There are also indications that at least one bidder is planning to be in Charlotte this week to take a NBA Cheap Jerseys China first-hand look at what is expected to be a $2.5 billion investment, give or take a few hundred million.
Richardson hasn’t been to any league meetings in years (other than a brief appearance at one in Charlotte), but the investigation into his alleged workplace harassment ensured he won’t be turning up in Orlando this week.
Steelers minority partner David Tepper, South Carolina financier Ben Navarro, Philadelphia e-commerce billionaire Michael Rubin and Canadian steel investor Alan Kestenbaum have been identified as being a part of the process thus far. A report last week suggested that Rubin is no longer in the mix, though the confidentiality agreements signed as part of the process will keep most of these things from becoming known.
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49ers cornerback Richard Sherman boasted after negotiating his own contract that no one else could have done a better job. And then the NFL Players Association did a better job.
Via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, a breakdown of the final Sherman contract reveals at least one way in which the NFLPA helped improve the terms of the contract after Sherman negotiated a final deal. Joel Corry of CBSSports.com explains that, in the official version of the contract, Sherman has until November to pass a physical and collect a $2 million roster bonus. As negotiated by Sherman, he had to pass a physical early in training camp to get the $2 million; if hadn’t, the $2 million would have been forfeited. As a result, Sherman’s chances of earning the $2 million have dramatically improved, necessarily making the deal as enhanced by the NFLPA better than the deal negotiated by Sherman himself.