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The Pay Per View Numbers Are In: Here's How Much Floyd Mayweather And Logan Paul Made From That Ridiculous Fight

The Pay Per View Numbers Are In: Here's How Much Floyd Mayweather And Logan Paul Made From That Ridiculous Fight

18 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

If the PPV numbers being reported Floyd Mayweather v. Logan Paul are true, the fight was… just ok.

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Chris Paul Is Taking A Gamble On Himself That Could Be Worth $100 Million

Chris Paul Is Taking A Gamble On Himself That Could Be Worth $100 Million

12 Jun 2021 @ 9PM PDT

Chris Paul appears to be planning to decline his player option worth $44.2 million. And it could turn out to be a brilliant move.

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How Much Nick Saban Will Make With His New Alabama Contract?

How Much Nick Saban Will Make With His New Alabama Contract?

07 Jun 2021 @ 8PM PDT

Nick Saban's contract with the Crimson Tide will keep him in town for a while — and pay him a ton of money in the process.

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Happy 46th Birthday Allen Iverson! Just 9 More Years Til You Inherit That $32 Million Reebok Trust Fund

Happy 46th Birthday Allen Iverson! Just 9 More Years Til You Inherit That $32 Million Reebok Trust Fund

07 Jun 2021 @ 6AM PDT

On June 7, 2030, 9 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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Why Didn't Coach K Ever Jump To The NBA? Because He Was Too Busy Making A Bloody Fortune At Duke

Why Didn't Coach K Ever Jump To The NBA? Because He Was Too Busy Making A Bloody Fortune At Duke

04 Jun 2021 @ 5PM PDT

Over the years a lot of people wondered why Mike Krzyzewski, aka Coach K, never made the jump from college coaching to the NBA. The answer? Because he was making a fortune at Duke!

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How A Family Feud Led To The Creation Of Puma And Adidas

How A Family Feud Led To The Creation Of Puma And Adidas

02 Jun 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Back in the 1920s, two brothers created a shoe company. They eventually split up amid an epic battle. Today, some 100 years later, their separate companies are Adidas and Puma.

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Naomi Osaka Made More Money In The Past 12 Months Than Any Female Athlete In History

Naomi Osaka Made More Money In The Past 12 Months Than Any Female Athlete In History

28 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Naomi Osaka is having a fantastic year. She's done plenty on the court, but even more off of it — and it's made her millions of dollars.

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Phil Mickelson Just Became The Oldest Golfer To Win A Major—How Much Has He Made In His Career?

Phil Mickelson Just Became The Oldest Golfer To Win A Major—How Much Has He Made In His Career?

23 May 2021 @ 9PM PDT

Despite being a 280-to-1 longshot, Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship. Here's how much he's now made throughout his career.

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It's Official: Alex Rodriguez Has Purchased The Minnesota Timberwolves

It's Official: Alex Rodriguez Has Purchased The Minnesota Timberwolves

13 May 2021 @ 7PM PDT

An ownership group including Alex Rodriguez has reached a deal to buy the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. Here's how much the deal is worth.

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Alvin Kamara Doesn't Plan To Spend A Dime Of His $80 Million+ NFL Earnings

Alvin Kamara Doesn't Plan To Spend A Dime Of His $80 Million+ NFL Earnings

03 May 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Alvin Kamara is one of the highest-paid running backs in the league — yet he's gone four seasons without using any of his salary. Here's how.

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Here's How Much The 2021 NFL Draft Class Will Make

Here's How Much The 2021 NFL Draft Class Will Make

30 Apr 2021 @ 5PM PDT

The NFL Draft first round is in the books. Here's a look at how much money each pick will make with their rookie deals.

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The 8 Richest Sports Team Owners In The World 2021

The 8 Richest Sports Team Owners In The World 2021

28 Apr 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The 20 richest controlling owners of professional sports teams have a combined net worth of around $426 billion, which is up 60% from last year. Let's take a look at the 8 richest owners of professional sports teams.

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Jeff Bezos, Drake, And Dozens Of NBA Players Just Invested $80 Million Into A New Sports League For Teenage Athletes

Jeff Bezos, Drake, And Dozens Of NBA Players Just Invested $80 Million Into A New Sports League For Teenage Athletes

23 Apr 2021 @ 4PM PDT

Why are so many of these prominent investors interested in grabbing a piece of Overtime, a sports media company?

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After His Masters Win Hideki Matsuyama Could Make Hundreds Of Millions

After His Masters Win Hideki Matsuyama Could Make Hundreds Of Millions

19 Apr 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Hideki Matsuyama finished in first place at the Masters, so what does that mean for the rest of his golfing career?

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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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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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