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.


How Much Money Does An NBA Draft Pick Make?

How Much Money Does An NBA Draft Pick Make?

20 Jun 2018 @ 9AM PDT

The NBA Draft will help a lot of athletes realize their dreams – especially financially. How much will the top selections make next season?

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How Much Is LeBron Worth To The Cavs – And The City Of Cleveland?

How Much Is LeBron Worth To The Cavs – And The City Of Cleveland?

20 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James has had a tremendous effect on the city of Cleveland. But can we figure out just how much he's worth to the city's economy?

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These Three Athletes Have Earned More Than $1 Billion From Salary, Endorsements, And Investments

These Three Athletes Have Earned More Than $1 Billion From Salary, Endorsements, And Investments

16 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Becoming a billionaire is no easy task. And even though player salaries are higher than ever, only three athletes can count themselves as part of the billionaire club.

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Kevin Durant Has Investments In 16 Companies – Here's What He's Learned

Kevin Durant Has Investments In 16 Companies – Here's What He's Learned

15 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Kevin Durant is now a two-time NBA champion, but he's got his sights on something even bigger: taking over Silicon Valley.

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LeBron James Earned $33 Million This Season…But He Only Received Half Of It

LeBron James Earned $33 Million This Season…But He Only Received Half Of It

13 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James made a ton of money this past season. Er…well, at least he did before all of the taxes and fees he owed. How much did he end up with?

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Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert Is Investing $5 Billion Into Downtown Detroit

Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert Is Investing $5 Billion Into Downtown Detroit

12 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Dan Gilbert is best known as the owner of the Cavaliers. So why is he investing billions into downtown Detroit?

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Western Kentucky's Big Red Mascot Is Part Of A $250 Million Lawsuit

Western Kentucky's Big Red Mascot Is Part Of A $250 Million Lawsuit

12 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

An Italian media company has stolen the concept for its spokescreature from the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, the highest court in Italy ruled.

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Former Baseball Player Steve Finley Has Made A Second Career As A Financial Adviser

Former Baseball Player Steve Finley Has Made A Second Career As A Financial Adviser

10 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Steve Finley had a long, productive career in the major leagues. Now, he's helping make sure younger athletes don't quickly blow through their first paychecks.

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Arizona Cardinals Tight End Jermaine Gresham Paid So A Student Could Make Her Flight

Arizona Cardinals Tight End Jermaine Gresham Paid So A Student Could Make Her Flight

08 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Picture this: you're at an airport, unable to board your flight because your credit card was declined. Then an NFL player comes to help you out.

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How Peyton Manning Helped Tiger Woods Reclaim His No. 1 Ranking

How Peyton Manning Helped Tiger Woods Reclaim His No. 1 Ranking

07 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning have played several rounds of golf together. But it was one day in particular that fueled Woods's competitive drive – and it was thanks to some trash talk from Peyton Manning.

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