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  1. WNBA Players Chase Euros Overseas

    Basketball in the U.S. just doesn’t cut it. American female hoopsters are the best in the world, but they score an average annual salary of $75,000, compared to $5.15 million for their male counterparts. Overseas, women can net twice as much, and many young players sign on for stints with European teams. But it isn’t like a semester abroad in Paris. A small town like Sopron, Hungary, for example, is far from home for an American 22-year-old, and homesickness and boredom take their toll.

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