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 always feel free to suggest a song for his next karaoke performance. Joey's favorite billionaire is Mark Cuban.


Could You Sit Alone In Total Darkness For 30 Days Straight? How About For $100K? That's An Actual Bet Happening In Vegas Right Now

Could You Sit Alone In Total Darkness For 30 Days Straight? How About For $100K? That's An Actual Bet Happening In Vegas Right Now

07 Dec 2018 @ 12PM PST

Ever have a silly discussion with your friends about how much money it would take to get you to do something dumb? Two poker players just did that – and now they're making it happen for real.

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Kawhi Leonard Turned Down An Extension With Jordan Brand To Sign With New Balance

Kawhi Leonard Turned Down An Extension With Jordan Brand To Sign With New Balance

07 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kawhi Leonard will be the face of New Balance as it hopes to jump back into the basketball world.

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One Of The NBA's Top Draft Prospects Will Make $1 Million Skipping College To Intern For New Balance

One Of The NBA's Top Draft Prospects Will Make $1 Million Skipping College To Intern For New Balance

06 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Darius Bazley is hoping to blaze a new trail to NBA stardom. And even if he doesn't succeed, he'll still become a millionaire.

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Here's How Much Jerry Jones Thinks The Dallas Cowboys Are Worth (Hint: It's A Lot)

Here's How Much Jerry Jones Thinks The Dallas Cowboys Are Worth (Hint: It's A Lot)

05 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Jerry Jones loves his Dallas Cowboys – and thinks they're worth a ton of money. Just how much would he ask for if he were to sell the team today?

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When LeBron James Retires From The NBA He Wants To Buy The Cleveland Cavaliers

When LeBron James Retires From The NBA He Wants To Buy The Cleveland Cavaliers

04 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

LeBron James isn't planning on retiring anytime soon. But when he does, he could look into buying his former team.

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Nick Saban Could Make More Money In Bonuses Than Any Alabama Coach Ever

Nick Saban Could Make More Money In Bonuses Than Any Alabama Coach Ever

01 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

If Alabama wins the national title, Nick Saban stands to earn a ton of extra money – on top of his base salary, which is already higher than any other coach in college football.

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Adam Thielen Earned An Extra $550K After Making One Catch

Adam Thielen Earned An Extra $550K After Making One Catch

27 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Adam Thielen had seven catches in the Vikings' 25-20 loss to the Bears, but one of them in particular was extra worthwhile.

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Aaron Rodgers Will Make An Absurd Amount Of Money This Calendar Year

Aaron Rodgers Will Make An Absurd Amount Of Money This Calendar Year

27 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

When Aaron Rodgers slid all the way to the 24th pick of the 2005 NFL Draft, it was easy to feel bad for him. Coming out of Cal, he was in the discussion as the top overall pick. To nearly fall out of the first round entirely? That's tough for anyone to swallow.

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Carmelo Anthony Has Made Nearly $125,000 PER DAY For More Than A Year

Carmelo Anthony Has Made Nearly $125,000 PER DAY For More Than A Year

25 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Carmelo Anthony currently doesn't have an NBA team to play for. But don't feel too bad – he's got plenty of money to tide him over.

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Kevin Durant's One-Year Contracts Might Ultimately Lead To The End Of The Warriors Dynasty

Kevin Durant's One-Year Contracts Might Ultimately Lead To The End Of The Warriors Dynasty

21 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kevin Durant has only signed short contracts since arriving in the Bay Area. And that's rubbed some of his teammates the wrong way.

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