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20 Challenges Facing Pro Sports Leagues As They Attempt To Return

Darren - May 21, 2020
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20 Challenges Facing Pro Sports Leagues As They Attempt To Return

Darren - May 21, 2020
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1. The MLB Feud

MLB players and owners have one of the tensest relationships in sports. Baseball stars are the only athletes in America’s top sports leagues without a wage cap. The new season should have started four months ago. However, the current health crisis obviously disrupted that. But players and coaches are feuding over a 50-50 wage split.

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Players believe that they should get their full wages because they are the ones risking their health on the field. However, owners say they are being selfish. Many baseball franchises have furloughed non-playing staff members so there is that moral argument. In short, it doesn’t look like it’s going to be resolved any time soon.

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