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To Avoid A Bankruptcy Case, Former Tennis Star Boris Becker Is Claiming Diplomatic Immunity

To Avoid A Bankruptcy Case, Former Tennis Star Boris Becker Is Claiming Diplomatic Immunity

24 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Boris Becker is the youngest player to ever win at Wimbledon. Now he's trying to avoid bankruptcy proceedings by claiming diplomatic immunity.

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Puma Is Making A Return To Basketball In A Major Way

Puma Is Making A Return To Basketball In A Major Way

21 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Puma hasn't been in the basketball game in two decades, but it's looking to make a return to the hardwood in a big way.

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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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Magic Johnson's Rise From NBA Star To $600 Million Business Tycoon

Magic Johnson's Rise From NBA Star To $600 Million Business Tycoon

06 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Magic Johnson is one of the best point guards to ever play basketball. But his business success might be even more impressive.

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Russell Wilson And Ciara Are Trying To Bring A Baseball Team To Portland

Russell Wilson And Ciara Are Trying To Bring A Baseball Team To Portland

06 Jun 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Russell Wilson and Ciara are teaming up with a Portland venture aiming to bring another baseball team to the Pacific Northwest.

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Anthony Davis Is Set To Sign The Largest Contract In NBA History

Anthony Davis Is Set To Sign The Largest Contract In NBA History

31 May 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Anthony Davis's monster season came to an end in the second round of the playoffs. But if things break right, he could sign a deal that's worth more than any other the NBA has ever seen.

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LeBron's Investment In Liverpool Soccer Team Is CRUSHING

LeBron's Investment In Liverpool Soccer Team Is CRUSHING

10 May 2018 @ 11AM UTC
LeBron James is already the best businessman in the NBA. One of his investments could potentially rise even further in the next few weeks.
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How Willis McGahee Made Millions By Betting On Himself

How Willis McGahee Made Millions By Betting On Himself

03 May 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Willis McGahee suffered one of the worst injuries in college football during the 2003 Fiesta Bowl. But he believed he'd make it to the NFL – and it paid off in a big way.
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Seattle Seahawks Sign Russell Wilson To A Massive 4-Year $87.6 Million Revolutionary Deal

Seattle Seahawks Sign Russell Wilson To A Massive 4-Year $87.6 Million Revolutionary Deal

31 Jul 2015 @ 8PM UTC
Seattle Seahawks had to be getting worried as Russell Wilson's contract deadline drew near, but they don't need to be worried anymore. The team finally made him an offer he couldn't refuse.
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Nike Signs Odell Beckham Jr To Largest NFL Shoe Deal In History

Nike Signs Odell Beckham Jr To Largest NFL Shoe Deal In History

27 May 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Odell Beckham just signed the biggest shoe deal in NFL history!
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Colin Kaepernick Has Filed A Collusion Grievance Against The NFL... But Will It Get Him Signed By A Team?

Colin Kaepernick Has Filed A Collusion Grievance Against The NFL... But Will It Get Him Signed By A Team?

26 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Colin Kaepernick hasn't been on an NFL roster since March. And now, he's accusing NFL teams of collusion.
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It's Official! Adidas Poaches James Harden Away From Nike With Stunning $200 Million Contract

It's Official! Adidas Poaches James Harden Away From Nike With Stunning $200 Million Contract

13 Aug 2015 @ 4PM UTC
James Harden has 200 million reasons to feel pretty great about life today...
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10 Highest Paid Sports Commentators

10 Highest Paid Sports Commentators

09 Aug 2015 @ 9PM UTC
While the career may sound glamorous, the salary that most commentators make is not. The average sports announcer makes around $44,000 a year. Those in the larger markets will do better, and should you make the jump from local television to a network, you stand to do very well.
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Top 10 Athletes Who Make More Money From Endorsements Than From Playing

Top 10 Athletes Who Make More Money From Endorsements Than From Playing

20 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Athletes get paid an insane amount of money to play their respective games, but there are some who get paid even more to endorse products.
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Shaq Used A Piece Of Paper To Show Young People How To Effectively Manage Their Money

Shaq Used A Piece Of Paper To Show Young People How To Effectively Manage Their Money

18 May 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Shaq explains how young people can get ahead and start saving for retirement now.
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Tom Brady Is Already Planning For Life After The NFL

Tom Brady Is Already Planning For Life After The NFL

16 Feb 2017 @ 12PM UTC
Tom Brady has had a very impressive NFL career, but he knows it won't last forever. How is he planning for life after football?
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