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Legendary Quarterback Joe Montana Is Officially A Legendary Venture Capital Investor Thanks To GitLab's Massive IPO

Legendary Quarterback Joe Montana Is Officially A Legendary Venture Capital Investor Thanks To GitLab's Massive IPO

14 Oct 2021 @ 4PM PDT

Sure, Joe Montana had lots of impressive achievements on the football field… but he just scored a massive touchdown in the venture capital investment world…

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Jon Gruden Resigned From The Raiders…Now What Happens To His Contract?

Jon Gruden Resigned From The Raiders…Now What Happens To His Contract?

13 Oct 2021 @ 7AM PDT

Jon Gruden is no longer the coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. That means he's not going to collect the remaining $60 million from his contract.

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The Brooklyn Nets Have Removed Kyrie Irving From Team Activities—And He Stands To Lose A LOT Of Money

The Brooklyn Nets Have Removed Kyrie Irving From Team Activities—And He Stands To Lose A LOT Of Money

12 Oct 2021 @ 7PM PDT

Kyrie Irving hasn't gotten vaccinated, and that's led to a very complicated situation with his team, the Brooklyn Nets.

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Chris Webber Is Building A $50 Million Cannabis Facility In Detroit

Chris Webber Is Building A $50 Million Cannabis Facility In Detroit

12 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The former NBA star is opening up a massive cannabis facility in Detroit, with plans to provide jobs to hundreds of people.

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After Retiring From The NBA, Hakeem Olajuwon Launched An Incredibly Successful Real Estate Career

After Retiring From The NBA, Hakeem Olajuwon Launched An Incredibly Successful Real Estate Career

11 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Hakeem Olajuwon spent nearly two decades in the NBA. In the two decades since retiring, his real estate portfolio has blossomed.

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18 Former NBA Players Have Been Charged With Multi-Million Dollar Insurance Fraud

18 Former NBA Players Have Been Charged With Multi-Million Dollar Insurance Fraud

08 Oct 2021 @ 2PM PDT

Several former NBA players are being investigated as a result of attempting to scam a league healthcare fund.

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Cris Collinsworth's Pro Football Focus Just Got An Investment Valuing It At Nine Figures

Cris Collinsworth's Pro Football Focus Just Got An Investment Valuing It At Nine Figures

06 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Pro Football Focus is looking to expand into new sports, and it just received a massive financial windfall to do so.

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Victor Oladipo Should Be Making $30 Million Next Season. Instead He Just Signed A $2.4 Million Veteran Minimum Deal

Victor Oladipo Should Be Making $30 Million Next Season. Instead He Just Signed A $2.4 Million Veteran Minimum Deal

06 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

During the 2017-18 season, Victor Oladipo was an All-Star and poised to receive a big contract. But things quickly unraveled.

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Some Unvaccinated NBA Players May Miss Out On A LOT Of Money This Season

Some Unvaccinated NBA Players May Miss Out On A LOT Of Money This Season

04 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

For players on teams in New York and San Francisco, not being vaccinated could cause a huge dent in the wallet.

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The NBA Won't Let A Player Buy His Own Team's Jersey Sponsorship To Advertise His Crypto App

The NBA Won't Let A Player Buy His Own Team's Jersey Sponsorship To Advertise His Crypto App

01 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Spencer Dinwiddie just tried to buy a sponsorship on the Washington Wizards jersey. How much was the asking price?

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While His Fellow NFL Players Relaxed In The Offseason Fran Tarkenton Built A $300 Million Investment Empire

While His Fellow NFL Players Relaxed In The Offseason Fran Tarkenton Built A $300 Million Investment Empire

28 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Fran Tarkenton barely made over $1 million during his playing career. But he's built a staggering business empire along the way.

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Steph Curry Just Signed An Eight-Figure Deal With Comcast And NBCUniversal

Steph Curry Just Signed An Eight-Figure Deal With Comcast And NBCUniversal

20 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Steph Curry has done plenty off the court — and he's making big moves off of it, too, like this massive deal with Comcast and NBCUniversal.

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Michael Jordan Once Turned Down A $100 Million Deal That Would Have Required Just Two Hours Of Work

Michael Jordan Once Turned Down A $100 Million Deal That Would Have Required Just Two Hours Of Work

02 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan is arguably the greatest player of all time. And that allows him to be choosy with his endorsement deals.

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The 10 Highest Paid NBA Stars Will Each Earn $40+ Million Next Season

The 10 Highest Paid NBA Stars Will Each Earn $40+ Million Next Season

02 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

This NBA season is shaping up to be an exciting one for fans — and an especially lucrative one for the league's top players.

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The Grizzlies Have Paid Players More Than $30 Million To Go Play For The Lakers

The Grizzlies Have Paid Players More Than $30 Million To Go Play For The Lakers

01 Sep 2021 @ 4AM PDT

The Los Angeles Lakers should have a box of thank you cards handy because the Memphis Grizzlies are helping fund a portion of their roster.

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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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