NFL players will collectively receive around $50 million, and the 2016 salary cap will increase by around $1.5 million, after an arbitrator ruled that the league misclassified up to $120 million in revenue, according to the Wall Street Journal.
On Tuesday, in response to a question at a press conference after a Board of Governors meeting, NBA commissioner Adam Silver asserted that a “significant” number of NBA teams were losing money. This mirrored what Silver said at the beginning of the season, which the league repeated two months ago.
The NBA announced that the salary cap and tax levels will take a huge jump for the 2015-16 season, increasing by 11% and 10.3% respectively. Here is the full memo:
When NBA owners locked out the players four years ago, it didn’t come as a surprise. For months before the league shut down in July 2011, both sides engaged in all sorts of public posturing meant to increase their negotiating leverage and convince the public of their righteousness. Some of it worked.
The Browns announced Saturday that they had suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon for violating team rules, and placed him on the reserve/suspended list. According to Michael Silver, as well as numerous other reporters, Gordon (and Johnny Manziel, who is on injured reserve) missed a walk-through for the 7-8 Browns…