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Aaron Rodgers Just Turned Down A Contract That Would Have Made Him The Highest-Paid Player In NFL History

Aaron Rodgers Just Turned Down A Contract That Would Have Made Him The Highest-Paid Player In NFL History

26 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The Green Bay Packers are opening up their wallets to keep Aaron Rodgers around — but it still might not be enough.

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Going Forward Saquon Barkley Will Only Accept Bitcoin For His Endorsement Money

Going Forward Saquon Barkley Will Only Accept Bitcoin For His Endorsement Money

21 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Saquon Barkley makes over $10 million per year in endorsement money — and he's making a major shift in that part of his career.

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Novak Djokovic Has Now Officially Won More Prize Money Than Any Other Tennis Player In History

Novak Djokovic Has Now Officially Won More Prize Money Than Any Other Tennis Player In History

20 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Novak Djokovic won another Wimbledon title. That achievement puts him on a pedestal no tennis player has ever reached before.

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Collin Morikawa Just Accomplished Something No Other Golfer Ever Has

Collin Morikawa Just Accomplished Something No Other Golfer Ever Has

18 Jul 2021 @ 8PM PDT

Collin Morikawa isn't even 25 years old yet, but he's already making history across golf. Here's his latest accomplishment.

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Conor McGregor May Have Lost A Foot At UFC 264, But Thanks To His PPV Bonus… He Gained A Fortune

Conor McGregor May Have Lost A Foot At UFC 264, But Thanks To His PPV Bonus… He Gained A Fortune

16 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

UFC 264 was a good news/bad news event for Conor McGregor. The bad news? He lost a foot. The good news? He can definitely afford the hospital bill.

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How Pete Alonso Has Doubled His Career Earnings In About 20 Minutes Of Work

How Pete Alonso Has Doubled His Career Earnings In About 20 Minutes Of Work

13 Jul 2021 @ 6PM PDT

Pete Alonso had himself another monster Home Run Derby to win a second straight title — and he earned a massive bonus in the process.

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How Floyd Mayweather Turned A $750,000 Bet On Himself Into More Than $1 Billion

How Floyd Mayweather Turned A $750,000 Bet On Himself Into More Than $1 Billion

13 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Back in 2006, Floyd Mayweather made a very risky $750,000 bet on himself. That wager would eventually earn him over a billion dollars…

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How Khris Middleton Went From Second-Round Pick To A Star In The NBA Finals

How Khris Middleton Went From Second-Round Pick To A Star In The NBA Finals

08 Jul 2021 @ 5PM PDT

Nine years ago, Khris Middleton was an afterthought on the Detroit Pistons. Today, he's a star in the NBA Finals. How did he get here?

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The Weird And Clever Way Clint Capela Made An Extra $1 Million After Being Traded To The Hawks

The Weird And Clever Way Clint Capela Made An Extra $1 Million After Being Traded To The Hawks

02 Jul 2021 @ 4AM PDT

This was the first year Clint Capela didn't play for the Houston Rockets. And it just made him an extra $1 million.

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Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! The NY Mets Just Paid 57-Year-Old Bobby Bonilla $1.4 Million

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! The NY Mets Just Paid 57-Year-Old Bobby Bonilla $1.4 Million

01 Jul 2021 @ 1AM PDT

Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! AKA the day when a 58-year-old retired baseball player randomly earns $1.4 million from The Mets.

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Long Before Bobby Bonilla's 25 Year Gravy Train, This Random NFL Player Negotiated An Equally Creative And Lucrative Deal…

Long Before Bobby Bonilla's 25 Year Gravy Train, This Random NFL Player Negotiated An Equally Creative And Lucrative Deal…

30 Jun 2021 @ 3PM PDT

Long before there was a "Bobby Bonilla Day" there was a random NFL player who scored an equally interesting sports contract that can only end upon his death.

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7 Of The Craziest Deferred-Money Contracts In Sports History

7 Of The Craziest Deferred-Money Contracts In Sports History

30 Jun 2021 @ 3PM PDT

Deferred-money contracts can save teams money now – but they often pay a lot more later. Here's a look at seven of the craziest such deals.

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

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

30 Jun 2021 @ 2PM PDT

It's easy to call Bobby Bonilla's famous contract "brilliant" – but was it actually a smart financial move?

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When Bobby Bonilla Wakes Up Tomorrow, He'll Be $1.4 Million Richer

When Bobby Bonilla Wakes Up Tomorrow, He'll Be $1.4 Million Richer

30 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Tomorrow is Bobby Bonilla day! The magical day when the Mets transfer $1.4 million to an aging slugger who hasn't played professional baseball in decades.

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Six Months Ago Russell Okung Converted Half His NFL Salary To Bitcoin. With Bitcoin Crashing, How's That Working Out For Him?

Six Months Ago Russell Okung Converted Half His NFL Salary To Bitcoin. With Bitcoin Crashing, How's That Working Out For Him?

23 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Remember that NFL player who said he was converting half his salary to Bitcoin? How's that working out for Russell Okung has Bitcoin plunges in value?

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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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