Apr 18, 2024 - Sports

🏀 One chart to go: Top paid athletes in North Texas

Data: Spotrac; Chart: Axios Visuals

Caitlin Clark is driving up ticket prices for the Dallas Wings' preseason game against the Indiana Fever.

Why it matters: The high ticket prices for the Wings' first few games don't reflect what the players make.

Driving the news: The cheapest tickets available for the Fever's May 3 preseason game against the Wings in Arlington are about $400.

  • Tickets for the Wings' May 15 season opener against the Chicago Sky and Angel Reese are at least $250.

The intrigue: The Wings' best and highest-paid player — 2019 first-round draft pick Arike Ogunbowale — makes just a fraction of what other Dallas sports stars make.

Context: WNBA players don't have the same revenue share agreements as NBA players, but they can opt out of their current union agreements later in the year to negotiate a better share and higher pay.

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