Kansas basketball coach Bill Self, football coach Les Miles taking pay cuts amid COVID-19 crisis

Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and football coach Les Miles joined the flood of major college coaches taking pay cuts amid the COVID-19 crisis on Monday when Kansas announced its top two coaches and Athletic Director Jeff Long will take 10% salary reduction for the next six months. The top Read more

USOPC could see pay cuts up to 20 percent, preparing for devastation of totally canceled Olympics

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to prepare for pay cuts up to 20 percent, according to a letter from CEO Sarah Hirshland that the Associated Press obtained Tuesday. The cuts, which range from 10 to 20 percent, have been described as “necessary to balance Read more

Tokyo Olympic organizers upset after IOC claims Japan will pay cost of postponed games

Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee have not yet agreed on who will foot the bill for the postponed 2020 Olympics and on Tuesday the stalemate escalated. An argument broke out over who would pay for the games when Tokyo spokesman Masa Takaya announced that the Olympic organizing Read more

MLBPA chief Tony Clark shoots down idea of players taking additional pay cuts: ‘That negotiation is over’

With Major League Baseball continuing to search for a way to play the 2020 season around the spread of the novel coronavirus, one recent point of discussion has been player compensation. That conversation was spurred last week by an unlikely source: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who recalled a phone Read more

Jim Boeheim, Dino Babers among Syracuse leaders taking voluntary pay cuts during coronavirus pandemic

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim and football coach Dino Babers are the latest high-profile college coaches to accept pay reductions as universities grapple with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The university announced Monday that the coaches are among several university officials taking a 10 percent pay cut as Syracuse Read more