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The $435 Million Powerball Ticket Was Sold In Indiana

The $435 Million Powerball Ticket Was Sold In Indiana

25 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

One Indiana resident just got a whole lot richer this past Wednesday.

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Confused About The DeMarcus Cousins Trade? You're Not Alone, But Here's Why It Makes Sense For Both Teams

Confused About The DeMarcus Cousins Trade? You're Not Alone, But Here's Why It Makes Sense For Both Teams

24 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

DeMarcus Cousins has played his whole career in Sacramento, only to be abruptly traded to the Pelicans during the All-Star Game. We dive into why this actually makes sense for both teams.

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One Major League Baseball Player Has Made More Than $3 Million In His Career… And He's Also An Uber Driver

One Major League Baseball Player Has Made More Than $3 Million In His Career… And He's Also An Uber Driver

23 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

You'd think most major leaguers don't need to pick up a second job. But for Tampa Bay's Nick Franklin, he spends his offseasons working.

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The Value Of The Golden State Warriors Has Increased Exponentially In A Short Amount Of Time

The Value Of The Golden State Warriors Has Increased Exponentially In A Short Amount Of Time

22 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

The Golden State Warriors haven't just been money on the court; they've been cashing in off the court as well.

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The Yankees Are Paying Alex Rodriguez More Than $100,000 Per Day Not To Play… So They Invited Him To Spring Training

The Yankees Are Paying Alex Rodriguez More Than $100,000 Per Day Not To Play… So They Invited Him To Spring Training

20 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

A-Rod is making a lot of money this year… but he's not going to play a single game for the New York Yankees.

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Esports Will Be A $1.5 Billion Industry By 2020

Esports Will Be A $1.5 Billion Industry By 2020

20 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Esports is growing in popularity, and it isn't going away anytime soon. Check out how big it's going to get!

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Lance Armstrong Will Stand Trial In $100 Million Government Lawsuit

Lance Armstrong Will Stand Trial In $100 Million Government Lawsuit

18 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Lance Armstrong has taken a lot of financial hits since admitting to doping, but the worst may be yet to come for the disgraced cyclist.

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Floyd Mayweather Dispels Rumors Of A Fight Agreement With Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Dispels Rumors Of A Fight Agreement With Conor McGregor

17 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Floyd Mayweather put an end to rumors that he and Conor McGregor had come to terms on an agreement for their highly anticipated potential superfight.

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Tom Brady Is Already Planning For Life After The NFL

Tom Brady Is Already Planning For Life After The NFL

16 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Tom Brady has had a very impressive NFL career, but he knows it won't last forever. How is he planning for life after football?

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Jeffrey Loria Is Going To Make A Ton Of Money Selling The Marlins, And The Potential Buyer May Have Ties To Donald Trump

Jeffrey Loria Is Going To Make A Ton Of Money Selling The Marlins, And The Potential Buyer May Have Ties To Donald Trump

13 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Jeffrey Loria bought the Marlins for $158 million in 2002. He's going to make a lot more from selling them, 15 years later.

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The Stupidest Injuries In NBA History

The Stupidest Injuries In NBA History

12 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

It's one thing to hurt yourself while you're actually playing basketball. It's another to get injured doing something dumb. The people on this list are part of that second category.

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Brooklyn Nets Forward Quincy Acy's Kind Gesture To His Former D-League Teammates Restores Our Faith In Humanity

Brooklyn Nets Forward Quincy Acy's Kind Gesture To His Former D-League Teammates Restores Our Faith In Humanity

11 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Quincy Acy gave back to his former D-League teammates in a major way after he signed a multi-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets late last month.

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Fox Made An Absurd Amount Of Money During The Super Bowl

Fox Made An Absurd Amount Of Money During The Super Bowl

09 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Between a remarkable comeback and being the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, Fox made out like a bandit during Super Bowl LI. Just how much did they earn during the broadcast?

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$300,000 Worth Of Jewelry Stolen From Derek Fisher's Home

$300,000 Worth Of Jewelry Stolen From Derek Fisher's Home

07 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Five-time NBA champion Derek Fisher was the victim of a robbery earlier this week, and may have had his championship rings stolen in the process.

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The Raiders' Plans To Move To Vegas Have Come To An Abrupt Halt

The Raiders' Plans To Move To Vegas Have Come To An Abrupt Halt

05 Feb 2017 @ 7PM PST

The Oakland Raiders had their bags packed and were set to head to Las Vegas, but at the recent loss of a major investor, their future is foggier than ever.

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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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