Wages and salaries

A man jogs past Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The Spanish soccer league aims to restart in June without spectators. It's new compulsory protocols say all players, coaches and club employees must be tested for COVID-19 coronavirus before training resumes, then regularly after that. All clubs' training facilities must be properly prepared and disinfected before players can start practicing individually. (AP Photo/Paul White)
May 13, 2020 - 2:02 pm
MADRID (AP) — Players from Spanish soccer club Elche did not return to practice on Wednesday as a protest against reduced salaries. The players for the second-division club were supposed to practice at the team’s stadium but decided to keep training at home to show their discontentment with the...
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May 01, 2020 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Claim of unequal pay by US women's players dismissed by judge; claim of unequal travel, medical staff can go to trial.
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FILE - In this March 13, 2020, file photo, Paraguay's U20 women's soccer team members arrive at the airport in Luque, near Asuncion, Paraguay, after the tournament being played in San Luis, Argentina was suspended. The global players' association released its report on the state of women's soccer, after warning that the coronavirus outbreak could have a disastrous impact following the gains of last summer's Women's World Cup. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)
April 30, 2020 - 10:23 am
A report on the state of global women’s soccer lauded the growth of the game while calling for greater support for players, including better wages and industry labor standards. Based on surveys of players worldwide, the report released Wednesday by the international players union FIFPro showed club...
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In this still image from video provided by the NFL, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during the NFL football draft, Saturday, April 25, 2020. (NFL via AP)
April 29, 2020 - 3:47 pm
Commissioner Roger Goodell has reduced his salary to $0 and other NFL employees will be taking pay cuts or furloughs due to the coronavirus pandemic. Goodell, who makes upward of $30 million a year from salaries and bonuses, voluntarily had his salary reduced this month, a person familiar with the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White (27) intercepts a pass intended for Pittsburgh Steelers' Diontae Johnson (18) during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. A person with knowledge of the Bills’ decision tells The Associated Press the team has picked up the fifth-year option on cornerback Tre’Davious White's contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the decision. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
April 23, 2020 - 12:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have picked up the fifth-year option on cornerback Tre’Davious White’s contract, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team has not announced the decision...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, former Edmonton Oilers great Wayne Gretzky speaks to media about the upcoming NHL Centennial Greatest Team celebration hockey game and being voted the greatest team of all time in Toronto. Possibly losing as many as 13 games with the NHL on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic could leave Alex Ovechkin two short of another 50-goal season and threaten his ability to break Gretzky’s all-time record. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 19, 2020 - 4:02 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Soccer has resumed in Turkmenistan with spectators as the Central Asian nation lifted a suspension of its national league. Around 500 people attended Sunday’s game between Altyn Asyr and Kopetdag in a 20,000-...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, fans hold up a sign for equal pay during the second half of an international friendly soccer match between the United States and Portugal in Philadelphia. The United States won 4-0. Last summer's Women's World Cup in France, as well as this summer's Olympics in Tokyo, and the rising emphasis on gender equity has put the spotlight on women's sports. But the coronavirus pandemic threatens to derail those gains globally. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 16, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Linked to the rising call for gender equity worldwide, women’s sports were enjoying unprecedented attention and support before the coronavirus pandemic. The World Cup in France put a spotlight on women’s soccer, culminating with the United States lifting the trophy to chants of “Equal Pay!” -- a...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 27, 2012 file photo, British businessman Alan Sugar attends at the British Academy Television Awards in London. Former Tottenham chairman Alan Sugar says the Premier League is facing a “lot of problems” due to the coronavirus pandemic as they struggle to pay bills with the competition indefinitely suspended. Sugar tells on Friday, April 10, 2020 The Associated Press that “I fear for some clubs.” (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 10, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Three decades after helping to establish what became the world’s richest soccer competition, Alan Sugar assesses the financial landscape with growing concern. “There’s a lot of problems ahead for the Premier League,” the former Tottenham chairman told The Associated Press. “There’s no question of...
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Workers pack up in pit lane after the cancellation of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Friday, March 13, 2020. The first F1 Grand Prix of the season was canceled two hours before the first official practice was set to start Friday after organizers relented to pressure to call it off amid the spreading coronavirus. (Michael Dodge/AAP Image via AP)
April 08, 2020 - 10:21 am
LONDON (AP) — With nearly half of the season already altered by the coronavirus pandemic, Formula One said Wednesday it will furlough half of its staff until the end of May and senior executives will take pay cuts. F1 called off last month's Australian Grand Prix and has postponed seven more races...
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The UEFA logo displayed to the entrance of the UEFA Headquarters, in Nyon, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The UEFA meet on 17 March 2020 to discuss the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the UEFA EURO 2020 and the European Cup competitions. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
April 07, 2020 - 11:23 am
UEFA is exploring changes to Financial Fair Play rules as clubs grapple with the sudden loss in revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halting competitions across Europe. The cost-control regulations were introduced a decade ago as a response to the global financial crisis caused by...
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