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Urban Meyer Is Retiring And Taking $39 Million With Him – But It Could Have Been Even More

Urban Meyer Is Retiring And Taking $39 Million With Him – But It Could Have Been Even More

12 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Urban Meyer has made a lot of money in seven years at Ohio State. But had the university fired him, he could have earned nearly double his total amount.

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NO. Lance Armstrong Is NOT A Billionaire From Uber

NO. Lance Armstrong Is NOT A Billionaire From Uber

10 Dec 2018 @ 11AM PST

Recently, several outlets have been reporting that Lance Armstrong's early investment in Uber changed the fortunes of his family and made him a billionaire. Well, maybe someday that will happen, but it simply is not the case right now.

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Kawhi Leonard Turned Down An Extension With Jordan Brand To Sign With New Balance

Kawhi Leonard Turned Down An Extension With Jordan Brand To Sign With New Balance

07 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kawhi Leonard will be the face of New Balance as it hopes to jump back into the basketball world.

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One Of The NBA's Top Draft Prospects Will Make $1 Million Skipping College To Intern For New Balance

One Of The NBA's Top Draft Prospects Will Make $1 Million Skipping College To Intern For New Balance

06 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Darius Bazley is hoping to blaze a new trail to NBA stardom. And even if he doesn't succeed, he'll still become a millionaire.

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Here's How Much Jerry Jones Thinks The Dallas Cowboys Are Worth (Hint: It's A Lot)

Here's How Much Jerry Jones Thinks The Dallas Cowboys Are Worth (Hint: It's A Lot)

05 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

Jerry Jones loves his Dallas Cowboys – and thinks they're worth a ton of money. Just how much would he ask for if he were to sell the team today?

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When LeBron James Retires From The NBA He Wants To Buy The Cleveland Cavaliers

When LeBron James Retires From The NBA He Wants To Buy The Cleveland Cavaliers

04 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

LeBron James isn't planning on retiring anytime soon. But when he does, he could look into buying his former team.

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Nick Saban Could Make More Money In Bonuses Than Any Alabama Coach Ever

Nick Saban Could Make More Money In Bonuses Than Any Alabama Coach Ever

01 Dec 2018 @ 4AM PST

If Alabama wins the national title, Nick Saban stands to earn a ton of extra money – on top of his base salary, which is already higher than any other coach in college football.

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Adam Thielen Earned An Extra $550K After Making One Catch

Adam Thielen Earned An Extra $550K After Making One Catch

27 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Adam Thielen had seven catches in the Vikings' 25-20 loss to the Bears, but one of them in particular was extra worthwhile.

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Aaron Rodgers Will Make An Absurd Amount Of Money This Calendar Year

Aaron Rodgers Will Make An Absurd Amount Of Money This Calendar Year

27 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

When Aaron Rodgers slid all the way to the 24th pick of the 2005 NFL Draft, it was easy to feel bad for him. Coming out of Cal, he was in the discussion as the top overall pick. To nearly fall out of the first round entirely? That's tough for anyone to swallow.

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The Match: Phil Mickelson Beats Tiger Woods For $9 Million Prize, Plus $400,000 In Side Bets

The Match: Phil Mickelson Beats Tiger Woods For $9 Million Prize, Plus $400,000 In Side Bets

25 Nov 2018 @ 2PM PST

Multiple unspecified portions of that prize have already been pledged to three different charities, but there was also a handful of prop bets making things even more interesting.

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Carmelo Anthony Has Made Nearly $125,000 PER DAY For More Than A Year

Carmelo Anthony Has Made Nearly $125,000 PER DAY For More Than A Year

25 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Carmelo Anthony currently doesn't have an NBA team to play for. But don't feel too bad – he's got plenty of money to tide him over.

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Tiger Woods Net Worth Vs Phil Mickelson Net Worth: How Do Their Bank Accounts Compare?

Tiger Woods Net Worth Vs Phil Mickelson Net Worth: How Do Their Bank Accounts Compare?

23 Nov 2018 @ 3PM PST

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are currently engaged in an all-out head to head war. But who wins in the net worth department?

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How Houston Texans Owner Bob McNair Earned His $4 Billion Fortune

How Houston Texans Owner Bob McNair Earned His $4 Billion Fortune

23 Nov 2018 @ 3PM PST

How did Houston Texans owner Bob McNair become rich enough to own an NFL team?

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Kevin Durant's One-Year Contracts Might Ultimately Lead To The End Of The Warriors Dynasty

Kevin Durant's One-Year Contracts Might Ultimately Lead To The End Of The Warriors Dynasty

21 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kevin Durant has only signed short contracts since arriving in the Bay Area. And that's rubbed some of his teammates the wrong way.

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Alex Smith Will Make $71 Million If He Can't Play Football Next Year

Alex Smith Will Make $71 Million If He Can't Play Football Next Year

20 Nov 2018 @ 4AM PST

Alex Smith suffered a terrible injury against the Houston Texans. If he doesn't recover fully, he's set to earn a huge amount of money.

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How To Choke Your Way Out Of $100 Million – The Rise And Fall Of Latrell Sprewell

How To Choke Your Way Out Of $100 Million – The Rise And Fall Of Latrell Sprewell

06 Jul 2015 @ 1PM UTC
Latrell Sprewell famously turned down millions of dollars because he claims it wasn't enough to feed his family. Here's how Latrell choked through a $100 million fortune...
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Why On Earth Did This NBA Player Voluntarily Take An 88% Pay Cut Next Season??? His Answer Is Interesting...

Why On Earth Did This NBA Player Voluntarily Take An 88% Pay Cut Next Season??? His Answer Is Interesting...

09 Jul 2015 @ 1AM UTC
Some NBA players are only out for themselves. They'll try to milk teams out of big contracts, even if it isn't the best situation for them to win in.
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NBA Teams Commit to Over $1.4 Billion in Contracts on First Day of Free Agency

NBA Teams Commit to Over $1.4 Billion in Contracts on First Day of Free Agency

04 Jul 2015 @ 12AM UTC
July 1 was a big day for NBA teams, players, and fans. Free agency opened up meaning it was time for the future to be secured for teams around the league.
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The Final, Final, Final Paycheck Numbers For Mayweather-Pacquiao Were Just Released... And They Are Staggering!!!

The Final, Final, Final Paycheck Numbers For Mayweather-Pacquiao Were Just Released... And They Are Staggering!!!

03 Jul 2015 @ 6PM UTC
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao knew they were going to make a killing when they finally fought in May. But did they know they would make THIS much money???
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How Much Money Do NBA Draft Picks Make?

How Much Money Do NBA Draft Picks Make?

02 Jul 2015 @ 12PM UTC
You ever wonder how much the guys who are drafted into the NBA make? Well your answer is right here...
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The Car LeBron James Drove In High School Is Being Auctioned For More Than $100,000

The Car LeBron James Drove In High School Is Being Auctioned For More Than $100,000

17 Nov 2018 @ 12AM UTC
LeBron James's high school car is up for auction. How much is it expected to sell for?
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Here's What You Could Buy If You Win The $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Prize

Here's What You Could Buy If You Win The $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Prize

24 Oct 2018 @ 1AM UTC
With millions of people watching the lottery, it's important to know what you can buy if you hold the winning ticket.
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20 Years Ago This Week, John Elway Made The Worst Investment Mistake In Sports History

20 Years Ago This Week, John Elway Made The Worst Investment Mistake In Sports History

03 Oct 2018 @ 1AM UTC
John Elway is a very wealthy man. But he could have been exponentially wealthier had he made a slightly better investment decision 20 years ago today.
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Conor McGregor Net Worth And Career Earnings As He Gears Up For $50 Million Khabib Payday

Conor McGregor Net Worth And Career Earnings As He Gears Up For $50 Million Khabib Payday

06 Oct 2018 @ 7PM UTC
Tonight Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon for the first time in over two years. What is his current net worth and career earnings?
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Allen Iverson Makes $800,000 Per Year From Reebok - And Reebok Is Fine With That!

Allen Iverson Makes $800,000 Per Year From Reebok - And Reebok Is Fine With That!

17 Oct 2018 @ 11AM UTC
Allen Iverson last played in the NBA in 2010. But he's still making nearly a million dollars a year thanks to a lifetime deal with Reebok.
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