Pro athletes say they’re ready to go to court over Tennessee’s tax on hockey and basketball players. At a hearing Thursday, lawmakers listened to arguments for and against repealing the state’s so-called “jock tax,” which is the highest in the nation by most measures.
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Hockey players from all corners of the NHL have been hit by Tennessee’s so-called “jock tax,” one of the highest in the country. It effectively costs them $7,500 a year to take the ice in the state. But a power play is in the works to ban the state from the back pockets of professional athletes.
Nashville Predators fans gathered outside Bridgestone Arena as the team paused to recognize the significance of the moment. The franchise has agreed to the largest contract in its history and the second largest ever in the NHL to keep team captain Shea Weber.
A Canadian investor and reality TV star has become a minority owner of the Nashville Predators. The hockey franchise announced Wednesday that Brett Wilson has purchased a five percent stake in the team.
The Nashville Predators are headed to the second round of the NHL playoffs for the first time in franchise history.
The Nashville Predators have replaced their top executive with the former head of the Dallas Stars.