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The 15 Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

The 15 Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

07 Jul 2020 @ 9AM PDT

After his massive 12-year, $430 million extension, Mike Trout has the largest contract in pro sports. But plenty of athletes have earned huge pay days – here's a look at the biggest ones.

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Patrick Mahomes Just Signed An Incredible, Record-Setting Contract

Patrick Mahomes Just Signed An Incredible, Record-Setting Contract

06 Jul 2020 @ 4PM PDT

Patrick Mahomes just signed a ten-year extension to stay with the Kansas City Chiefs. It's the largest deal in professional sports history—how much will he be making?

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Were The Los Angeles Lakers Secretly Practicing On A Staples Center Replica Court?

Were The Los Angeles Lakers Secretly Practicing On A Staples Center Replica Court?

06 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

During the coronavirus pandemic, NBA players aren't supposed to be practicing. But that hasn't stopped some players from holding secret workouts – possibly including several members of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez's Bid For The Mets Just Got A Lot More Serious

Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez's Bid For The Mets Just Got A Lot More Serious

03 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are putting together a bid to buy the New York Mets. Their ownership group just got a big boost thanks to new investors.

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LeBron James And Maverick Carter Raise $100 Million To Expand Media Empire

LeBron James And Maverick Carter Raise $100 Million To Expand Media Empire

02 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James and Maverick Carter are looking to take their media brand to new heights – and they just scored a $100 million investment to do so.

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Dak Prescott Will Make More Than $30 Million Next Year – But Will He Be Happy?

Dak Prescott Will Make More Than $30 Million Next Year – But Will He Be Happy?

02 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The Dallas Cowboys placed the franchise tag on Dak Prescott, meaning their quarterback will make $31.4 million next season. Here's why that huge number might be disappointing to Prescott.

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The Purchase Price For The Mets Has Fallen By More Than A Billion Dollars

The Purchase Price For The Mets Has Fallen By More Than A Billion Dollars

30 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The Wilpon family is looking to sell the New York Mets, who have been steadily losing money every year. But in the midst of a pandemic, the amount being offered for the team is becoming smaller and smaller.

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Trevor Ariza Is Choosing His Son Over Basketball – How Much Money Will He Give Up?

Trevor Ariza Is Choosing His Son Over Basketball – How Much Money Will He Give Up?

30 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Trevor Ariza will be giving up a lot of money by skipping the NBA restart in Orlando. But he has a good reason to: he wants to spend time with his son.

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Nine MLB Players Would Lose More Than $20 Million With A 60-Game Season

Nine MLB Players Would Lose More Than $20 Million With A 60-Game Season

21 Jun 2020 @ 11AM PDT

As MLB players vote on playing a shortened, 60-game season, some of the league's biggest stars stand to lose out on a ton of money.

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By Returning To Play, NBA Players Will Recoup $300 Million

By Returning To Play, NBA Players Will Recoup $300 Million

13 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The NBA has announced a plan to resume play on July 31. Here are the details, from the number of games to the money players will recoup.

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