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Stephen A. Smith Will Become Highest Paid ESPN Personality Ever – Here's How Much He'll Make

Stephen A. Smith Will Become Highest Paid ESPN Personality Ever – Here's How Much He'll Make

13 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Stephen A. Smith is in the process of negotiating a new deal with ESPN – and they're willing to pay him more than anyone before him.

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DeMarcus Lawrence's New Deal Includes More Year One Money Than Any Non-Quarterback Ever

DeMarcus Lawrence's New Deal Includes More Year One Money Than Any Non-Quarterback Ever

12 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

DeMarcus Lawrence is now among the highest-paid defensive players in the league – and he's making more in the first year of his contract than any non-quarterback ever has.

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Ronald Acuna Just Became The Youngest Player To Sign A $100 Million Contract

Ronald Acuna Just Became The Youngest Player To Sign A $100 Million Contract

10 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Ronald Acuna just became the youngest player to sign a nine-figure contract. How long will he stay with the Braves?

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Conor McGregor Is Challenging Mark Wahlberg To A Fight Over His UFC Shares

Conor McGregor Is Challenging Mark Wahlberg To A Fight Over His UFC Shares

09 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Conor McGregor is challenging Mark Wahlberg to a fight. The prize? The actor's shares in UFC.

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John Calipari Has Signed A Lifetime Deal With Kentucky

John Calipari Has Signed A Lifetime Deal With Kentucky

08 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

John Calipari and Kentucky have agreed to a lifetime deal. How much is the head coach making at the school?

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The Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

The Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

06 Apr 2019 @ 4AM 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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How Much Is Tony Romo Worth To CBS?

How Much Is Tony Romo Worth To CBS?

04 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Tony Romo has one year left on his broadcasting deal with CBS. How much is the company paying him – and how much will they have to give up to keep him?

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Mike Trout Signed A Record-Setting Deal, But Floyd Mayweather Still Has Him Beat For Largest Sports Contract Ever

Mike Trout Signed A Record-Setting Deal, But Floyd Mayweather Still Has Him Beat For Largest Sports Contract Ever

01 Apr 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Mike Trout's $430 million contract extension is rightfully being called a record-setting deal. But as far as total earnings from just one contract – Floyd Mayweather holds that crown.

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Justin Verlander Signed A Record Deal To Stay With The Astros

Justin Verlander Signed A Record Deal To Stay With The Astros

31 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Justin Verlander has only spent a season-and-a-half in Houston, but the Astros have been so impressed that they gave him a record-setting deal. Here's how much it's worth.

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What Would You Do If You Signed A Life-Changing Contract? Here's How Packers LB Za'Darius Smith Handled It

What Would You Do If You Signed A Life-Changing Contract? Here's How Packers LB Za'Darius Smith Handled It

30 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith just signed a massive, life-changing contract. How would you react to hearing the news that you received a similarly impressive deal?

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Conor McGregor Supposedly Retires From MMA/UFC – Is He Rich Enough To Never Fight Again?

Conor McGregor Supposedly Retires From MMA/UFC – Is He Rich Enough To Never Fight Again?

26 Mar 2019 @ 8AM PDT

In a surprise move, Conor McGregor announced late last night that he is retiring from MMA fighting. What is Conor McGregor's net worth and career earnings?

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Rob Gronkowski Retires From The NFL – And He Never Spent A Dime Of His $60 Million Career Earnings

Rob Gronkowski Retires From The NFL – And He Never Spent A Dime Of His $60 Million Career Earnings

24 Mar 2019 @ 3PM PDT

Rob Gronkowski retires after 9 impressive seasons in the NFL. Perhaps more impressively, he retires without spending a dime of his $60 million NFL career earnings!

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Which NCAA Tournament Head Coaches Make The Most Money?

Which NCAA Tournament Head Coaches Make The Most Money?

22 Mar 2019 @ 11AM PDT

Which of the March Madness coaches are making mad money?

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Despite His Injury, Going To College Helped Zion Williamson Earn Millions Of Dollars

Despite His Injury, Going To College Helped Zion Williamson Earn Millions Of Dollars

21 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Zion Williamson missed a handful of games due to injury this year, but in the long run, going to Duke was perhaps the best move he could have made.

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Landon Collins Will Make More Per Year Than Any Safety Ever – And It's A Great Deal For The Redskins

Landon Collins Will Make More Per Year Than Any Safety Ever – And It's A Great Deal For The Redskins

20 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Washington signed Landon Collins to the most expensive per-season contract a safety has ever received, at least on paper. But a deeper dive reveals a very reasonable deal for one of the best in the game.

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How Long Can The Warriors Dynasty Stay Together?

How Long Can The Warriors Dynasty Stay Together?

14 Jun 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are signed to long-term deals. However, the other major parts of the Warriors dynasty will be free agents this summer. What do the Warriors have to do to get them to stick around?
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After Leaving The White House, Barack Obama Wants To Own An NBA Team... Can He Pull It Off?

After Leaving The White House, Barack Obama Wants To Own An NBA Team... Can He Pull It Off?

06 Jul 2016 @ 11AM UTC
We know he can knock down a jump shot, but can Barack Obama really run a professional basketball franchise?
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Andrew Luck's New Contract Just Made History! These Are The Top Ten Largest Contracts Ever In The NFL

Andrew Luck's New Contract Just Made History! These Are The Top Ten Largest Contracts Ever In The NFL

15 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Andrew Luck's new deal is worth $140 million. But what other noteworthy mega-deals have there been in the NFL? These are the top ten.
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The King On The Throne, LeBron James, Sits Atop This List Of The NBA's 25 Highest-Paid Players

The King On The Throne, LeBron James, Sits Atop This List Of The NBA's 25 Highest-Paid Players

13 Dec 2016 @ 12PM UTC
With Kobe Bryant out of the mix, there's a new king in town. But besides LeBron, who's making huge money this season? Well, here are the top 25!
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A Piece Of The New York Yankees Is For Sale And It Will Not Be Cheap!

A Piece Of The New York Yankees Is For Sale And It Will Not Be Cheap!

13 Mar 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Hal Steinbrenner recently stated that the New York Yankees are not for sale and will likely not be for sale at anytime in the near future, but thanks to one of the team's minority owners, there is a very small piece of the team available – for the right price.
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One Of The NBA's Top Draft Prospects Will Make $1 Million Skipping College To Intern For New Balance

One Of The NBA's Top Draft Prospects Will Make $1 Million Skipping College To Intern For New Balance

06 Dec 2018 @ 12PM UTC
Darius Bazley is hoping to blaze a new trail to NBA stardom. And even if he doesn't succeed, he'll still become a millionaire.
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Reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson And Toronto Blue Jays Avoid Arbitration With $28.65 Million Deal

Reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson And Toronto Blue Jays Avoid Arbitration With $28.65 Million Deal

17 Feb 2016 @ 12PM UTC
After winning the AL MVP last season, Josh Donaldson and the Blue Jays knew he was going to get a hefty pay raise during the off-season. With an arbitration hearing scheduled, the two sides managed to agree to a $28.65 million deal on their own.
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From The Backyard To NBA MVP – The Incredible Rise Of Steph Curry

From The Backyard To NBA MVP – The Incredible Rise Of Steph Curry

14 Jun 2015 @ 10PM UTC
Stephen Curry has had one heck of a year. He led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA-best 67 wins during the regular season, and has them right on the brink of an NBA title. Where'd this superstar come from???
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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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After Holding Out The Entire Offseason, J.R. Smith Re-Signs With The Cleveland Cavaliers

After Holding Out The Entire Offseason, J.R. Smith Re-Signs With The Cleveland Cavaliers

18 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Fresh off an NBA championship, the Cleveland Cavaliers just brought back the final key piece of their victorious roster.
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