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  • Why is it that the completely unproven first-round draft pick gets a mega-contract, which he may or may not live up to, while the solid, proven veteran often earns a small portion of that?

    Need for guaranteed money

  • In fact, discussing the mega-contract Williams signed early Friday morning, Brown wasn't willing to settle for the rookie simply buying the other linemen a nice meal.

    Jammal Brown adjusting to the right side

  • For instance, in a 2004 Homeland Security mega-contract, Accenture LLP was granted up to $10 billion to supervise and enlarge a mammoth government project to track foreign citizens entering and exiting the U.S.

    Janine R. Wedel: Shadow Elite: Selling Out Uncle Sam & Outsourcing American Power

  • This is the mega-contract that has, since September 11, 2001, generated more than $25 billion for KBR to set up and manage military bases overseas (and resulted, of course, in thousands of pages of controversial news stories about the company's war profiteering).

    Pratap Chatterjee: The Military's Expanding Waistline

  • One of the biggest problems with the sprawling 2008 KBR mega-contract appears to be that not enough people are watching the store (and evidently, some of those who do regularly doze off when payment issues arise).

    Pratap Chatterjee: Is Halliburton Forgiven and Forgotten?

  • If the contest yielded just one useful application, the return on investment would be no less than that of the average mega-contract.

    Book Preview: How National Security Systems Can Learn From the Web

  • With Andres Galarraga in the fold, Atlanta has stopped pursuing mega-contract free agents such as Brady Anderson and its own Kenny

    Clubs show lack of financial control

  • Over the next few years it expects to benefit from sales of $18 million as a subsupplier under the mega-contract awarded this year to AT & T by the U.S.

    The View From Washington

  • Everyone at KMBZ, of course, pays homage to El Rushbo, whose current eight-year, $400 million syndication deal may be radio's last mega-contract.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Though critics might charge that's easy for an NBA superstar with a mega-contract, Wade has a quick reply.

    ABC News: Top Stories

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  • An insult: smelly person

    July 26, 2009