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Associated Press
June 01, 2020 - 8:29 am
Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and a commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season.
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell
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Dan Bernstein
May 30, 2020 - 6:45 pm
My first thought was that the NFL's statement Saturday was satire, but there was that blue checkmark indicating it was from the league's official Twitter account. Roger Goodell, steward and protector of owners, just owned himself harder than anyone else possibly could have in the wake of worldwide...
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Agent Scott Boras
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Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball’s attempt to cut salaries during negotiations with the players’ association, claiming team financial issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic have their origin in management debt financing.
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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, right
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Laurence Holmes Show
May 20, 2020 - 1:36 pm
The Rooney Rule was expanded when NFL owners voted to approve changes Tuesday. The expanded Rooney Rule now requires teams to interview at least two external minority candidates for head coaching positions and at least one external minority candidate for coordinator positions or lead executive...
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Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts
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Mully & Haugh Show
May 20, 2020 - 11:22 am
As Major League Baseball and the players' union negotiate a return-to-play plan and financial details of a shortened 2020 season, the ramifications of money lost won't stop with just this one year. It's going to affect players' market in free agency for years to come.
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