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Spanish Soccer Club FC Barcelona Posts Highest Revenue In Sports History

Spanish Soccer Club FC Barcelona Posts Highest Revenue In Sports History

25 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Football Club Barcelona is aiming for a billion-dollar revenue to build a new soccer stadium.

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A Woman Lost Out On $1 Million, Thanks To A Controversial Penalty In A CFL Game

A Woman Lost Out On $1 Million, Thanks To A Controversial Penalty In A CFL Game

24 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Coaches always say penalties are momentum killers. Turns out they can be financial killers, too.

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Kirk Cousins Is Betting Big On Himself… Will It Pay Off?

Kirk Cousins Is Betting Big On Himself… Will It Pay Off?

24 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Kirk Cousins declined to sign a long-term deal with the Redskins. And it's looking like a brilliant move.

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OJ Simpson Net Worth: 4 Facts You Need To Know Before His Parole Hearing

OJ Simpson Net Worth: 4 Facts You Need To Know Before His Parole Hearing

20 Jul 2017 @ 9AM PDT

What is OJ Simpson net worth today? What was his peak net worth back in the 90s before he go into any trouble?

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Why Did Erectile-Dysfunction Companies Like Viagra Just Drop All Ads From The NFL?

Why Did Erectile-Dysfunction Companies Like Viagra Just Drop All Ads From The NFL?

20 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Last season, Viagra spent $31 million in advertising spots during NFL coverage.

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OJ Simpson Net Worth: Everything You Need To Know About The Juice's Finances As He May Be Paroled

OJ Simpson Net Worth: Everything You Need To Know About The Juice's Finances As He May Be Paroled

18 Jul 2017 @ 12PM PDT

What is the current net worth of OJ Simpson? What was his peak net worth before he ever got into any trouble?

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Chelsea Is Offering More Than $91 Million For Real Madrid's Álvaro Morata

Chelsea Is Offering More Than $91 Million For Real Madrid's Álvaro Morata

18 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Chelsea is quickly learning that to stay atop the Premier League standings, it's going to have to spend a lot of money.

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New York Yankees Star Aaron Judge Isn't In A Rush To Sign Any Endorsement Deals

New York Yankees Star Aaron Judge Isn't In A Rush To Sign Any Endorsement Deals

15 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Aaron Judge is one of the most marketable baseball players in a long time, but he isn't in a rush to sign any endorsement deals.

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Andre Roberson Allegedly Left A Bartender A Terrible Tip After He Signed A $30 Million Contract

Andre Roberson Allegedly Left A Bartender A Terrible Tip After He Signed A $30 Million Contract

15 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Andre Roberson received a lot of backlash for his alleged cheap tipping at an Austin, Texas restaurant last week.

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Floyd Mayweather Career Earnings Could Top $1 Billion After Conor McGregor Fight

Floyd Mayweather Career Earnings Could Top $1 Billion After Conor McGregor Fight

14 Jul 2017 @ 8AM PDT

It's hard to even fathom, but after the Conor McGregor fight, Floyd Mayweather career earnings could top $1 BILLION. Related article: Floyd Mayweather Net Worth

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After Acquiring Chris Paul And Locking Up James Harden, Carmelo Anthony Is The Next Target For The Houston Rockets

After Acquiring Chris Paul And Locking Up James Harden, Carmelo Anthony Is The Next Target For The Houston Rockets

14 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Rockets have made plenty of major moves this offseason. There's just one more big fish they want to catch.

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Tim Hardaway Jr. Will Make More From His New Contract Than His Father Did During His Entire Career

Tim Hardaway Jr. Will Make More From His New Contract Than His Father Did During His Entire Career

13 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Tim Hardaway Jr. got an offer from the New York Knicks worth a lot more money than anyone expected.

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Michael Jordan Is Joining Derek Jeter In His Bid To Buy The Marlins

Michael Jordan Is Joining Derek Jeter In His Bid To Buy The Marlins

13 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

If you thought Derek Jeter was already a big name for a potential Miami Marlins owner, wait until you see who his group just added as an investor.

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After Signing With The Heat, Kelly Olynyk Will Make More Next Year Than He Did His First Four Years In The League

After Signing With The Heat, Kelly Olynyk Will Make More Next Year Than He Did His First Four Years In The League

12 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Kelly Olynyk agreed to a deal that will give him more money than he knows what to do with.

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Kevin Durant Took A $9.5 Million Discount To Stay With The Warriors… And It Just Might Win The Team Another Championship

Kevin Durant Took A $9.5 Million Discount To Stay With The Warriors… And It Just Might Win The Team Another Championship

11 Jul 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Kevin Durant gave the Warriors a discount on his latest contract. It likely makes the Warriors even heavier favorites this upcoming season.

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Shaquille O'Neal Just Struck A Major Deal To Sell The Rights To His Name And Image In Perpetuity!

Shaquille O'Neal Just Struck A Major Deal To Sell The Rights To His Name And Image In Perpetuity!

18 Dec 2015 @ 2AM UTC
Just like George Foreman did with with his eponymous grills, Shaquille O'Neal just sold the rights to his name and image in perpetuity...
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Mikhail Prokhorov Spends $400 Million To Become 100% Owner Of The Brooklyn Nets And The Barclays Center

Mikhail Prokhorov Spends $400 Million To Become 100% Owner Of The Brooklyn Nets And The Barclays Center

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov just struck a deal that will make him the sole owner of both the Brooklyn Nets and the team's arena, the Barclays Center.
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LeBron James Drops McDonald's And Takes MAJOR Gamble With A New Food Investment

LeBron James Drops McDonald's And Takes MAJOR Gamble With A New Food Investment

13 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
LeBron James is no stranger to savvy business decisions off the court. Will his latest move pay off in a big way down the line?
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Some Athletes Go Broke In Retirement, But David Robinson Just Launched His SECOND Private-Equity Fund

Some Athletes Go Broke In Retirement, But David Robinson Just Launched His SECOND Private-Equity Fund

07 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
David Robinson, "The Admiral," was a dominant force on the court. And since he's retired, he's proving to be quite skilled off of it, too.
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Michael Jordan Giving Proceeds From $9 Million Lawsuit To 23 Charities In Chicago

Michael Jordan Giving Proceeds From $9 Million Lawsuit To 23 Charities In Chicago

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
After winning a lawsuit against company for using his name illegally, Michael Jordan decided not to take the money, but instead decided to donate the proceeds (after attorney's fees) to 23 charities in Chicago.
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Steph Curry's Latest Under Armour Deal Came With A Very Unique And Lucrative Bonus...

Steph Curry's Latest Under Armour Deal Came With A Very Unique And Lucrative Bonus...

21 Sep 2015 @ 11AM UTC
The reigning MVP just signed a new deal with Under Armour. And this contract includes an incentive that Nike and adidas won't offer.
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The Financial Aftermath Of Ronda Rousey's Loss Is Going To Be Insane

The Financial Aftermath Of Ronda Rousey's Loss Is Going To Be Insane

18 Nov 2015 @ 12PM UTC
On Saturday night, Holly Holm shocked the world when she defeated Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Here's all the financial stats you need to know from the fight...
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Mayweather/Pacquiao II May Happen After All (Maybe)

Mayweather/Pacquiao II May Happen After All (Maybe)

12 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Floyd Mayweather has been adamant about his retirement and the idea that he won't fight Manny Pacquiao again, but it sounds like he may not be as firm on either as he earlier led fans to believe.
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Conor McGregor Just Made A TON Of Money

Conor McGregor Just Made A TON Of Money

13 Dec 2015 @ 7PM UTC
Conor McGregor defeated Jose Aldo last night in 13 seconds. With the win, Mr. McGregor will earn A TON of money.
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The San Francisco Giants Are Spending A TON Of Money To See If Lightning Can Strike Again

The San Francisco Giants Are Spending A TON Of Money To See If Lightning Can Strike Again

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The Giants have had a knack for winning the World Series lately, but seem to only be able to do so in even numbered years. If the trend holds next season will be their fourth World Series win since 2010, and they are spending money to make sure they get there.
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