When Zion Williamson backed out of the agreement with Prime Sports in May to signing with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), agent Gina Ford claimed he owed her $100 million for breaking the contract. Williamson was drafted No. 1 overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in 2019.
Mounting revenue loss will force athletic departments to make decisions they fear most. Do they maintain the same number of sports but reduce spending ? Or do they make the tough choice of elimination?
The COVID-19 pandemic has left a hole in the Gophers' budget, and AD Mark Coyle said, 'Everything is on the table.' Minnesota has the eighth biggest budget in the Big Ten, yet supports the fourth most sports.