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#331: The Business of Women's Sports with Emily Caron, an NBA Rookie Extension Recap, & Financially Analyzing the 2021 NHL Season
October 20, 2021

Sportico Sports Business reporter Emily Caron breaks down a strong 25th WNBA season, an expansion for Athlete's Unlimited, the strength & timeline for NBA "academies", and yet more NCAA Football coaching buyouts. Plus, assessing the 2018 NBA draft picks who did, & didn't, get a rookie extension. And, top offseason spenders, current salaries, team payrolls, and financial valuations for the 2021-22 NHL season.


Headlines – The Athletic

New Transactions

Oct 23

Stephen Weatherly, DE

Traded to Denver (DEN) from Minnesota (MIN) with 2023 7th round pick for 2022 7th round pick

Oct 23

Rob Havenstein, RT

Converted $3.84M of 2021 salary into bonus. clearing $3.072M of cap space with Los Angeles (LAR)

Oct 22

Tim Patrick, WR

Fined $15,450 Block in the back against Las Vegas (LV)

Oct 22

Connor Williams, G

Fined $16,394 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against New England (NE)

Oct 22

T.J. Watt, OLB

Fined $10,815 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Seattle (SEA)

Oct 22

Kylin Hill, RB

Fined $3,776 Unsportsmanlike Conduct against Chicago (CHI)

Oct 22

K.J. Hill, WR

Signed to the practice squad by Los Angeles (LAC)

Oct 22

Coy Cronk, T

Signed to the practice squad by Jacksonville (JAC)

Oct 22

P.J. Hall, DT

Suspended 1 game for Conduct detrimental to the league


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