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Huge performance bonuses commonplace for NCAA basketball coaches

newsday.com — Forty-five basketball coaches from public universities in the NCAA Tournament will collect a total of $1.38 million in bonuses just for earning a spot in the 68-team field. And that's only the beginning of the extra cash available to coaches this month.

Roger Clemens reaches settlement with his ex-trainer Brian McNamee

newsday.com — Former Yankees righthander Roger Clemens reached a financial settlement Wednesday with his former personal trainer Brian McNamee in the defamation lawsuit that began seven years ago. "This puts an end to the McNamee-Clemens saga," said Earl Ward, one of McNamee's attorneys.

Mets, Leigh Castergine settle sexual discrimination lawsuit

newsday.com — The Mets and former team executive Leigh Castergine informed a federal judge in writing Friday that they have settled her sexual discrimination lawsuit out of court. In a joint statement released by the Mets, they said the lawsuit "will result in the organization being more attentive to the important issues raised by women in sports."

NHL official: 'no indication' Islanders will play again at Coliseum

newsday.com — A top National Hockey League Thursday cast doubt on Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano's suggestion that construction of a practice facility and office space for the New York Islanders, along with improvements to the Nassau Coliseum, could lure the team back to Long Island.

NHL official: 'no indication' Islanders will play again at Coliseum

newsday.com — A top National Hockey League Thursday cast doubt on Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano's suggestion that construction of a practice facility and office space for the New York Islanders, along with improvements to the Nassau Coliseum, could lure the team back to Long Island.

Islanders, lease partner owe Nassau $3.6M, records show

newsday.com — The New York Islanders and the hockey team's lease partner, SMG, owe Nassau County more than $3.6 million in unpaid rent, utilities and revenue payments for the Nassau Coliseum. Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos is recommending "collection action and legal action" to get the debts paid. As recently as Dec.

Knicks' castoffs make Lebron James' return to Garden a delight

newsday.com — These days, LeBron James is feeling bullish about a lot of things, with good reason. He's healthy, playing top-notch basketball and his Cavaliers are the NBA's hottest team. Excited to play in his favorite arena for the second time in eight days, James made the most of the Sunday afternoon matinee against the Knicks.

Life after Derek Jeter: Yankees to open spring training without The Captain

newsday.com — A few weeks ago, Derek Jeter appeared in one of those quick-hit 10-second TMZ videos in which, you know, a celebrity is surprised on the street by a guy with a camera and a random question. That Jeter responded in his typically flawless, comfortable and innocuous way is not the least bit shocking.

Life after football: A Newsday special report and survey of former NFL players

newsday.com — Wesley Walker says he is in constant pain, can't sleep without medication and has suffered so much nerve damage and muscle loss that he needs help to remove the cap from a bottle of water. Walker, 59, was one of the NFL's most athletic players during his 13 years as a Jets wide receiver.

Life after football - Newsday

data.newsday.com — Football players face a difficult and harsh reality when their playing days stop. The violence of the game takes its toll on their bodies, and the abrupt end can lead to financial and emotional struggles for which they are not prepared.
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Mar 27, 2015

RT @Kieran_Lynch: Steve Masiello just called the #sjubb job "one of the best jobs in the country" on the Michael Kay show.

Mar 27, 2015

Richard Pitino's Minnesota contract runs through 2019 and has a $1.5 million buyout.

Mar 27, 2015

Danny Hurley's Rhode Island contract has a $250k buyout.

Mar 27, 2015

RT @BrodskyRobert: BREAKING: 5 months before @Nassau_Coliseum repairs to begin, lead developer sues firm it brought in for retail side nwsdy.li/1FSu87b

Mar 27, 2015

Bobby Hurley's existing Buffalo contract - not the new one - calls for a $500k buyout if he breaks. Not clear if new agreement changes that.

Mar 27, 2015

Bloomberg says Jets owner Woody Johnson set a Manhattan record by selling his co-op for $77.5 million. (Not a typo) bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Mar 27, 2015

RT @bradwolverton: MT @Ben_Fred: Donnie Tyndall's letter of termination, including details of emails he deleted. bit.ly/194wlOJ

Mar 27, 2015

RT @McCannSportsLaw: @jimbaumbach Yes, Aaron Hernandez is in these meetings with jurors. He is literally 2 feet from them, looking down on them as he is tall.

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