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Something similar to this situation is apparently going on right now with the Yankees. As far as I can tell, the Yankees want to trade Brian McCann but he's under contract through 2018 for $17 million a year, or $34 million total. So, the Yankees are willing to trade him to the Braves and cover half his salary in return for a few decent players from the ...


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It's a pretty common occurrence in professional sports for a team to be responsible for part of a player's salary if they are traded midway through a contract. Alex Rodriguez was paid by the Rangers while he was a Yankee.


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The salaries are locked in while the players are under contract. If I dump a player via waivers during the season and no one picks them up, I'm on the hook for their contracted amount for the rest of that season. If I waive a player and they get picked up, the new team pays their salary, and I don't have to pay any more. If I trade a player to a new ...


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People today take things too literally. Billy has a close relationship with his daughter and this was / is an inside joke between them. She said in her intro "I rewrote this song for you"...."I hope you like it and don't let anyone else see it".... My only thought is the directors missed an opportunity or maybe created one, by not cutting to him in the end ...


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Most reviewers are referring to it as something akin to a "loving, teasing tweak." Here's a take from a reviewer at Baseball Nation: In professional sports, there's no epithet worse than loser ... but of course, in this context -- the context of a loving relationship within a movie that's less about winning than thinking -- it's not an epithet at ...


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The problem people have with this ending is because they mistakenly place the emphasis on the first part of "You're such a loser, Dad/Just enjoy The Show." The emphasis is actually on the second half, which has been Beane's personal storyline for the entire movie. In the minor leagues--Beane was a minor leaguer for most of his playing career--players refer ...


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It doesn't look like there's any overlap between the Moneyball and The Social Network soundtracks (according to IMDB and What-song). They were composed by different people (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross for The Social Network and Mychael Danna for Moneyball) and don't share any non-original music. I would guess you're thinking of either Intriguing ...


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It's simple. He accomplished all but if he isn't happy then he isn't enjoying the show. It's what she says with the song no matter what problems you encounter in this life, just enjoy the show.


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