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#41 Matt R.

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Posted 14 November 2019 - 12:49 PM

Funny you don’t see it in other sports, hey? Or do you. Obviously not a sports fan.

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#42 shoeflack

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Posted 14 November 2019 - 01:04 PM

Funny you don’t see it in other sports, hey? Or do you. Obviously not a sports fan.

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In North America it's not common outside of soccer, but it's extremely common in most sports in Europe and many other places globally.



#43 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 12 March 2020 - 07:53 AM

mls soccer season put on hold for 30 days.



#44 grantpalin

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Posted 12 March 2020 - 09:04 AM

NBA already suspended. NHL and MLB may be going that way this afternoon.



#45 Jackerbie

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Posted 16 March 2020 - 09:52 AM

Whitecaps defeated the Colorado Rapids over the weekend (in a game of Connect Four over Twitter)


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#46 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:44 AM

the mls tournament starts next week and runs for a month.

#47 SimonH

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 10:29 AM

the mls tournament starts next week and runs for a month.

Would you know who's doing the tv coverage. PPV ? TSN ?



#48 Jackerbie

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 02:15 PM

the mls tournament starts next week and runs for a month.


We'll see about that! Whitecaps' departure to Orlando has been postponed as nine players and one coach on the Dallas team have tested positive for Covid-19. The whole team had negative results before arriving in Florida. FC Dallas is the Caps' first round opponent.

#49 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:22 PM

most top tier professional sports players in North America earn over $1 million dollars per year.

Is it that much to ask them to isolate for 3 or 4 months of the reduced season? if any choose to opt out it’s no big deal.

#50 m3m

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:54 PM

most top tier professional sports players in North America earn over $1 million dollars per year.

Is it that much to ask them to isolate for 3 or 4 months of the reduced season? if any choose to opt out it’s no big deal.

 

The MLS doesn't pay very much. Most MLS footballers aren't making anywhere near $1 million/year.



#51 SimonH

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 04:08 PM

most top tier professional sports players in North America earn over $1 million dollars per year.

Is it that much to ask them to isolate for 3 or 4 months of the reduced season? if any choose to opt out it’s no big deal.

 

 

The MLS doesn't pay very much. Most MLS footballers aren't making anywhere near $1 million/year.

From 2019:

 

https://mlsplayers.o...es/salary-guide



#52 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 04 July 2020 - 01:55 AM

sorry I was speaking to players in all sports. not soccer specifically.

#53 Greg

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Posted 04 July 2020 - 08:14 AM

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Edited by Greg, 04 July 2020 - 08:26 AM.


#54 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 04 July 2020 - 08:19 AM

that must be team total salary though. NBA players are paid the most but there are few per team. NFL is the opposite.

oh maybe the dots are individual players.

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 04 July 2020 - 08:21 AM.


#55 Greg

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Posted 04 July 2020 - 08:25 AM

It's individual salaries. But in looking at it carefully, it is clear that they have mislabeled the leagues on the bottom. So not such a good example of visual display of quantitative information after all! I've deleted it. But the takeaway is that other than the MLS, most top-tier professional athletes in North American make millions per year. Soccer players move to Europe if they're good enough and want to make big money.



#56 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 04 July 2020 - 08:57 AM

nhl minimum salary is around $750k for example.

#57 m3m

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Posted 04 July 2020 - 11:29 AM

A lot of the quarantine bubbles also applies to the media, trainers, coaching staff, massage therapists, security, equipment managers.

 



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