contracts are structured, there is no easy way t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2018

The 30 highest-paid tennis players of all time, ranked

Serena Williams is the highest-paid female tennis player with career winnings over $86......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 30th, 2018

Here are the Bay Area’s highest-paid CEOs in finance

The Bay Area’s tech sector may capture the glamour, but the more established finance players that can afford to pay big bucks to their CEOs. Visa (NYSE: V), for instance, is doing well as it rides the growth of ecommerce, with customers often paying .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2018

24 surprising athletes who have made an insane amount of money

While the best players do get paid in sports, there are always a few surprising names that rank highest in career earnings......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2018

The 25 highest-paid players in the English Premier League for the 2017-18 season

Mark Thompson/Getty Images The Premier League is awash in money. The league signed a massive new television deal a few years ago, far and away the richest in Europe. Throw in a club like Manchester City, with an ownership group with such deep pocke.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

The 20 highest paid players in the 2017-18 English Premier League

Mark Thompson/Getty Images The Premier League is awash in money. The league signed a massive new tele.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

Most Underpaid Athletes in Every Major Sport

In the four major U.S. sports leagues — the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB — players are well compensated. The minimum annual salary in each league is nearly $500,000, and star players are paid........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 23rd, 2018

Most Overpaid Athletes in Every Major Sport

In the four major U.S. sports leagues — the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB — players are well compensated. The minimum annual salary in each league is nearly $500,000, and star players are paid........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 23rd, 2018

LeBron James" new Lakers contract will make him the highest-paid NBA player ever, but a bunch of active players are not far behind

Jason Miller/Getty LeBron James is the latest NBA legend to join the Los Angeles Lakers and his new contract will take him past some other Lakers legends when it comes to the hig.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

How the world"s highest-paid soccer players makes and spends his millions

Among the 736 players in the 2018 World Cup and the hundreds of millions of soccer players worldwide, Lionel Messi is the highest-paid person competing in the sport......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 22nd, 2018