ScottEvil wrote:babbbby wrote:
I had to read the title of this thread a half dozen times before I understood what they were asking. Sometimes I feel like they're becoming semi literate, then they seem to pull the rug out from under me.
I found this thread title is very clear, probably because I'm used to thinking about coaseian side payments. Sometimes, incomprehension is not other people's fault.
I would bet that any shoe company found out one of their athletes did this, either accepted or offered a payment, would sever the contract. But if you want to look for possibilities, has anyone in the modern era given up a spot in their weak event if they qualify for two? No one in either Beijing or London comes to mind. Mozer dropped out of the 1500 in 2013 right? Did her replacement go in her stead?
Decker gave up her 1500 spot to concentrate on the 3000 in 1984.