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  • Irsay, however, believes the cornerstone of his franchise will not only be ready for another big season but will live up to the title of highest-paid player in league history.

    The Seattle Times

  • Until recently, he was the league's highest-paid center, with a seven-year, $55-million contract.

    O-Line Concern Is Front and Center

  • And the banks agreed to disclose the compensation of their highest-paid senior executives this year.

    U.K. Announces Bank Deal on Bonuses, Lending

  • In July 2009, shortly after he had signed a $100 million contract with the Redskins making him one of the highest-paid defensive players in NFL history, Haynesworth pleaded no contest in Brentwood City Circuit Court to a reckless driving charge.

    Haynesworth charged in road incident

  • Feinberg had been moving to significantly curb pay for the highest-paid executives at AIG at a time when executives were already feeling discouraged.

    AIG, a symbol of financial crisis, repays bailout loan and finds new foothold

  • Given his performance to date, Mr. Pujols deserves to be the highest-paid player in baseball history.

    Why Pujols Deserves A-Rod Money

  • He signed a new two-year contract at the end of last season that makes him one of the highest-paid actors on prime-time television.

    Charlie Sheen Goes To Rehab

  • In the spring of 1976 the Mets had signed Seaver to a three-year, $675,000 contract, making him the game's highest-paid player.

    The Worst Trade Ever?

  • A 2005 study by David DeLambo of the Diocese of Cleveland says that the musicians are the highest-paid people on the parish payroll but their salary only barely matches the national average for all types of employment, even though a serious Church musician is a highly trained professional with a highly specialized and irreplaceable job.

    The Roots of the Pay Problem

  • Nissan's Carlos Ghosn remained the highest-paid foreign executive at a listed Japanese company last year.

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