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Caitlin Clark's Very Busy Week

The Iowa basketball sensation was No. 1 in the WNBA draft, her draft-night jersey sales soared to new heights and a deal with Nike is reportedly close to eight figures. But then, there’s that salary issue. Clark’s underwhelming rookie contract has cast a spotlight on the immense NBA-WNBA pay gap. Why are WNBA players paid about 100 times less than NBA players? The WNBA commissioner offers one, of many, explanations. Plus, more on a male columnist’s awkward exchange with Clark.

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    CLark Set for BiG Pay Day

    But her WNBA salary will pay her about 137 times less than the NBA's top draft pick.

    Caitlin Clark reportedly close to 8-figure deal with Nike that includes signature shoe

    Caitlin Clark reportedly close to 8-figure deal with Nike that includes signature shoe

    Reporter 'So Sorry' For Odd Comments

    Plus, ex-NFLer continues "sad" trolling, this time aimed at Clark.

    Staley Praises Clark's Impact

    Low pay? "Caitlin has the ability to make up to a half of a million dollars just in WNBA wages this year," WNBA Cathy Engelbert says.

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