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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.


Going Forward Saquon Barkley Will Only Accept Bitcoin For His Endorsement Money

Going Forward Saquon Barkley Will Only Accept Bitcoin For His Endorsement Money

21 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Saquon Barkley makes over $10 million per year in endorsement money — and he's making a major shift in that part of his career.

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Novak Djokovic Has Now Officially Won More Prize Money Than Any Other Tennis Player In History

Novak Djokovic Has Now Officially Won More Prize Money Than Any Other Tennis Player In History

20 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Novak Djokovic won another Wimbledon title. That achievement puts him on a pedestal no tennis player has ever reached before.

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Collin Morikawa Just Accomplished Something No Other Golfer Ever Has

Collin Morikawa Just Accomplished Something No Other Golfer Ever Has

18 Jul 2021 @ 8PM PDT

Collin Morikawa isn't even 25 years old yet, but he's already making history across golf. Here's his latest accomplishment.

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How Pete Alonso Has Doubled His Career Earnings In About 20 Minutes Of Work

How Pete Alonso Has Doubled His Career Earnings In About 20 Minutes Of Work

13 Jul 2021 @ 6PM PDT

Pete Alonso had himself another monster Home Run Derby to win a second straight title — and he earned a massive bonus in the process.

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How Khris Middleton Went From Second-Round Pick To A Star In The NBA Finals

How Khris Middleton Went From Second-Round Pick To A Star In The NBA Finals

08 Jul 2021 @ 5PM PDT

Nine years ago, Khris Middleton was an afterthought on the Detroit Pistons. Today, he's a star in the NBA Finals. How did he get here?

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The Weird And Clever Way Clint Capela Made An Extra $1 Million After Being Traded To The Hawks

The Weird And Clever Way Clint Capela Made An Extra $1 Million After Being Traded To The Hawks

02 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

This was the first year Clint Capela didn't play for the Houston Rockets. And it just made him an extra $1 million.

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7 Of The Craziest Deferred-Money Contracts In Sports History

7 Of The Craziest Deferred-Money Contracts In Sports History

30 Jun 2021 @ 3PM PDT

Deferred-money contracts can save teams money now – but they often pay a lot more later. Here's a look at seven of the craziest such deals.

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Most NBA Players Make Big Contract Bets At Their Peak Health And Performance. Spencer Dinwiddie Just Rolled The Dice With A Torn ACL…

Most NBA Players Make Big Contract Bets At Their Peak Health And Performance. Spencer Dinwiddie Just Rolled The Dice With A Torn ACL…

22 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Spencer Dinwiddie has barely played since tearing the ACL in his right knee, yet he's giving up over $12 million in hopes of better days.

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Chris Paul Is Taking A Gamble On Himself That Could Be Worth $100 Million

Chris Paul Is Taking A Gamble On Himself That Could Be Worth $100 Million

12 Jun 2021 @ 9PM PDT

Chris Paul appears to be planning to decline his player option worth $44.2 million. And it could turn out to be a brilliant move.

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How Much Nick Saban Will Make With His New Alabama Contract?

How Much Nick Saban Will Make With His New Alabama Contract?

07 Jun 2021 @ 8PM PDT

Nick Saban's contract with the Crimson Tide will keep him in town for a while — and pay him a ton of money in the process.

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