Salary Caps: An Overview

Cushman, C. Ames
March 2016
Points of View: Salary Cap;3/1/2016, p1
The article presents an overview of salary caps. The practice of salary caps for professional athletes is described. Vocabulary such as "Cost certainty," "Guaranteed player contract," and "Luxury tax" are defined. A history of salary caps is presented and issues including cap amounts, player salaries, and the treatment of bonuses or incentives are explored.


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