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Players Concerned About Where Revenue-Sharing Money Goes

From the AP:

Commissioner Bud Selig advocates that teams should increase the amount of shared money, currently 34 percent of local net revenue.

"I don't see a need for increased revenue sharing," Fehr said, adding that revenue sharing and the luxury tax discourage teams from growing revenue.

Players also are concerned about teams that receive money, which according to the labor contract must be spent by a franchise "in an effort to improve its performance on the field."

"There's an issue as to whether or not clubs are using revenue-sharing receipts in an appropriate way," Fehr said.

Here, again, is WTM on why this is important.