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Here's Why So Many NBA Players Don't Have Shoe Deals

Here's Why So Many NBA Players Don't Have Shoe Deals

18 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The NBA shoe deal landscape looks different than it did just a few years ago. Here's what's changed for the league's players.

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How Blake Hance Went From The Practice Squad To Earning $40,000 For One Game

How Blake Hance Went From The Practice Squad To Earning $40,000 For One Game

11 Jan 2021 @ 9PM PST

Prior to this year's playoffs, Blake Hance had never played a snap in the NFL. But he came through in a big way for the Cleveland Browns.

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Why Are So Many Musicians Selling Their Catalogs?

Why Are So Many Musicians Selling Their Catalogs?

08 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Bob Dylan sold his catalog of more than 600 songs last month, but he's hardly the only artist to do so. Why are so many musicians selling now?

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Master P And Baron Davis Are Looking To Acquire Reebok

Master P And Baron Davis Are Looking To Acquire Reebok

06 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

The rap mogul and former NBA star are in talks to acquire Reebok, with aims to re-define the sneaker industry.

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Anthony Carter's Agent Just Paid Him Back For A $3 Million Mistake

Anthony Carter's Agent Just Paid Him Back For A $3 Million Mistake

04 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Thanks to a clerical error 17 years ago, Anthony Carter missed out on a multi-million dollar deal. His agent just finished paying him back.

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Was Kobe Bryant Planning To Leave Nike To Start His Own Shoe Company?

Was Kobe Bryant Planning To Leave Nike To Start His Own Shoe Company?

03 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

It appears that Kobe Bryant may have been looking to start his own independent shoe company, just weeks before he died.

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Texas Fires Coach Tom Herman — And Now Owes Him A Massive Buyout

Texas Fires Coach Tom Herman — And Now Owes Him A Massive Buyout

02 Jan 2021 @ 10AM PST

The Texas Longhorns have parted ways with coach Tom Herman. And it's going to cost them a ton of money to say goodbye.

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JuJu Smith-Schuster Bought Christmas Gifts For Hundreds Of Children

JuJu Smith-Schuster Bought Christmas Gifts For Hundreds Of Children

02 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

JuJu Smith-Schuster is delivering both on the field and off of it. Check out a cool thing he did for families in need during the holidays.

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Alex Rodriguez Is Investing More Than Half A Billion Dollars In Hotels

Alex Rodriguez Is Investing More Than Half A Billion Dollars In Hotels

02 Jan 2021 @ 4AM PST

Alex Rodriguez didn't end up getting to buy the New York Mets, but he's not resting on his laurels. Here's his latest investment.

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Jim Harbaugh Has Earned An Insane Amount Of Money From Michigan

Jim Harbaugh Has Earned An Insane Amount Of Money From Michigan

30 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Jim Harbaugh hasn't won a Big Ten title in six seasons at Michigan. Yet the university is still paying him a ton of money to coach.

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Here's How Much Money The Washington Football Team Owes Dwayne Haskins After Cutting Him

Here's How Much Money The Washington Football Team Owes Dwayne Haskins After Cutting Him

28 Dec 2020 @ 8PM PST

The Washington Football Team released quarterback Dwayne Haskins, and, depending on if he signs with another team, they could owe him a ton.

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Here's How Much Money The Eagles Will Owe Carson Wentz If They Trade Him

Here's How Much Money The Eagles Will Owe Carson Wentz If They Trade Him

23 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Carson Wentz signed a massive deal last year, but he may have just been benched for the rest of the season. That could be a costly decision.

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Rudy Gobert Signs A Record-Setting Contract Extension With The Utah Jazz

Rudy Gobert Signs A Record-Setting Contract Extension With The Utah Jazz

21 Dec 2020 @ 10AM PST

Rudy Gobert signed one of the largest deals in NBA history, as well as the richest one for a center. Here's how much he'll make.

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Mark Cuban Is Giving J.J. Barea Millions To Thank Him For His Loyalty

Mark Cuban Is Giving J.J. Barea Millions To Thank Him For His Loyalty

18 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Mark Cuban is releasing Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea – but he's sending him off in a super classy way.

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Auburn Is Paying Gus Malzahn An Absurd Amount Of Money To No Longer Coach For The School

Auburn Is Paying Gus Malzahn An Absurd Amount Of Money To No Longer Coach For The School

17 Dec 2020 @ 4AM PST

Auburn is parting ways with coach Gus Malzahn. The biggest problem? It's going to cost the university a ton of money to do so.

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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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