Sports News

The "Sports News" section is home to everything you could ever need to know about the world of athlete wealth. Major contract negotiations, billionaire team owners, Floyd Mayweather's $300 million paydays... plus every other noteworthy story involving sports and money that you need to know about.

What's New
LeBron James Doesn't Want Endorsement Deals From Public Companies… And It's A BRILLIANT Business Move

LeBron James Doesn't Want Endorsement Deals From Public Companies… And It's A BRILLIANT Business Move

24 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James recently partnered with Intel for a commercial that ran during the Final Four and NBA playoffs. It's actually a rare move – he's mostly been doing deals with companies that aren't public, which is a really smart business strategy.

View Article
Eli Manning Is Being Accused Of Knowingly Providing False Memorabilia

Eli Manning Is Being Accused Of Knowingly Providing False Memorabilia

22 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Eli Manning recently turned over an email that might be the deciding factor in a lawsuit that was filed against him three years ago.

View Article
Jack Eichel Was One Point Away From Getting $2 Million

Jack Eichel Was One Point Away From Getting $2 Million

18 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Jack Eichel had a very good season for the Buffalo Sabres. But it wasn't quite good enough, as he was painfully close to taking home a little extra cash.

View Article
Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter Are Each Trying To Buy The Miami Marlins

Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter Are Each Trying To Buy The Miami Marlins

13 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Miami Marlins are not among the top franchises and baseball, but they're still going to fetch a pretty penny. And there are a pair of big names who are interested in buying them.

View Article
New York City To Pay Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha $4 Million Settlement In Police Brutality Lawsuit

New York City To Pay Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha $4 Million Settlement In Police Brutality Lawsuit

12 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha has settled his police brutality lawsuit with the NYPD.

View Article
Five Athletes Who Earn $1.25 Million In Fewer Than Eight Days

Five Athletes Who Earn $1.25 Million In Fewer Than Eight Days

11 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

For some athletes, making a million bucks is just as easy as living for a week. Here's a look at five guys who are at the top of their sports – both with their performance on the field and financially.

View Article
The ACC Will Make Over $100 Million Thanks To Their Performance In The Past Three Tournaments

The ACC Will Make Over $100 Million Thanks To Their Performance In The Past Three Tournaments

10 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The ACC has done very well in the NCAA Tournament the past two years. Even with a down performance in 2017, the conference is still going to make a ton of money.

View Article
College Basketball Has Two Coaches Each Earning More Than $7 Million–For The First Time Ever

College Basketball Has Two Coaches Each Earning More Than $7 Million–For The First Time Ever

10 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

As another March Madness winds down, let's take a look at the two highest-paid coaches in college basketball.

View Article
Phil Mickelson Paid $2M For His Gambling Habit

Phil Mickelson Paid $2M For His Gambling Habit

06 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Sometimes, gambling gets you into trouble. If you're like pro golfer Phil Mickelson, it can cost you millions to get out.

View Article
The McGregor Versus Mayweather Fight Is Getting Closer And Closer To Happening

The McGregor Versus Mayweather Fight Is Getting Closer And Closer To Happening

06 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are getting closer to making their super fight a reality. Here are the latest updates.

View Article
Tom Brady Receives $14 Million Deferred Signing Bonus Payment

Tom Brady Receives $14 Million Deferred Signing Bonus Payment

05 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Tom Brady received a $14 million lump sum payment last Friday because of the interesting way his contract was structured.

View Article
The Red Sox Are Paying David Price $30 Million This Year And His Arm Is Already Hurt

The Red Sox Are Paying David Price $30 Million This Year And His Arm Is Already Hurt

05 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

David Price is getting paid a lot of money to pitch for the Boston Red Sox – but when will he be ready to take the mound this year?

View Article
Manchester United May Make Neymar The First $300 Million Player In Premier League History!

Manchester United May Make Neymar The First $300 Million Player In Premier League History!

03 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Could Neymar possibly make a move to England in the near future?

View Article
Here's The Biggest Reason Nearly Every Owner Voted In Favor Of The Raiders Move To Las Vegas

Here's The Biggest Reason Nearly Every Owner Voted In Favor Of The Raiders Move To Las Vegas

03 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Mark Davis and the Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas in a move that was approved by every owner except one. Here's the real reason why Davis's fellow owners gave him the thumbs up.

View Article
Greg Norman Is Selling His Future Licensing Rights And Endorsement Income

Greg Norman Is Selling His Future Licensing Rights And Endorsement Income

02 Apr 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Greg Norman has accomplished a lot on the golf course. But now he's moving into the next phase of building his brand – and it involves selling his future licensing rights.

View Article
Currently Trending
Shaquille O'Neal Just Struck A Major Deal To Sell The Rights To His Name And Image In Perpetuity!

Shaquille O'Neal Just Struck A Major Deal To Sell The Rights To His Name And Image In Perpetuity!

18 Dec 2015 @ 2AM UTC
Just like George Foreman did with with his eponymous grills, Shaquille O'Neal just sold the rights to his name and image in perpetuity...
View Article
Mikhail Prokhorov Spends $400 Million To Become 100% Owner Of The Brooklyn Nets And The Barclays Center

Mikhail Prokhorov Spends $400 Million To Become 100% Owner Of The Brooklyn Nets And The Barclays Center

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov just struck a deal that will make him the sole owner of both the Brooklyn Nets and the team's arena, the Barclays Center.
View Article
LeBron James Drops McDonald's And Takes MAJOR Gamble With A New Food Investment

LeBron James Drops McDonald's And Takes MAJOR Gamble With A New Food Investment

13 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
LeBron James is no stranger to savvy business decisions off the court. Will his latest move pay off in a big way down the line?
View Article
Some Athletes Go Broke In Retirement, But David Robinson Just Launched His SECOND Private-Equity Fund

Some Athletes Go Broke In Retirement, But David Robinson Just Launched His SECOND Private-Equity Fund

07 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
David Robinson, "The Admiral," was a dominant force on the court. And since he's retired, he's proving to be quite skilled off of it, too.
View Article
Michael Jordan Giving Proceeds From $9 Million Lawsuit To 23 Charities In Chicago

Michael Jordan Giving Proceeds From $9 Million Lawsuit To 23 Charities In Chicago

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
After winning a lawsuit against company for using his name illegally, Michael Jordan decided not to take the money, but instead decided to donate the proceeds (after attorney's fees) to 23 charities in Chicago.
View Article
Steph Curry's Latest Under Armour Deal Came With A Very Unique And Lucrative Bonus...

Steph Curry's Latest Under Armour Deal Came With A Very Unique And Lucrative Bonus...

21 Sep 2015 @ 11AM UTC
The reigning MVP just signed a new deal with Under Armour. And this contract includes an incentive that Nike and adidas won't offer.
View Article
The Financial Aftermath Of Ronda Rousey's Loss Is Going To Be Insane

The Financial Aftermath Of Ronda Rousey's Loss Is Going To Be Insane

18 Nov 2015 @ 12PM UTC
On Saturday night, Holly Holm shocked the world when she defeated Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Here's all the financial stats you need to know from the fight...
View Article
Mayweather/Pacquiao II May Happen After All (Maybe)

Mayweather/Pacquiao II May Happen After All (Maybe)

12 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Floyd Mayweather has been adamant about his retirement and the idea that he won't fight Manny Pacquiao again, but it sounds like he may not be as firm on either as he earlier led fans to believe.
View Article
Conor McGregor Just Made A TON Of Money

Conor McGregor Just Made A TON Of Money

13 Dec 2015 @ 7PM UTC
Conor McGregor defeated Jose Aldo last night in 13 seconds. With the win, Mr. McGregor will earn A TON of money.
View Article
The San Francisco Giants Are Spending A TON Of Money To See If Lightning Can Strike Again

The San Francisco Giants Are Spending A TON Of Money To See If Lightning Can Strike Again

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The Giants have had a knack for winning the World Series lately, but seem to only be able to do so in even numbered years. If the trend holds next season will be their fourth World Series win since 2010, and they are spending money to make sure they get there.
View Article