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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

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

Top 10 Highest Paid Football Players In The World: Messi Tops

Football (soccer in th.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 22nd, 2018

Here"s how much money World Cup 2018 players make

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar… you may know the names of soccer’s biggest stars, but do you know how much they’re getting paid to play in the 2018 World Cup?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2018

These are the 8 highest-paid soccer players in the world

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world. Over one billion people watched the last World Cup in 2014, and that year, FIFA reported raking in over $5.7 billion in revenue......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

Rafael Nadal is one of the highest-paid tennis players of all time — here"s how he spends his millions

Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Rafael Nadal, King of Clay, won the 2018 French Open, earning $2.6 million. With more than $100 million in career winn.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2018

The 25 highest-paid players in the NHL

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The NHL is still in a bit .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 8th, 2018

Dallas Cowboys coach says he won"t draft offensive linemen if they don"t know the clever way to get ketchup out of a bottle

Michael Ainsworth/AP Dallas Cowboys offensive line coach Paul Alexander wrote in his 2011 book that he paid attention to how players try to get ketchup out of a bottle. Alexander wrote that if they couldn't hit the "57" on a Heinz ketchup bottle &md.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 20th, 2018

"Fortnite" is free to play, but here"s why you should drop $10 for the premium item that makes the game so much better

"Fortnite" is a free game — stop wondering. There's a paid version of it, and you can buy stuff in it, but it costs nothing to jump into the game's wildly popular "Battle Royale" mode that pits 100 players against each other in a fight to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018