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.


Joakim Noah Made More Than $1.3 Million Per Game For The Knicks

Joakim Noah Made More Than $1.3 Million Per Game For The Knicks

19 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Joakim Noah and the New York Knicks have finally parted ways, but not before Noah got a ton of money from the team.

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Allen Iverson Makes $800,000 Per Year From Reebok – And Reebok Is Fine With That!

Allen Iverson Makes $800,000 Per Year From Reebok – And Reebok Is Fine With That!

17 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Allen Iverson last played in the NBA in 2010. But he's still making nearly a million dollars a year thanks to a lifetime deal with Reebok.

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Instead Of Drew Brees, The Miami Dolphins Drafted A Quarterback Who Passed For Zero Career Yards

Instead Of Drew Brees, The Miami Dolphins Drafted A Quarterback Who Passed For Zero Career Yards

12 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

The Miami Dolphins have missed out on Drew Brees twice. After he set the NFL record for career passing yards, it's even more shocking to see who the Dolphins passed up Brees for.

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The Five Most Underrated Free Agent Signings In The NBA

The Five Most Underrated Free Agent Signings In The NBA

05 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

While the stars make the headlines, NBA games are often one thanks to key role players. These five guys changed teams this offseason, and they just might make a massive difference throughout the year.

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Who Was The First North American Athlete To Sign A Million-Dollar Contract?

Who Was The First North American Athlete To Sign A Million-Dollar Contract?

02 Oct 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Today, it's hard to believe a professional athlete could have a contract worth less than $1 million. But it didn't always used to be that way. Who was the first North American athlete to reach the $1 million mark?

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CC Sabathia Was Two Innings Shy Of A $500k Bonus Last Night – But He Beaned A Batter Anyway

CC Sabathia Was Two Innings Shy Of A $500k Bonus Last Night – But He Beaned A Batter Anyway

27 Sep 2018 @ 3PM PDT

CC Sabathia was just two innings away from making an additional half a million dollars this year. But his fierce loyalty may end up costing him.

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Inside The Money Laundering Scheme Of A Former Sacramento Kings Executive

Inside The Money Laundering Scheme Of A Former Sacramento Kings Executive

27 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Jeff David spent a dozen years working in the NBA. For at least for some of that time, he was allegedly siphoning money from an NBA team's top sponsors in a sophisticated money laundering scheme.

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What Happens To A Player's Money If He Dies While Under Contract?

What Happens To A Player's Money If He Dies While Under Contract?

25 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

It's a bit morbid to think about, but sadly, it's a reality professional sports teams have to prepare for: What happens when a player dies while under contract?

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The Winner Of Tiger Woods And Phil Mickelson's Head-to-Head Match Will Make Nearly As Much As If He Won The FedEx Cup Playoffs

The Winner Of Tiger Woods And Phil Mickelson's Head-to-Head Match Will Make Nearly As Much As If He Won The FedEx Cup Playoffs

22 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are squaring off in a one-on-one match during Thanksgiving weekend. And the winner will make a ton of money

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Auburn's Gus Malzahn Just Donated $2 Million To Help His Football Team

Auburn's Gus Malzahn Just Donated $2 Million To Help His Football Team

20 Sep 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Gus Malzahn is putting his money where his mouth is to ensure his Auburn Tigers have the best practice facilities available.

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