Articles Written by Joey Held

Articles Written by Joey Held

If there's a story anywhere in the world of music, sports, or entertainment, Joey wants to tell it. He's been freelancing since 2010, and prior to that, he attended the University of Miami, where he double majored in broadcast journalism and sport administration. A Chicago native, Joey currently resides in Austin, TX. Follow him on Twitter and Google+ and always feel free to suggest a song for his next karaoke performance.


Which Teams Are The Highest-Paid In All Of Sports?

Which Teams Are The Highest-Paid In All Of Sports?

04 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

It's good to be a professional athlete – you can take home a pretty good salary. Here are the ten teams with the highest average first-team pay.

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These Are The Highest-Paid Players In The NBA

These Are The Highest-Paid Players In The NBA

02 Dec 2016 @ 4AM PST

The NBA salary cap is higher than it's ever been before, and the league's players are raking in more cash as a result. Who's at the top of the earnings list?

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Jay Cutler Has Earned An Absurd Amount Of Money Per Game With The Chicago Bears

Jay Cutler Has Earned An Absurd Amount Of Money Per Game With The Chicago Bears

26 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Jay Cutler has been one of the most polarizing players in Chicago Bears history. But there's one thing fans and haters alike can agree on: he's made a ton of money during his career.

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Charlie Strong Has Earned More Money Per Win Than Any Coach In College Football History

Charlie Strong Has Earned More Money Per Win Than Any Coach In College Football History

23 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Charlie Strong has always had his players' backs. But that might not be enough after his most recent loss. If Texas ends up firing him, it'll cost the unviersty dearly.

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Inside The Complex World Of NBA Bonuses

Inside The Complex World Of NBA Bonuses

21 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Most players in the NBA receive their base salaries, no matter how they perform on the court. But a small group of guys can make extra money if they achieve certain milestones – here's a look at some of the different incentives for which these players are shooting.

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How "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Became A Hit Thanks To Sarcasm

How "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Became A Hit Thanks To Sarcasm

17 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit." It's one of the songs that helped propel grunge and alternative rock into the mainstream – and it was written almost entirely out of sarcasm.

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Jon Jones Could Lose Up To $20 Million While He's Suspended

Jon Jones Could Lose Up To $20 Million While He's Suspended

16 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Jon "Bones" Jones is one of the most popular fighters in UFC. But a recent failed drug test will have him missing out on a LOT of money.

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Seahawks Linebacker Cassius Marsh Is Asking Twitter To Help Get His $25,000 Magic Collection Back

Seahawks Linebacker Cassius Marsh Is Asking Twitter To Help Get His $25,000 Magic Collection Back

15 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Cassius Marsh just wants his Magic cards back. Can the Twitter army of Seahawks fans help him find them?

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The Simpsons Just Set A New Record For A Scripted Show

The Simpsons Just Set A New Record For A Scripted Show

13 Nov 2016 @ 4AM PST

Entertaining audiences since 1989, The Simpsons are about to reach heights that no scripted television show has ever achieved.

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Conor McGregor Claims He'll Make $40 Million In 2016

Conor McGregor Claims He'll Make $40 Million In 2016

12 Nov 2016 @ 12PM PST

Even if you've never watched a UFC fight in your life, you've likely heard the name Conor McGregor. He's known for his brash, aggressive behavior, but he's also generally been able to back it up in the ring.

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