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 Google+ and always feel free to suggest a song for his next karaoke performance.


Michael Jordan Once Racked Up An Absurd Golf Debt… How Much Did He Owe?

Michael Jordan Once Racked Up An Absurd Golf Debt… How Much Did He Owe?

23 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan has never been one to shy away from a challenge. That includes gambling – and in his heyday, he didn't hesitate to put down big money.

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Conor McGregor Will Make $100+ Million From Fighting Floyd Mayweather. He Was On Welfare Four Years Ago

Conor McGregor Will Make $100+ Million From Fighting Floyd Mayweather. He Was On Welfare Four Years Ago

20 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Four years ago, Conor McGregor was standing in line for a welfare check. In just a couple of months, he'll likely make more than $100 million from one fight.

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The Richest Families in Florence, Italy, Have Been The Richest For Nearly 600 Years

The Richest Families in Florence, Italy, Have Been The Richest For Nearly 600 Years

19 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

It's common for wealth to be passed down from an older generation to a younger one. But for the same families to remain among the wealthiest over a span of six centuries? That's truly impressive.

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The Worst Trades In NBA History

The Worst Trades In NBA History

17 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Sometimes a trade in the NBA benefits both teams equally, and everyone is happy. Other times, there's a clear winner – and an obvious loser. Let's take a look at some of those lopsided deals.

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How Long Can The Warriors Dynasty Stay Together?

How Long Can The Warriors Dynasty Stay Together?

14 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are signed to long-term deals. However, the other major parts of the Warriors dynasty will be free agents this summer. What do the Warriors have to do to get them to stick around?

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How Much Money Can The Mayweather/McGregor Fight Make?

How Much Money Can The Mayweather/McGregor Fight Make?

11 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

There's plenty of hype around the "super fight" between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Can it make more money than any fight ever has?

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'Wonder Woman' Made More Money During Opening Weekend Than Any Other Female-Directed Film, Ever

'Wonder Woman' Made More Money During Opening Weekend Than Any Other Female-Directed Film, Ever

09 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Patty Jenkins has only directed two films in her career. But her second one has earned more than any other movie directed by a female.

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Alex Rodriguez Made More Money On The Field Than Any Other Athlete In Professional Sports

Alex Rodriguez Made More Money On The Field Than Any Other Athlete In Professional Sports

08 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Alex Rodriguez announced earlier this year that he's finally retired. He'll go down as the biggest on-field earner in all of pro sports.

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The Fertitta Brothers Sold UFC For $4 Billion, But Could Have Made Even More

The Fertitta Brothers Sold UFC For $4 Billion, But Could Have Made Even More

06 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

UFC sold last year for an insane amount. But could it have brought in an even bigger deal? UFC President Dana White hinted that a better offer was on the table at one point. How much was it worth?

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Have You Ever Wondered How Much Money A Casino Makes In One Month?

Have You Ever Wondered How Much Money A Casino Makes In One Month?

06 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Every month, millions of dollars exchange hands at Las Vegas casinos. Just how much does a casino rake in, though?

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