Special Report

Most Underpaid Athletes in Every Major Sport

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40. Yanni Gourde
> League: NHL
> Position, team: Center, Tampa Bay Lightning
> 2017-2018 contract: 2 years, $2.0 million
> Key stat of last season: 64 points

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39. Larry Nance Jr.
> League: NBA
> Position, team: Los Angeles Lakers / Cleveland Cavaliers
> 2017-2018 contract: 4 years, $6.1 million
> Key stat of last season: 8.7 points per game, 58.1% shooting

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38. Brandin Cooks
> League: NFL
> Position, team: Wide receiver, New England Patriots
> 2017 contract: 4 years, $8.4 million (after 2017 season: signed 5 year, $81.0 million extension with Los Angeles Rams after being traded)
> Key stat of last season: 1,082 receiving yards

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37. Matt Chapman
> League: MLB
> Position, team: Third baseman, Oakland Athletics
> 2018 contract: 1 year, $547,500
> Key stat of this season: 2.6 defensive WAR (best in AL)

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36. Ivan Provorov
> League: NHL
> Position, team: Defenseman, Philadelphia Flyers
> 2017-2018 contract: 3 years, $5.3 million
> Key stat of last season: 41 points