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A Fan Placed A Huge Bet On The Lakers Just Before They Traded For Anthony Davis

A Fan Placed A Huge Bet On The Lakers Just Before They Traded For Anthony Davis

23 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers made a massive trade that will send superstar Anthony Davis to L.A. – and one (perhaps lucky) bettor placed a bet just before it happened.

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Here Are The Six Highest-Paid Fighters Of The Past Year

Here Are The Six Highest-Paid Fighters Of The Past Year

21 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Six fighters from the boxing and UFC worlds are among the top 100 highest-paid athletes. Here's a look at those six guys – and how much they made last year.

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Zion Williamson Is The Top Pick In The 2019 NBA Draft…How Much Money Will He Make?

Zion Williamson Is The Top Pick In The 2019 NBA Draft…How Much Money Will He Make?

20 Jun 2019 @ 8PM PDT

It's official – Zion Williamson is the number one pick in this year's NBA Draft. And he's set to earn a ton of money. Here's how much he can potentially make.

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John Calipari Is Now The Highest-Paid Coach In College Sports – Here's How Much He'll Make

John Calipari Is Now The Highest-Paid Coach In College Sports – Here's How Much He'll Make

20 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

John Calipari's 10-year deal will pay him more than any other college head coach – in any sport.

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After Kawhi Leonard Signed A $94 Million Contract, He Continued Driving A 20-Year-Old Car

After Kawhi Leonard Signed A $94 Million Contract, He Continued Driving A 20-Year-Old Car

20 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Kawhi Leonard signed a five-year deal worth nearly $100 million in 2015. Yet he chose not to upgrade the car he was driving since high school.

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Kawhi Leonard Accomplished Something No NBA Player Has Ever Done Before

Kawhi Leonard Accomplished Something No NBA Player Has Ever Done Before

18 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Kawhi Leonard just accomplished something no NBA player ever has – and he's going to get millions of dollars when free agency starts at the end of June. It's been a pretty good month!

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A Look At The $50 Million Venture Capital Fund Aaron Rodgers Just Launched

A Look At The $50 Million Venture Capital Fund Aaron Rodgers Just Launched

14 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Aaron Rodgers's venture capital firm Rx3 Ventures just launched a $50 million fund. Check out some of the companies the fund has already invested in.

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Carson Wentz Just Signed A Record-Setting Contract To Stay In Philadelphia

Carson Wentz Just Signed A Record-Setting Contract To Stay In Philadelphia

12 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Carson Wentz just signed a contract with the most guaranteed money in NFL history. How much is it worth?

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The Incredible Rise of Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr.

The Incredible Rise of Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr.

09 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Andy Ruiz Jr. recorded one of the biggest upsets in boxing history when he knocked out Anthony Joshua. It's just the latest accomplishment in a career full of magical moments.

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Kawhi Leonard Is Suing Nike For Using His Klaw Logo

Kawhi Leonard Is Suing Nike For Using His Klaw Logo

08 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

In the midst of a grueling NBA Finals, Kawhi Leonard has another opponent to face: Nike, which he alleges used his famous "Klaw" logo without his permission.

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Michael Jordan's Net Worth Is Now Officially $1.9 Billion

Michael Jordan's Net Worth Is Now Officially $1.9 Billion

07 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan last played an NBA game in 2003. But he's continued earning – and his net worth has grown to staggering heights.

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The Warriors Fan That Shoved Kyle Lowry Is A Part Owner Of The Team – And He Just Got A Major Punishment

The Warriors Fan That Shoved Kyle Lowry Is A Part Owner Of The Team – And He Just Got A Major Punishment

06 Jun 2019 @ 4PM PDT

The most talked about moment of Game 3 of the NBA Finals has taken a turn: the fan that shoved Kyle Lowry owns part of the Warriors – and the NBA just punished him severely.

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Former Cleveland Browns And Aston Villa Owner Randy Lerner Just Made $38 Million From A Team He No Longer Owns

Former Cleveland Browns And Aston Villa Owner Randy Lerner Just Made $38 Million From A Team He No Longer Owns

05 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Randy Lerner no longer owns Aston Villa, but the club just helped him make a huge amount of money.

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Liverpool Just Won The European Cup – Which Means LeBron James Just Got Wealthier

Liverpool Just Won The European Cup – Which Means LeBron James Just Got Wealthier

01 Jun 2019 @ 9PM PDT

Liverpool F.C. took home its sixth UEFA Champions League cup today – and that's good news for LeBron James. Here's why.

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How Much Did Babe Ruth Make Per Year At The Peak Of His Career, In Salary And Endorsements?

How Much Did Babe Ruth Make Per Year At The Peak Of His Career, In Salary And Endorsements?

31 May 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Babe Ruth had one of the most impressive single-season performances during the Yankees' powerhouse 1927 season. Between salary and endorsements, how much did Ruth earn that year?

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Adam Silver Net Worth And Salary

Adam Silver Net Worth And Salary

22 Jun 2017 @ 11PM UTC
What is NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's net worth and salary?
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One Simple Vote Just Cost Anthony Davis A TON Of Money

One Simple Vote Just Cost Anthony Davis A TON Of Money

26 May 2016 @ 11PM UTC
It all came down to a single vote. And that single vote would have made Anthony Davis $24 million richer.
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Who Will Be The First $100 Million Earner In Tennis - Novak Djokovic Or Roger Federer?

Who Will Be The First $100 Million Earner In Tennis - Novak Djokovic Or Roger Federer?

07 Feb 2016 @ 8PM UTC
Tennis has not had a player reach the $100 million career earnings milestone, but could soon have two, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. Federer currently has the lead with $97.9 million followed by Djokovic with $96.9 million.
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Warren Buffett Might Give You $1 Million A Year For Life (If You Work For One Of His Companies)

Warren Buffett Might Give You $1 Million A Year For Life (If You Work For One Of His Companies)

03 Mar 2016 @ 12AM UTC
Warren Buffett set the college basketball loving world on fire with his $1 billion perfect bracket challenger a couple years ago, and this year he is trying something again. Win and you get $1 million a year for life. However, much like the perfect bracket challenge, this one will not be easy.
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Top Ten Highest Paid College Football Coaches

Top Ten Highest Paid College Football Coaches

09 Sep 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Some schools are willing to pay the freight if it means winning, and some schools are not. These schools are more than happy to pay the price for a good head coach...
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Here's How Much The Best Disc Golfers In The World Make

Here's How Much The Best Disc Golfers In The World Make

20 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
There are a handful of professional disc golfers who stand out from the rest of the players of the sport, and the PDGA recently crowned new World Champions. What might surprise you is how much (or little) money the elite players make.
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BIG3 Founder Ice Cube Files $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Qatari Investors

BIG3 Founder Ice Cube Files $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Qatari Investors

13 Apr 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Ice Cube is seeking over a billion dollars in damages from a group of Qatari nationals who allegedly failed to invest the full amount they promised to his BIG3 basketball league.
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NO. Lance Armstrong Is NOT A Billionaire From Uber

NO. Lance Armstrong Is NOT A Billionaire From Uber

10 May 2019 @ 12PM UTC
Recently, several outlets have been reporting that Lance Armstrong's early investment in Uber changed the fortunes of his family and made him a billionaire. Well, maybe someday that will happen, but it simply is not the case right now.
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After 24 Years With Nike, Roger Federer Is Leaving For Uniqlo – And He'll Make A Ton Of Money Doing So

After 24 Years With Nike, Roger Federer Is Leaving For Uniqlo – And He'll Make A Ton Of Money Doing So

08 Jul 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Roger Federer's long-term deal with Nike is finally over. To celebrate, he's going to make a LOT of money from rival company, Uniqlo.
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After Earning $336 MILLION On The Court, Kevin Garnett Retires As The Highest Earner In NBA History

After Earning $336 MILLION On The Court, Kevin Garnett Retires As The Highest Earner In NBA History

27 Sep 2016 @ 11AM UTC
After a long, illustrious 21-year career, Kevin Garnett announced he's retiring from the NBA. And he does so, having collected more money than any other player before him.
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