They earned pink slips, not paychecks

Updated: March 12, 2003, 4:22 PM ET
By Graham Hays | SportsNation

Bob Knight doesn't think 16 wins, including six conference wins in the rough-and-tumble Big 12, merits his annual salary of $250,000? In today's sports world, we call that a bargain.

Plus, we've been to Lubbock, and $250,000 wouldn't be enough to get us to vacation there. We're willing to watch Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez sign contracts that dwarf the GDP of small nations, but there are more than a few sports figures who should follow Knight's lead in ripping up a paycheck. We've got ...

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