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Sports industry execs feel that changing MLB's revenue-sharing formula and setting a hard salary cap will be the most hotly contested issues during the next round of CBA negotiations, according a Turnkey Sports poll conducted in March. Thirty-four percent of sports execs polled said they felt the revenue-sharing formula is the most important issue, while 28% said it is a hard salary cap. Sports execs also overwhelmingly felt that the MLBPA has more power than its counterparts in the NBA, NFL and NHL. Only 28% of respondents felt that MLB owners hold more power than the players (THE DAILY).What will be the most hotly contested issue
during the next round of MLB CBA negotiations?
RESPONSE% Changing the league's revenue-sharing plan34% Setting a hard salary cap28% Setting a salary floor9% Guaranteed contracts9% Drug testing9% Not sure/No response12%Which party holds more power within each of the following sports leagues?LEAGUEPLAYERS' UNIONOWNERSNOT SURE/NO RESPONSEMLB63%28%9%NBA26%64%10%NFL14%77%9%NHL13%79%8%