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Dwyane Wade Now Owns Part Of The Utah Jazz

Dwyane Wade Now Owns Part Of The Utah Jazz

16 Apr 2021 @ 5PM PDT

Dwyane Wade is now a minority owner with the Utah Jazz. Here's a look at what his role with the team might look like.

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Alex Rodriguez Is About To Own The Minnesota Timberwolves

Alex Rodriguez Is About To Own The Minnesota Timberwolves

13 Apr 2021 @ 4AM PDT

After failing to buy the New York Mets last year, Alex Rodriguez has set his sights on a new team — and a new league.

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Bill Self Now Has A Lifetime Contract With Kansas — How Much Can He Make?

Bill Self Now Has A Lifetime Contract With Kansas — How Much Can He Make?

12 Apr 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks agreed to a deal that will keep the coach in Lawrence for the rest of his coaching career.

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The 10 Most Valuable Baseball Teams In The World 2021

The 10 Most Valuable Baseball Teams In The World 2021

08 Apr 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The 2020 and 2021 baseball seasons are…unique to say the least. That said, the shortened season last year and lack of fans in the stands leading to major decreases in revenue didn't affect the values of the 10 most valuable teams in baseball.

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NCAA Tournament Final Four: Gonzaga Vs. UCLA — How Did Mark Few And Mick Cronin Get Here?

NCAA Tournament Final Four: Gonzaga Vs. UCLA — How Did Mark Few And Mick Cronin Get Here?

03 Apr 2021 @ 10AM PDT

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few will face off against Mick Cronin and the UCLA Bruins. Here's how each coach got to where he is today.

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NCAA Tournament Final Four: Houston vs. Baylor — How Did Kelvin Sampson And Scott Drew Get Here?

NCAA Tournament Final Four: Houston vs. Baylor — How Did Kelvin Sampson And Scott Drew Get Here?

03 Apr 2021 @ 10AM PDT

The Baylor Bears and Houston Cougars square off in one of the 2021 Final Four games. Here's a look at both team's head coaches.

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On MLB's Opening Day, Francisco Lindor Signs A Massive New Contract with the New York Mets

On MLB's Opening Day, Francisco Lindor Signs A Massive New Contract with the New York Mets

01 Apr 2021 @ 4PM PDT

Francisco Lindor and the New York Mets just agreed to a massive contract extension. Here are the details and what it means for the team.

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Salvador Perez Just Signed The Largest Deal In Kansas City Royals History

Salvador Perez Just Signed The Largest Deal In Kansas City Royals History

29 Mar 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Salvador Perez just inked a massive extension to stay in Kansas City. The deal is worth more than any the Royals have ever offered.

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Kenny Golladay Signs With The New York Giants – And He's Getting A Huge Pay Raise

Kenny Golladay Signs With The New York Giants – And He's Getting A Huge Pay Raise

27 Mar 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Kenny Golladay just inked a big new contract with the New York Giants. And it will bump him from the 150th-highest-paid receiver to the sixth.

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Russell Okung Converted Half His Salary To Bitcoin Last Year — Here's How Much He's Made

Russell Okung Converted Half His Salary To Bitcoin Last Year — Here's How Much He's Made

26 Mar 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Russell Okung asked for half of his 2020 salary to be converted into Bitcoin. Today, it's worth more than double the initial investment.

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Here's How Much Dak Prescott Will Make – After Taxes – With His New Contract

Here's How Much Dak Prescott Will Make – After Taxes – With His New Contract

16 Mar 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Dak Prescott just signed a huge extension with the Dallas Cowboys. But how much money will he actually take home?

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Inside Dak Prescott's Record-Breaking Contract

Inside Dak Prescott's Record-Breaking Contract

08 Mar 2021 @ 9PM PST

After years of negotiating, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys finally agreed on a deal. Here's what it's worth.

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Blake Griffin Agrees To A Deal With Brooklyn Nets

Blake Griffin Agrees To A Deal With Brooklyn Nets

07 Mar 2021 @ 7PM PST

Blake Griffin asked for a buyout from the Detroit Pistons. And now, he's joined one of the top teams in the league.

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Why J.J. Watt Signed With The Arizona Cardinals For $31 Million

Why J.J. Watt Signed With The Arizona Cardinals For $31 Million

05 Mar 2021 @ 4AM PST

J.J. Watt just signed a two-year, $31 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals. Here's why he went with that franchise.

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Could Jeff Bezos Really Buy The Washington Football Team?

Could Jeff Bezos Really Buy The Washington Football Team?

04 Mar 2021 @ 4AM PST

Jeff Bezos is interested in buying the Washington Football Team — but he may have to persuade majority owner Daniel Snyder to sell.

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How Diego Simeone Became The Highest-Paid Coach In Sports History

How Diego Simeone Became The Highest-Paid Coach In Sports History

02 Oct 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Diego Simeone is by far the highest-paid coach in all of pro sports. Here's a look at how he's gotten to that position.
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How Much Money Would Giannis Antetokounmpo Give Up By Leaving The Bucks?

How Much Money Would Giannis Antetokounmpo Give Up By Leaving The Bucks?

29 Sep 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Giannis Antetokounmpo isn't a free agent until next offseason, but there's already plenty of buzz about where he'll end up. If he leaves Milwaukee, he'll leave a ton of money on the table.
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The 25 Richest Athletes In The World 2020

The 25 Richest Athletes In The World 2020

13 Apr 2020 @ 5PM UTC
Who is the richest athlete in the world? Which athletes are billionaires? Floyd Mayweather, Michael Jordan, Michael Schumacher and Tiger Woods have each earned well over $1 billion in their careers. But is that enough to make one of them the richest of all?
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Love Him Or Hate Him, Barstool Founder Dave Portnoy Is Now Worth $100 Million

Love Him Or Hate Him, Barstool Founder Dave Portnoy Is Now Worth $100 Million

29 Jan 2020 @ 6PM UTC
Barstool founder Dave Portnoy has a lot of haters. And those haters are going to lose their minds today...
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After Blowing Through $80 Million, Terrell Owens Has Financial Advice For Other Players

After Blowing Through $80 Million, Terrell Owens Has Financial Advice For Other Players

16 Jan 2018 @ 12PM UTC
Terrell Owens has lost almost all of his money from his playing days. Now, he's offering advice to make sure others don't fall down the same path.
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The Tragic Downfall Of The NBA's Delonte West

The Tragic Downfall Of The NBA's Delonte West

20 Jan 2020 @ 6PM UTC
The NBA's Delonte West spent half of his career playing with an undiagnosed mental illness, running through money faster than he could make it, and marking his days and nights with episodes of mania and depression. Delonte West is bipolar.
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Cody Bellinger's New Contract Will Pay Him More Than 19 Times What He Made In 2019

Cody Bellinger's New Contract Will Pay Him More Than 19 Times What He Made In 2019

16 Jan 2020 @ 12PM UTC
Fresh off a National League MVP award, Cody Bellinger just get a big new contract from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Here's how much he'll make in 2020.
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Ozzie Silna, One Of The Brothers Who Made $800 Million Off The Best Business Deal Of All Time, Dies At 83

Ozzie Silna, One Of The Brothers Who Made $800 Million Off The Best Business Deal Of All Time, Dies At 83

28 Apr 2016 @ 5PM UTC
40 years ago, Ozzie and Daniel Silna lucked into what eventually became the best sports business deal of all time, netting them $800 million. Ozzie just died at the age of 83.
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Dez Bryant Is Being Sued For Leaving A Rental Home In Disgusting Condition

Dez Bryant Is Being Sued For Leaving A Rental Home In Disgusting Condition

29 Jun 2016 @ 11AM UTC
In the latest story of an athlete leaving a rental home in less than stellar shape, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is being sued for wreaking havoc on a property he lived in for less than two years.
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Sam Bradford Has Made More Than A Million Dollars For Every Touchdown He's Thrown In The NFL

Sam Bradford Has Made More Than A Million Dollars For Every Touchdown He's Thrown In The NFL

19 Mar 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Sam Bradford has made a ton of money in the NFL... but it hasn't necessarily translated to success on the field.
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