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Steve Cohen Agrees To Buy The New York Mets For A Record-Setting Price

Steve Cohen Agrees To Buy The New York Mets For A Record-Setting Price

15 Sep 2020 @ 7AM PDT

Steve Cohen has finally accomplished his dream of owning the New York Mets. To make it happen he's paying a record-setting amount of money.

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Here Are All The NFL Positions With Players Making $20 Million Or More

Here Are All The NFL Positions With Players Making $20 Million Or More

10 Sep 2020 @ 7AM PDT

After Jalen Ramsey signed a deal worth more than $20 million per year, half the positions in the NFL have broken through that barrier. Here's a look at each position.

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Another NFL Player Just Signed A Record-Setting Contract — This Time It's Jalen Ramsey

Another NFL Player Just Signed A Record-Setting Contract — This Time It's Jalen Ramsey

09 Sep 2020 @ 6PM PDT

Jalen Ramsey signs the largest contract an NFL cornerback has ever seen. Here's how much he'll make during his new deal.

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DeAndre Hopkins Is Now The Highest-Paid Non-QB In NFL History — Here's How Much He'll Make

DeAndre Hopkins Is Now The Highest-Paid Non-QB In NFL History — Here's How Much He'll Make

08 Sep 2020 @ 8PM PDT

DeAndre Hopkins just set the record for a non-QB contract. Here's how much the star receiver will earn with his new deal.

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Steve Cohen Is Buying The New York Mets – That Means A-Rod And J-Lo Are Out Of The Running

Steve Cohen Is Buying The New York Mets – That Means A-Rod And J-Lo Are Out Of The Running

03 Sep 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Mets ownership has moved into an exclusive offering with Steve Cohen. That means the bidding group featuring Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez is officially not going to own the team.

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How Much Will DraftKings Grow Now That Michael Jordan Is An Advisor?

How Much Will DraftKings Grow Now That Michael Jordan Is An Advisor?

02 Sep 2020 @ 7PM PDT

Michael Jordan has joined DraftKings as a special advisor to the board of directors. And the betting company's stock is shooting up accordingly. Here's how high it rose in one day.

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One Celtics Investor Is Selling His Stake In The Team At A $2.8 Billion Valuation

One Celtics Investor Is Selling His Stake In The Team At A $2.8 Billion Valuation

01 Sep 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Jim Pallotta is selling his 8% stake in the Boston Celtics – here's how much he'll make from the sale.

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Lionel Messi Is Set Up To Make An Absurd Amount Of Money

Lionel Messi Is Set Up To Make An Absurd Amount Of Money

31 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Lionel Messi is already the highest-paid soccer player ever. Now that he's requested a trade from FC Barcelona, he's likely set off a bidding war for his services.

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These Two MLB Players Could Lose Out On Millions For Breaking Quarantine

These Two MLB Players Could Lose Out On Millions For Breaking Quarantine

22 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Indians pitchers Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac broke quarantine while their team was in Chicago. Their actions may ultimately cost them millions of dollars.

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George Kittle Just Signed A Record-Breaking Contract With The 49ers

George Kittle Just Signed A Record-Breaking Contract With The 49ers

13 Aug 2020 @ 8PM PDT

George Kittle set both NFL and San Francisco 49ers franchise records in only his second-year in the league. And he just signed a contract that sets another record.

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Dan Gilbert's Net Worth Jumped $38 Billion In One Day

Dan Gilbert's Net Worth Jumped $38 Billion In One Day

13 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Dan Gilbert may be best known for owning the Cleveland Cavaliers. But it's another part of his portfolio that just made him a huge amount of money.

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The Wildly Different Stories Of Floyd Mayweather Jr. And The Last Man Who Defeated Him

The Wildly Different Stories Of Floyd Mayweather Jr. And The Last Man Who Defeated Him

07 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Floyd Mayweather finished his pro career with an undefeated record and nearly a billion dollars in career earnings. The last man to defeat him in the ring? His story is a bit different.

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Patrick Mahomes Now Owns A Part Of The Kansas City Royals

Patrick Mahomes Now Owns A Part Of The Kansas City Royals

05 Aug 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Between winning a Super Bowl and signing the largest contract in NFL history, it's been a busy year for Patrick Mahomes. His latest move? Becoming a part-owner of the Kansas City Royals.

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Kyrie Irving Started A $1.5 Million Fund For WNBA Players Sitting Out The 2020 Season

Kyrie Irving Started A $1.5 Million Fund For WNBA Players Sitting Out The 2020 Season

31 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The WNBA season has already tipped off, though several players are choosing to sit out due to coronavirus or social justice concerns. To help the financial strains of missing the season, Kyrie Irving has started a $1.5 million fund.

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The NFL And Its Players Agree To New Deal To Navigate Coronavirus Pandemic

The NFL And Its Players Agree To New Deal To Navigate Coronavirus Pandemic

31 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

As professional sports look to restart amid Covid-19, the NFL and its players have agreed to a major deal to help ease the financial impact of the pandemic. Here's what that deal looks like.

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FanDuel And DraftKings Wouldn't Be Legal Without This Weird Legal Loophole

FanDuel And DraftKings Wouldn't Be Legal Without This Weird Legal Loophole

13 Sep 2015 @ 6PM UTC
Why are sites like DraftKings and FanDuel legal, even though you're putting down money to win big? It's all thanks to a little loophole in the law.
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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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How Pepsi Helped Evander Holyfield Earn $20 Million... From Coca-Cola

How Pepsi Helped Evander Holyfield Earn $20 Million... From Coca-Cola

14 Mar 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Thanks to a chance photograph and a refreshing bout of honesty, Evander Holyfield earned a ton of money from Coca-Cola.
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Ryan Fitzpatrick Claims He'd Rather Sit Out Next Season, Than Take Jets Offer

Ryan Fitzpatrick Claims He'd Rather Sit Out Next Season, Than Take Jets Offer

06 May 2016 @ 11AM UTC
When free agency opened, the New York Jets were expected to do what it took to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, but they have played hardball with him, instead. Fitzpatrick isn't backing down. He has stated he'd rather sit out than take what the Jets have offered.
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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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Activision Buys Major League Gaming For $46 Million With Hopes Of Creating The ESPN Of eSports

Activision Buys Major League Gaming For $46 Million With Hopes Of Creating The ESPN Of eSports

12 Jan 2016 @ 12PM UTC
If eSports continues to grow in popularity like it has been in recent years, Activision is going to be ready to take the concept to the next level. With the purchase of Major League Gaming, the company hopes it can create the ESPN of eSports.
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Mike Tyson's Biggest Career Paydays In The Ring

Mike Tyson's Biggest Career Paydays In The Ring

15 Apr 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Mike Tyson is one of the most successful boxers of all-time, and it brought him in a ton of money throughout his career. Here's a look at his biggest paydays.
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Usain Bolt Is The Highest-Paid Track Athlete In History… By A Long Shot

Usain Bolt Is The Highest-Paid Track Athlete In History… By A Long Shot

17 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Everyone knows that Usain Bolt is the best at his craft. What you might not know is just how much bigger his bank account is than those of all of his competitors.
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Canelo Alvarez Just Signed The Largest Contract In Sports History - Is Now The Highest Paid Athlete In The World

Canelo Alvarez Just Signed The Largest Contract In Sports History - Is Now The Highest Paid Athlete In The World

18 Oct 2018 @ 12AM UTC
Step aside A-Rod, Messi, Ronaldo LeBron, Kobe. Mexican boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez just signed the largest contract in sports history.
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