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Paul George Has $212 Million Reasons To Be Happy About Kevin Durant's Injury

Paul George Has $212 Million Reasons To Be Happy About Kevin Durant's Injury

13 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Paul George may get himself a huge contract extension this offseason, and it would be thanks to Kevin Durant.

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Thanks To His Bowl Game Injury, Former Notre Dame Linebacker Jaylon Smith Lost About $16 Million This Past Season

Thanks To His Bowl Game Injury, Former Notre Dame Linebacker Jaylon Smith Lost About $16 Million This Past Season

12 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

After suffering a severe injury in his final college game, Jaylon Smith's draft stock plummeted. It ended up costing him millions of dollars.

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José Calderón Made $415,000 By Being On The Golden State Warriors For Less Than Two Hours

José Calderón Made $415,000 By Being On The Golden State Warriors For Less Than Two Hours

11 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Jose Calderon was a member of the Warriors for just under two hours, but he made more than $3,700 per minute. How did he score such a sweet deal?

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Arsenal Boss Rejects MASSIVE Chinese Contract

Arsenal Boss Rejects MASSIVE Chinese Contract

11 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Not sure I could turn down this much money…

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ESPN Is Cutting Nearly $100 Million In On-Air Talent

ESPN Is Cutting Nearly $100 Million In On-Air Talent

09 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

ESPN has been losing subscribers over the past several years. It's finally gotten to the point where they have to let on-air talent go.

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Can The "Super-Fight" Between Floyd Mayweather And Conor McGregor Actually Live Up To The Hype?

Can The "Super-Fight" Between Floyd Mayweather And Conor McGregor Actually Live Up To The Hype?

08 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor "super-fight" is generating a lot of hype… is there any possible way it can live up to it?

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Setting A Record At The NFL Combine Might Earn Rookies An Island… Yes, An Island!

Setting A Record At The NFL Combine Might Earn Rookies An Island… Yes, An Island!

07 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Adidas has offered prizes to rookies in the past for setting NFL combine records, but this is taking it to a whole different level.

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Antonio Brown Is The NFL's Highest-Paid Wide Receiver

Antonio Brown Is The NFL's Highest-Paid Wide Receiver

07 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Antonio Brown has long been one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, and now he has the contract to go with the skill. If he can stop getting fined for his endzone dances, he'll be pretty rich!

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Antonio Brown Is Now The Highest-Paid Receiver In The NFL

Antonio Brown Is Now The Highest-Paid Receiver In The NFL

04 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

After another spectacular season in Pittsburgh, the Steelers decided to reward Antonio Brown with a contract that puts him above every other receiver in the league.

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The Cavs Just Signed Deron Williams… And They Only Have To Pay Him 2.3% Of What He's Owed

The Cavs Just Signed Deron Williams… And They Only Have To Pay Him 2.3% Of What He's Owed

04 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Deron Williams cleared waivers and the Cavs scooped him right up. He's owed an incredible amount of money, yet Cleveland barely has to pay him anything. How is that possible?

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NFL Player Gambled By Negotiating His Own Salary, And Lost Big

NFL Player Gambled By Negotiating His Own Salary, And Lost Big

03 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

NFL tackle Russell Okung lost a big gamble by self-negotiating his salary last year.

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Mayweather And McGregor Are One Step Closer To Fighting

Mayweather And McGregor Are One Step Closer To Fighting

03 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Is it possible that we're nearing the end of the Mayweather-McGregor saga? Could there really be a fight? Well, Mayweather seems to think so!

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There Are 10 Agents In The NBA Who Represent More Than $1.5 Billion In Player Salaries

There Are 10 Agents In The NBA Who Represent More Than $1.5 Billion In Player Salaries

03 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

More than half of the salaries in the NBA are in the hands of these 10 agents. Who are some of their highest-profile clients?

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Seven Players–And One Coach–Who Have Been Paid To Go Away

Seven Players–And One Coach–Who Have Been Paid To Go Away

02 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Most of the time, a team will pay a player or coach because it's hoping for a contribution on the field or court. Occasionally, though, a player or coach is so unwanted that the team will actually pay to have them go away. Here's a look at some of those guys.

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Baltimore Ravens Safety Matt Elam Arrested On Drug Charges

Baltimore Ravens Safety Matt Elam Arrested On Drug Charges

01 Mar 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam is in some serious trouble after being charged with drug possession this past weekend.

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