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Floyd Mayweather Offered Conor McGregor $15 Million For Their Potential Superfight

Floyd Mayweather Offered Conor McGregor $15 Million For Their Potential Superfight

17 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Floyd Mayweather countered Conor McGregor's $100 million demand with a much lower amount.

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Indiana Pacers Forward Paul George Receives His Own Nike Signature Shoe

Indiana Pacers Forward Paul George Receives His Own Nike Signature Shoe

17 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Paul George joins an elite list of Nike basketball players to receive their own signature shoes.

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The NBA's New Collective Bargaining Agreement Aims To Stop Superstars From Leaving Their Current Teams

The NBA's New Collective Bargaining Agreement Aims To Stop Superstars From Leaving Their Current Teams

16 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

The NBA's new collective bargaining agreement has a lot of similarities to the old one. However, there's one tweak that could stop superstars from leaving their current teams to join another.

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The Rams Just Signed The Youngest Coach In The Super Bowl Era

The Rams Just Signed The Youngest Coach In The Super Bowl Era

15 Jan 2017 @ 9AM PST

After a disappointing first season in Los Angeles, the Rams are looking to shake things up by making history.

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The 49ers Are Still Paying Millions To Coaches Who Don't Work For Them Anymore

The 49ers Are Still Paying Millions To Coaches Who Don't Work For Them Anymore

15 Jan 2017 @ 9AM PST

Chip Kelly and Jim Tomsula no longer coach for the 49ers, but that doesn't mean they're not still making money! In fact, the 49ers owe a ridiculous amount to coaches they've fired.

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Drew Brees Is Opening A Ton Of Dunkin' Donuts Locations

Drew Brees Is Opening A Ton Of Dunkin' Donuts Locations

11 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Drew Brees has finished another season with terrific personal stats, delighting his hometown fans with his play on the field. Now he's partnering with Dunkin' Donuts to bring more joy to the state of Louisiana.

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Close But No Cigar: The Unluckiest Bonuses In The NFL

Close But No Cigar: The Unluckiest Bonuses In The NFL

11 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

NFL players can earn themselves extra money by reaching certain milestones during the season. Unfortunately for these guys, they fell just a little bit short.

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Clemson's Championship Helped Dabo Swinney Earn A Ton Of Money In Incentives

Clemson's Championship Helped Dabo Swinney Earn A Ton Of Money In Incentives

10 Jan 2017 @ 11AM PST

No one may have been happier than Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney after his Tigers won the college football title. After all, it earned him a lot of money.

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Donatas Motiejunas Held Out For A Better Contract With The Rockets And Lost BIG!

Donatas Motiejunas Held Out For A Better Contract With The Rockets And Lost BIG!

10 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Donatas Motiejunas was poised to sign a solid deal with Houston, but threw it all away in his attempt to maximize his money. Now, he's on a minimum deal with the Pelicans.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Rejected $105 Million Per Year From A Chinese Team!

Cristiano Ronaldo Rejected $105 Million Per Year From A Chinese Team!

10 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Cristiano is one of the best and highest-paid football players in the world. But he recently rejected an offer that would have paid him twice what the current highest-paid athlete is making!

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A Starbucks Barista Won More Than $900,000 In The Las Vegas SuperContest

A Starbucks Barista Won More Than $900,000 In The Las Vegas SuperContest

09 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

One Starbucks barista can afford coffee for life after winning big in the most prestigious sports handicapping contest in the world.

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It's Official! Carlos Tevez Is The World's Highest-Paid Soccer Player!

It's Official! Carlos Tevez Is The World's Highest-Paid Soccer Player!

09 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Carlos Tevez just went from being a pretty good player in Argentina to being the highest-paid player in the world! Check out the details of the latest move.

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By Airing The Texans/Raiders Game, ESPN Will Lose $75 Million

By Airing The Texans/Raiders Game, ESPN Will Lose $75 Million

09 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

ESPN gets one wild-card game each year. This season, it's received a very disappointing matchup. As a result, it's going to lose A LOT of money.

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Doug Martin's Suspension Will Likely End Up Costing Him Millions

Doug Martin's Suspension Will Likely End Up Costing Him Millions

07 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

Doug Martin is facing a four-game ban for violating the NFL's drug policy. While it's great that he's going to a treatment center to get help, the suspension is probably going to cost him several million dollars. How much does he stand to lose?

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51 Amazing Facts From This NFL Season

51 Amazing Facts From This NFL Season

07 Jan 2017 @ 4AM PST

We've seen a lot of craziness during this NFL season. Here are 51 facts you may not have realized while you were watching the games.

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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...
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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