Robert Kraft makes $50 million donation to Mass. General Hospital

[ad_1] New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his family’s foundation are giving a historic gift in support of community health and health equity to Massachusetts General Hospital, a founding member of Mass. General Brigham. The $50 million donation is the largest gift of its kind in the hospital’s 211-year history. In an exclusive interview … Read more

Dustin Johnson wins LIV Golf’s individual title, $18 million bonus

[ad_1] Dustin Johnson’s move to LIV Golf, at least financially, has more than paid off. Johnson officially clinched the season-long title on Sunday after LIV’s sixth tournament in Bangkok. Although there’s still two tournaments to go, and Johnson finished T16 in Thailand, he has 121 points in the season-long individual title — which officially secured … Read more

Braves sign Spencer Strider to $75 million contract, the largest ever for a rookie pitcher

[ad_1] USATSI The Atlanta Braves announced on Monday that they had reached an agreement with rookie right-hander Spencer Strider on a six-year contract worth $75 million. The Braves will also hold a club option on an additional season of his that could make the deal a seven-year pact worth $92 million if they end up … Read more

Matt Barzal signs $73.2 million contract extension with Islanders

[ad_1] Mathew Barzal wasn’t kidding when he said he wanted to remain on Long Island. The superstar center inked an eight-year extension on Tuesday that will reportedly pay him $9.15 million average annual value ($73.2 million total), the Islanders announced, keeping Barzal with the team that drafted him through what will be his prime years … Read more

Wisconsin to pay fired football coach Paul Chryst $11 million buyout

[ad_1] MADISON – University of Wisconsin officials are set to pay former head football coach Paul Chryst a buyout of $11 million. The payment is to be made no later than February 1, 2023. According to athletic director Chris McIntosh, Chryst was due to receive paid 85% of the remaining value of his five-year contract … Read more

Wisconsin to pay fired football coach Paul Chryst an $11 million buyout

[ad_1] Former Wisconsin football coach Paul Chryst will receive a reduced buyout of $11 million, the school said Monday. Chryst, fired Sunday following a 2-3 start to the season, had approximately $20 million left on a contract that paid him through January 2027. But athletic director Chris McIntosh said Sunday that Chryst had agreed to … Read more

Nearly 48 million animals killed in Europe’s ‘largest ever’ bird flu epidemic

[ad_1] The latest outbreak of bird flu is the most serious epidemic in Europe on record, according to health authorities. Over 47.7 million animals have been killed on European farms since last autumn due to the virus, according to the latest figures. The report was published on Monday by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). … Read more

Nearly 48 million animals killed in Europe’s ‘largest ever’ bird flu epidemic

[ad_1] The latest outbreak of bird flu is the most serious epidemic in Europe on record, according to health authorities. Over 47.7 million animals have been killed on European farms since last autumn due to the virus, according to the latest figures. The report was published on Monday by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). … Read more

Syracuse tenants, advocates protest $85 million aquarium: ‘Fund people not fish’

[ad_1] Syracuse, NY — More than 100 tenants and housing advocates gathered near Syracuse’s Inner Harbor Saturday to protest Onondaga County’s plan to build an $85 million aquarium. The protesters said the money would be better spent supporting Syracuse tenants, who face rent increases, lead poisoning and some of the highest rates of child poverty … Read more

Shohei Ohtani signs one-year, $30 million deal

[ad_1] ANAHEIM — The Angels avoided arbitration with Shohei Ohtani on Saturday, as they signed the two-way star to a one-year deal worth $30 million for the 2023 season. Ohtani, the reigning AL MVP, remains set to be a free agent after next year. Ohtani never went through arbitration with the Angels, as he also … Read more