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NFL football incentives

NFL incentive bonuses are split into two categories, likely to be earned (LTBE) and other. Likely to be earned is based on previous years and count immediately towards the cap, so if you have a 100K ...
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How much is the cost for a team to be registered in the CONCACAF Champions League?

Usually such prestigious continental tournaments don't require entrance payments, instead they require the proofs for financial stability of the entrants. From CONCACAF Champions League Regulations - ...
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Has a pro golfer ever worn a sports logo during a televised tournament?

In 2004, Ben Curtis was endorsed by Reebok to wear NFL apparel. His wearing of NFL apparel did not correlate with a "notable season" or "deep playoff run," but rather, the city he was playing in that ...
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Under a financial point of view which is better for a low-intermediate club, to go to the Champions or Europa League?

Champions League. According to this source entering CL group stage alone was worth $17.74 million (~16.8 million €) in 2022. The same source also lists the prize money for the Europa League. In order ...
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Do NBA players earn from their jersey sales?

The NBA licenses its jersey sales through NBA Properties, inc., the licensing and marketing branch of the NBA. This private company negotiates deals with the various sportswear companies (such as ...
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Do team owners earn or spend money for their clubs?

There are similar questions that has been brought up on other sites. Ultimately though, generally speaking after all annual revenue is collected and all expenses are paid, sports franchises do not ...
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In which professional sports league do players share the highest % of revenue?

For three of the four major US sports leagues the players share the following percentage of revenue: NFL: 58% NBA: 57% MLB: 53% Source found here.
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Why do countries start to build stadiums after getting elected to host FIFA World Cup?

From the viewpoint of FIFA, they are not interested in how much it would cost, since most of the money comes from the country that organizes it. They are interested primarily in the possible revenue ...
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How can Real Madrid poach players from its near-peers?

Basically you're making the mistake a lot of people make. Revenue is not their account balance The numbers show what they've made throughout the year, but having a positive revenue for years adds up ...
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How can Real Madrid poach players from its near-peers?

You have mentioned that Real Madrid has an annual revenue of €750M, but that is not the profit. Its their earnings. The club does have a lot of expenses right from salaries to the players and ...
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Are 10+ year contracts discouraged or prohibited in the NBA?

As always, you want the fantastic CBA FAQ, in this case, Question 53 "Is there a limit to the length of a contract?": The maximum years and raises depend on the type of contract, however ...
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At what point does a player earn his prize money and points for getting to a certain stage in a tournament?

Your question contained several questions so I'll break them down and answer them one at a time. Now if he pulls out before the match, I assume he doesn't get the money and the guy replacing him ...
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How were the Tampa Bay Lightning 18 million over the cap?

There are exemptions for injured players, where the team continues to pay the salary but it does not count to their cap. So, although Tampa Bay had a payroll over the cap, they did not actually exceed ...
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Is Jay-Z personally doing negotiations, contract details, etc., or he is delegating as a sport agent?

Is there any evidence that he is personally doing negotiations, contract details, etc., or is he delegating? Since Jay-Z is licensed to be an NBA and MLB agent. He may have done negotiations, contract ...
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Why so many differences from player to coaches costs transfer?

Some reasons could be Coaches have longer careers therefore waiting 2-3 years for them to become available is not a big deal. Whereas if a striker is 27, you don't want to wait till their contract ...
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F1: economic damage because of crashes?

Crashes are a part of the sport as they are often either caused by mechanical issue with the car or by driver errors, and there is no economic penalty/sanction mentioned anywhere in the official FIA ...
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In the NBA, why do teams spend all their money available?

Short answer - because they have to. Long Answer The NBA runs a soft cap, sort of like baseball. Meaning if this year's cap is 100 million teams can go over the cap within guidelines. There are ...
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NHL players making less than NHL minimum?

I'm not sure what that site defines a salary as, it looks like the salary is the amount a player is payed by a particular team within a season. This means a player can be paid under league minimum if ...
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How much does a dropped NFL player earn while with a team during the pre-season

For this year the answer is: $1,075.00 per week for first year players. $1,900.00 per week for veterans. Plus room and board for any player not living within the team's city. This is set by the ...
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(un)restricted free agency in NHL

The Qualifying Offer required to retain a RFA's rights is pretty low, a modest raise over last year's salary. To tank your season, that affects your bargaining power. Now your team thinks they can put ...
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Where does the NBA league revenue come from?

The 6 billion dollars of annual NBA league revenue refers to all of the teams combined revenue through ticket sales at home games, selling jersey's to fans, season tickets, sponsorships, television ...
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Why was D'Angelo Russell underpaid during this free agency?

D'Angelo Russell received maximum money allowed to him, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Therefore, he was not underpaid nor did he lose money as a result of possessing marijuana. Golden State and ...
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Who pays for the expenses of players called up during international breaks?

Short answer: FIFA doesn't cover travel or any logistic expenses of international friendly matches, because they are coordinated between corresponding associations. FIFA covers only travel costs for ...
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What happens when a baseball player is "DFA'ed" and then signs with another team?

A team that wants to hire a DFA'd player has to offer him at least the "minimum wage" for major league baseball (now a bit over $500,000). The team that originally DFA'd him will receive salary relief ...
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Why are there owners willing to pay so much for sports teams?

From Application of Income Approach for Valuation of Football Club by Ilia Solntsev mention teams are getting revenues through number of causes namely: Matchday, Broadcasting Revenues, Sponsorship,...
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Why do NFL (american football) right tackles make less than left tackles?

If defensive coaches put their best rushers on the left side then right tackles would be the highest paid - after a few years of reteaching and catching up. The best pass rushers with a few ...
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How does the NBA get paid by the networks for playoff games?

The NBA included rights to broadcast playoff games in the $24 billion extension signed with Disney/ESPN and TNT. This deal covers both regular season and playoff games: Under this arrangement, ...
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