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Check Out The Huge Profit Mikhail Prokhorov Made From Selling The Brooklyn Nets

Check Out The Huge Profit Mikhail Prokhorov Made From Selling The Brooklyn Nets

23 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Mikhail Prokhorov bought the Nets ten years ago at what looks like a bargain price now. Here's how much he'll profit from selling the team this month.

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Chandler Catanzaro Abruptly Retired From The Jets – Here's How Much Money He's Giving Up

Chandler Catanzaro Abruptly Retired From The Jets – Here's How Much Money He's Giving Up

19 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Chandler Catanzaro was all set to be the kicker for the New York Jets, but then he retired less than a month before the regular season. Here's how much he's leaving on the table.

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Dak Prescott Just Turned Down $30 Million From The Dallas Cowboys – Is That Crazy Or A Smart Move?

Dak Prescott Just Turned Down $30 Million From The Dallas Cowboys – Is That Crazy Or A Smart Move?

12 Aug 2019 @ 5PM PDT

Dak Prescott just turned down a deal from the Dallas Cowboys that would have paid him $30 million annually. Here's why that might end up being a savvy move.

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How One Simple Negotiation Trick From 1999 Is About To Make Mario Lemieux Filthy Rich

How One Simple Negotiation Trick From 1999 Is About To Make Mario Lemieux Filthy Rich

12 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Back in 1999, Mario Lemieux became a part owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins. And it all boils down to a simple, yet brilliant, negotiation trick…

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Tom Brady Agrees To A New Contract Extension – Here's How Much He'll Make

Tom Brady Agrees To A New Contract Extension – Here's How Much He'll Make

07 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are entering their third decade together. Here's how much the quarterback has made over the course of his career.

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The Saints Are Paying Michael Thomas A Record-Setting Amount To Keep Him In New Orleans

The Saints Are Paying Michael Thomas A Record-Setting Amount To Keep Him In New Orleans

05 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Thomas will make just a little over a million dollars this season. But when his new contract kicks in next year, he'll be seeing plenty of dollar signs.

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Conor McGregor Has Only Fought Once In The Past Year, Yet He's Still One Of The Highest-Earners Of 2019

Conor McGregor Has Only Fought Once In The Past Year, Yet He's Still One Of The Highest-Earners Of 2019

04 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Conor McGregor hasn't spent much time in the ring over the past 12 months. But don't be fooled – he's been doing plenty of work to help build up his brand.

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Derrick Morgan Retired From The NFL To Open Up An Opportunity Zone Fund And Help Change The World

Derrick Morgan Retired From The NFL To Open Up An Opportunity Zone Fund And Help Change The World

01 Aug 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Derrick Morgan spent nearly a decade in the NFL. But now, he's focusing his efforts on helping build out neighborhoods in several cities throughout the country.

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Why Bradley Beal Would Be Smart To Turn Down A $111 Million Contract Extension

Why Bradley Beal Would Be Smart To Turn Down A $111 Million Contract Extension

26 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The Washington Wizards said they're going to offer Bradley Beal a three-year max contract worth $111 million. Here's why Beal would be smart to turn that deal down.

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Former NBA Player Chuck Person Was Deeply In Debt When He Got Involved In The NCAA Bribery Scheme

Former NBA Player Chuck Person Was Deeply In Debt When He Got Involved In The NCAA Bribery Scheme

25 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Chuck Person was one of the coaches involved in an NCAA scandal. As it turns out, he may have done so because he was in dire need of money.

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Zion Williamson Just Signed The Largest Annual Shoe Deal For A Rookie – Here's How Much He'll Make

Zion Williamson Just Signed The Largest Annual Shoe Deal For A Rookie – Here's How Much He'll Make

24 Jul 2019 @ 5PM PDT

With the No. 1 pick comes…the largest annual shoe deal ever for a rookie. Here's how much Zion Williamson is going to make.

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Adrian Peterson Has Made Nearly $100 Million In The NFL – And He's Still Broke

Adrian Peterson Has Made Nearly $100 Million In The NFL – And He's Still Broke

23 Jul 2019 @ 7PM PDT

Adrian Peterson is one of the NFL's all-time leaders in both rushing yards and touchdowns. So why is he having so much financial trouble?

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The Ultimate Trust – How Tobias Harris Made An Extra $100 Million By Betting On Himself

The Ultimate Trust – How Tobias Harris Made An Extra $100 Million By Betting On Himself

23 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Tobias Harris turned down a pretty sizable contract extension last summer – and it paid off in a big way. Here's why Harris decided to bet on himself.

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Were The Sixers Smart To Offer $170 Million To A Player Who's Never Made A Three-Pointer In The NBA?

Were The Sixers Smart To Offer $170 Million To A Player Who's Never Made A Three-Pointer In The NBA?

23 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The Sixers have been making moves this offseason. The latest one? Paying Ben Simmons a huge amount of money. Will he be worth the investment?

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Alex Rodriguez Is Investing Big In New York Real Estate

Alex Rodriguez Is Investing Big In New York Real Estate

14 Jul 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Alex Rodriguez recently got his first taste of real estate investing in New York City. And now, he wants a larger piece of the Big Apple.

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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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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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How Being Associated With A Murder Inadvertently Helped La'el Collins Make More Money From The NFL Draft

How Being Associated With A Murder Inadvertently Helped La'el Collins Make More Money From The NFL Draft

14 Jun 2015 @ 4PM UTC
For most people, being associated with a murder would be really bad. For lineman La'el Collins, it inadvertently helped him make a bunch of money...
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Top Olympic Official Arrested After Being Caught Scalping Tickets

Top Olympic Official Arrested After Being Caught Scalping Tickets

17 Aug 2016 @ 11PM UTC
Amidst reports of corruption, poor infrastructure, and the ever present health concerns, the Olympics just received another blow.
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Alex Rodriguez Made More Money On The Field Than Any Other Athlete In Professional Sports

Alex Rodriguez Made More Money On The Field Than Any Other Athlete In Professional Sports

08 Jun 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Alex Rodriguez announced earlier this year that he's finally retired. He'll go down as the biggest on-field earner in all of pro sports.
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Andrew Luck Has One Thing Most Other Free Agents Don't Have, And He'll Get Rich Because Of It

Andrew Luck Has One Thing Most Other Free Agents Don't Have, And He'll Get Rich Because Of It

01 Apr 2016 @ 11AM UTC
After being grossly underpaid for his career, Andrew Luck is finally in line for a big payday. And he's got something that'll help him get even more money than most of his colleagues.
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2016's Highest-Paid Female Athletes

2016's Highest-Paid Female Athletes

22 Jun 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Together, the women on this list represent $124 million in salaries, endorsement deals, prize winnings, and other assorted sources of income.
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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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Matthew Stafford Is Now The Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

Matthew Stafford Is Now The Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

05 Sep 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Matthew Stafford has put up big numbers in Detroit–and now, he's about to get rewarded handsomely.
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How Long Did It Take Tiger Woods To Earn $100 Million?

How Long Did It Take Tiger Woods To Earn $100 Million?

30 May 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Even after going more than a decade between winning majors, Tiger Woods has still made a ton of money throughout his career. How quickly did he make $100 million?
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