Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy sees pay cut $1 million as internal investigation reaches conclusion

After a weeks-long internal review of the Oklahoma State football program and coach Mike Gundy, the man who has been at the helm of it since 2005, athletic director Mike Holder and university president Burns Hargis are standing by their man. The two announced on Thursday that they are backing Read more

Lincoln Riley, Lon Kruger among Oklahoma employees taking pay cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic

USATSI Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley and basketball coach Lon Kruger are among Sooners athletic department employees who will take 10% pay cuts in anticipation of a decrease in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school announced Wednesday that all employees earning over $1 million during the 2020-21 fiscal Read more

Michigan coaches Jim Harbaugh, Juwan Howard among Wolverines taking 10% pay cuts amid coronavirus

USATSI The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused college athletic departments to take a microscope to their finances, and several high-profile programs have cut salaries, imposed furloughs or both. Michigan is the latest program to make financial adjustments based on a deficit projection. The Wolverines announced Monday that football coach Jim Read more

Adrian Peterson says NFL running back pay is ‘disrespectful,’ but thinks ‘a change is going to come’

If there’s one thing we have learned over the past few years, it’s that you should think twice before resetting the running back market. Devonta Freeman and Todd Gurley didn’t live up to their big extensions, and holdouts by Le’Veon Bell and Melvin Gordon’s did not bring forth the results they were Read more

Curtis Blaydes challenges UFC brass regarding fighter pay: ‘No excuses, the money is there’

Although heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes has chosen to fight on during the quarantine thanks to UFC’s persistence in becoming the first pro sports league to return amid the coronavirus pandemic, the current debate regarding fighter pay is very much on his mind.  Blaydes (13-2, 1 NC), who headlines Saturday’s UFC Read more