Sports Minute: WNBA's 8-year labor deal to hike average salary to $130,000

3 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, January 14 2020 Jan 14, 2020 January 14, 2020 8:58 AM January 14, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

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NEW YORK (AP) - The WNBA and its players have reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement. The eight-year contract begins this season and runs through 2027. The league says it will increase salaries, marketing opportunities and revenue sharing. There are also enhanced travel standards, maternity and family planning benefits and health and wellness improvements. It will pay players an average of $130,000 annually.

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