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Dirk Nowitzki Saved Millions Of Dollars By Playing In Texas His Whole Career

Dirk Nowitzki Saved Millions Of Dollars By Playing In Texas His Whole Career

11 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Dirk Nowitzki played more than 20 years for the Dallas Mavericks. It was a great showing of loyalty, but it was also a smart financial move. Here's how much Nowitzki saved by playing in Texas.

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Here's How Much Michael Jordan Earned In Nike Royalties In The Last 12 Months

Here's How Much Michael Jordan Earned In Nike Royalties In The Last 12 Months

10 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan and Nike have been partners for a long time – and it's helped turn Jordan into a billionaire. See how much the Bulls legend has made in Nike royalties over the past 12 months.

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The 15 Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

The 15 Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

07 Jul 2020 @ 9AM 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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Patrick Mahomes Just Signed An Incredible, Record-Setting Contract

Patrick Mahomes Just Signed An Incredible, Record-Setting Contract

06 Jul 2020 @ 4PM PDT

Patrick Mahomes just signed a ten-year extension to stay with the Kansas City Chiefs. It's the largest deal in professional sports history—how much will he be making?

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Were The Los Angeles Lakers Secretly Practicing On A Staples Center Replica Court?

Were The Los Angeles Lakers Secretly Practicing On A Staples Center Replica Court?

06 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

During the coronavirus pandemic, NBA players aren't supposed to be practicing. But that hasn't stopped some players from holding secret workouts – possibly including several members of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez's Bid For The Mets Just Got A Lot More Serious

Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez's Bid For The Mets Just Got A Lot More Serious

03 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are putting together a bid to buy the New York Mets. Their ownership group just got a big boost thanks to new investors.

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LeBron James And Maverick Carter Raise $100 Million To Expand Media Empire

LeBron James And Maverick Carter Raise $100 Million To Expand Media Empire

02 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James and Maverick Carter are looking to take their media brand to new heights – and they just scored a $100 million investment to do so.

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Dak Prescott Will Make More Than $30 Million Next Year – But Will He Be Happy?

Dak Prescott Will Make More Than $30 Million Next Year – But Will He Be Happy?

02 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The Dallas Cowboys placed the franchise tag on Dak Prescott, meaning their quarterback will make $31.4 million next season. Here's why that huge number might be disappointing to Prescott.

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So… Was Bobby Bonilla's Contract Financially Brilliant Or Horrendously Stupid?

So… Was Bobby Bonilla's Contract Financially Brilliant Or Horrendously Stupid?

01 Jul 2020 @ 7AM PDT

As you probably know, today is international Bobby Bonilla day. So, was Bobby's decision to take an annuity instead of lump sum actually that brilliant?

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Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! The NY Mets Just Paid 57-Year-Old Bobby Bonilla $1.19 Million

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! The NY Mets Just Paid 57-Year-Old Bobby Bonilla $1.19 Million

01 Jul 2020 @ 7AM PDT

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! AKA the day when a 55-year-old retired baseball player randomly earns $1.2 million from The Mets.

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The Purchase Price For The Mets Has Fallen By More Than A Billion Dollars

The Purchase Price For The Mets Has Fallen By More Than A Billion Dollars

30 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The Wilpon family is looking to sell the New York Mets, who have been steadily losing money every year. But in the midst of a pandemic, the amount being offered for the team is becoming smaller and smaller.

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Trevor Ariza Is Choosing His Son Over Basketball – How Much Money Will He Give Up?

Trevor Ariza Is Choosing His Son Over Basketball – How Much Money Will He Give Up?

30 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Trevor Ariza will be giving up a lot of money by skipping the NBA restart in Orlando. But he has a good reason to: he wants to spend time with his son.

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Nine MLB Players Would Lose More Than $20 Million With A 60-Game Season

Nine MLB Players Would Lose More Than $20 Million With A 60-Game Season

21 Jun 2020 @ 11AM PDT

As MLB players vote on playing a shortened, 60-game season, some of the league's biggest stars stand to lose out on a ton of money.

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By Returning To Play, NBA Players Will Recoup $300 Million

By Returning To Play, NBA Players Will Recoup $300 Million

13 Jun 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The NBA has announced a plan to resume play on July 31. Here are the details, from the number of games to the money players will recoup.

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Happy 45th Birthday Allen Iverson! Just 10 More Years Til You Finally Inherit That Infamous $32 Million Reebok Trust Fund

Happy 45th Birthday Allen Iverson! Just 10 More Years Til You Finally Inherit That Infamous $32 Million Reebok Trust Fund

07 Jun 2020 @ 12PM PDT

On June 7, 2030, 10 years from today, Allen Iverson will finally receive either half or all of his $32 million Reebok trust fund. The final amount will depend on his current divorce status.

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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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Alex Rodriguez Has Finally Gotten His Last Paycheck From The MLB... How Much Did He Make?

Alex Rodriguez Has Finally Gotten His Last Paycheck From The MLB... How Much Did He Make?

30 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Alex Rodriguez played a long time in MLB. How much did he make throughout his career?
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Conor McGregor Net Worth 2020 - How Much Has The Fighter Earned In His Career So Far?

Conor McGregor Net Worth 2020 - How Much Has The Fighter Earned In His Career So Far?

16 Jan 2020 @ 7PM UTC
On Saturday, Conor McGregor makes his return to the octagon to face off against Donald Cerrone in UFC 246 in Las Vegas. It's been a minute since McGregor has competed.
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Michael Buffer Reportedly Wants To Sell His Trademark $400 Million Phrase!

Michael Buffer Reportedly Wants To Sell His Trademark $400 Million Phrase!

18 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
For almost 25 years, Michael Buffer has made a fortune from his popular catchphrase. But soon, it may belong to someone else.
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How Much Will Michael Jordan Be Worth In 2020? (Hint - A LOT!!!)

How Much Will Michael Jordan Be Worth In 2020? (Hint - A LOT!!!)

29 Oct 2015 @ 1PM UTC
Michael Jordan's net worth will be absolutely ridiculous in 2020 if all goes as planned.
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The NFL Has A List Of Billionaire "Tiger Cubs" That Could Buy Teams In The Future – And It Just May Change How The League Operates

The NFL Has A List Of Billionaire "Tiger Cubs" That Could Buy Teams In The Future – And It Just May Change How The League Operates

25 Jul 2018 @ 11AM UTC
At the moment, every team in the NFL has an owner. But when those owners are ready to sell, the league already has a list of potential future buyers.
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Conor McGregor Net Worth And Career Earnings As He Gears Up For $50 Million Khabib Payday

Conor McGregor Net Worth And Career Earnings As He Gears Up For $50 Million Khabib Payday

06 Oct 2018 @ 7PM UTC
Tonight Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon for the first time in over two years. What is his current net worth and career earnings?
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Floyd Mayweather's Net Worth Is Now $560 Million. Conor McGregor's Net Worth Is Now $85 Million

Floyd Mayweather's Net Worth Is Now $560 Million. Conor McGregor's Net Worth Is Now $85 Million

27 Aug 2017 @ 9PM UTC
What are Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather's net worths today after you factor in their massive paydays?
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Roger Goodell Net Worth And Salary History

Roger Goodell Net Worth And Salary History

25 Apr 2019 @ 8PM UTC
The NFL Draft means we'll see a lot of one man onstage: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Let's examine Roger Goodell's net worth and salary over the years.
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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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