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Winter Olympics Star Red Gerard May Film Movies Instead Of Competing – Here's Why

Winter Olympics Star Red Gerard May Film Movies Instead Of Competing – Here's Why

19 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

At the top of his snowboarding game, Red Gerard may stop competing… and it's not a bad plan.

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Yu Darvish's $126 Million Contract With The Cubs Might Be Worth Even More Than That

Yu Darvish's $126 Million Contract With The Cubs Might Be Worth Even More Than That

16 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

The Cubs landed one of the most prized free agents this offseason. How much will they actually pay him?

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Former MLB Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Arrested With 20 Kilograms Of Cocaine

Former MLB Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Arrested With 20 Kilograms Of Cocaine

15 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

Esteban Loaiza, who last pitched in 2008, faces felony charges for the possession, transport, and sale of a substance suspected to be cocaine.

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Jimmy Garoppolo Is Now The Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

Jimmy Garoppolo Is Now The Highest-Paid Player In The NFL

12 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

Jimmy Garoppolo has never lost a start throughout his career. And now, the 49ers are paying him more than any other player in the NFL.

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Hosting The Olympics Or World Cup Is More Trouble Than It's Worth

Hosting The Olympics Or World Cup Is More Trouble Than It's Worth

11 Feb 2018 @ 10AM PST

Hosting the Olympics or World Cup is an honor, but as plans for the recently scrapped $2 billion stadium in Tokyo prove it can be very expensive. So – why do it?

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The Combined 2018 Salary Cap Hit For Nick Foles And Carson Wentz Is Less Than 19 Other Quarterbacks

The Combined 2018 Salary Cap Hit For Nick Foles And Carson Wentz Is Less Than 19 Other Quarterbacks

09 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

Nick Foles and Carson Wentz are Super Bowl champions. But compared to the rest of the league, they're not being paid like winners.

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Brett Favre Is Being Sued For $18 Million After A Failed Startup Launch

Brett Favre Is Being Sued For $18 Million After A Failed Startup Launch

07 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

The startup Brett Favre was working with turned out to be a lot of smoke and mirrors, according to a lawsuit against him.

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The Reason The Cleveland Cavaliers Traded Kyrie Irving Is Fascinating

The Reason The Cleveland Cavaliers Traded Kyrie Irving Is Fascinating

01 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

It's no secret that Kyrie Irving wanted the Cavs to trade him. But the reason why – and what Irving threatened to do if the Cavs didn't trade him – adds even more intrigue to this saga.

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Dodgers Closer Kenley Jansen Is Suggesting MLB Players Go On Strike… Here's Why

Dodgers Closer Kenley Jansen Is Suggesting MLB Players Go On Strike… Here's Why

01 Feb 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kenley Jansen has himself a comfy contract. But several key MLB players don't – and that's a problem.

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Blake Griffin Is Now On The Detroit Pistons After A Blockbuster Trade

Blake Griffin Is Now On The Detroit Pistons After A Blockbuster Trade

31 Jan 2018 @ 4PM PST

Blake Griffin and his massive contract are heading to the Pistons. Who are the Clippers getting in return?

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A Look Inside The NBA's Proposal To Legalize Gambling In Professional Sports

A Look Inside The NBA's Proposal To Legalize Gambling In Professional Sports

30 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

The NBA's plan could potentially bring in tens of millions of extra dollars in revenue per year.

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Drake And The Toronto Raptors Donate $2 Million To Canada Basketball

Drake And The Toronto Raptors Donate $2 Million To Canada Basketball

26 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

Drake and his hometown Toronto Raptors are giving back in a big way.

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Kobe Bryant Has Been Nominated For An Academy Award

Kobe Bryant Has Been Nominated For An Academy Award

25 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kobe Bryant – yes, that Kobe Bryant – can officially call himself an Academy Award nominee.

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A Tom Brady-Authorized Super Bowl LI Replica Ring Is Up For Auction

A Tom Brady-Authorized Super Bowl LI Replica Ring Is Up For Auction

25 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

An authorized replica of Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI ring is up for sale.

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What Has Kobe Bryant Been Up To Lately? Investing In A Ton Of Businesses

What Has Kobe Bryant Been Up To Lately? Investing In A Ton Of Businesses

24 Jan 2018 @ 4AM PST

Kobe Bryant has kept himself busy since retiring from the NBA. Here's a look at some of his latest business ventures.

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LeBron James Is The Second Highest-Paid Athlete In The World – Here's How Much He's Made In His Career

LeBron James Is The Second Highest-Paid Athlete In The World – Here's How Much He's Made In His Career

09 Jan 2018 @ 12PM UTC
LeBron James has made a ton of money throughout his career, both on and off the court. Let's take a look at his NBA earnings.
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How Much Has Admitting To Doping Cost Lance Armstrong?

How Much Has Admitting To Doping Cost Lance Armstrong?

21 Jan 2018 @ 12PM UTC
It's been five years since Lance Armstrong admitted to doping. And his bank account has suffered greatly.
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Even Though He's The Best Running Back In The League, Le'Veon Bell May Retire This Offseason... Here's Why

Even Though He's The Best Running Back In The League, Le'Veon Bell May Retire This Offseason... Here's Why

17 Jan 2018 @ 12PM UTC
Le'Veon Bell had career highs in carries and receptions as he produced another fantastic regular season. So why might he consider stepping away from football entirely?
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From Bjorn Borg To Roger Federer: How Endorsement Dollars Have Revolutionized The Game Of Tennis

From Bjorn Borg To Roger Federer: How Endorsement Dollars Have Revolutionized The Game Of Tennis

17 Jul 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Much like football and every other major sport, the real money does not necessarily come from the tournament prize in tennis. It's all about the endorsements.
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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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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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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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Carmelo Anthony's Contract Is Going To Keep The Knicks From Winning A Championship

Carmelo Anthony's Contract Is Going To Keep The Knicks From Winning A Championship

02 Jul 2015 @ 11PM UTC
Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks, who have been mired in mediocrity for years. So why throw more money away on him?
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