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Terrence Jones Responds to His Incentives and John Calipari Gets Angry

January 19, 2011 by


John Calipari – head coach of Kentucky – has made a living off of recruiting one-and-done players (think Derrick Rose, Tyreke Evans, John Wall, and DeMarcus Cousins).  The latest in this group is Terrence Jones.  Draft Express currently has Jones as the #7 pick in their 2011 mock draft (a pick they project will be […]

Playoffs are really not about the money for the players

January 19, 2011 by


  Darren Rovell – of CNBC — examined how much an NFL player gets paid for winning the Super Bowl.  As I have noted before, professional athletes are paid for the regular season.  For the playoffs, the players are paid according to the playoff bonus pool.  And as Rovell notes below (where I re-posted his […]