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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Is Taking A 95 Percent Pay Cut To Play For The L.A. Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Is Taking A 95 Percent Pay Cut To Play For The L.A. Galaxy

24 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was making a ton of money with Manchester United. He's giving up almost all of it to come play in Los Angeles.

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Not Having This Clause In His Contract Could Cost Dez Bryant Millions

Not Having This Clause In His Contract Could Cost Dez Bryant Millions

20 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Dez Bryant is now a free agent, but something missing from his old contract may stop him from signing a large deal.

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Mike Wallace Might Have The Most Easily Attainable Contract Incentive Ever

Mike Wallace Might Have The Most Easily Attainable Contract Incentive Ever

17 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Mike Wallace is joining his fifth team since entering the league in 2009. Yet he's never had a contract quite like this one.

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How Opting Out This Offseason Will Make Kevin Durant A Lot More Money For Years To Come

How Opting Out This Offseason Will Make Kevin Durant A Lot More Money For Years To Come

16 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Kevin Durant is done taking discounts. He plans to opt out this summer – and it'll help him make an additional tens of millions of dollars.

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BIG3 Founder Ice Cube Files $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Qatari Investors

BIG3 Founder Ice Cube Files $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Qatari Investors

13 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Ice Cube is seeking over a billion dollars in damages from a group of Qatari nationals who allegedly failed to invest the full amount they promised to his BIG3 basketball league.

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Why The Miami Marlins Are Claiming Corporate Citizenship In The British Virgin Islands

Why The Miami Marlins Are Claiming Corporate Citizenship In The British Virgin Islands

12 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

The Miami Marlins are looking to get out of a Miami courtroom and into… the British Virgin Islands?

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Inside The Ongoing Battle Between LeBron James And Nick Saban

Inside The Ongoing Battle Between LeBron James And Nick Saban

11 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James and Nick Saban both have sports series set in barbershops – and that doesn't sit well with LeBron.

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Johnny Manziel Blames The Browns For Not Recognizing His Poor Work Habits

Johnny Manziel Blames The Browns For Not Recognizing His Poor Work Habits

10 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Johnny Manziel made millions from the Cleveland Browns – yet he still blames them for not being aware of his lazy work ethic.

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Jordan Spieth's Caddie Has Made $5 Million Since Leaving His Job Six Years Ago

Jordan Spieth's Caddie Has Made $5 Million Since Leaving His Job Six Years Ago

07 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Jordan Spieth has been one of the most exciting players in golf over the past few years. It's led to amazing earnings for him – and his caddy.

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Former NL MVP Keith Hernandez Makes Hundreds Of Dollars Every Time His Seinfeld Episode Airs

Former NL MVP Keith Hernandez Makes Hundreds Of Dollars Every Time His Seinfeld Episode Airs

06 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Keith Hernandez only appears onscreen for a few minutes during a couple of Seinfeld episodes, but they're still earning him money, more than 25 years after they first aired.

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The Kawhi Leonard Mystery Injury Saga May Cost Him A $219 Million Deal

The Kawhi Leonard Mystery Injury Saga May Cost Him A $219 Million Deal

05 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Kawhi Leonard has only played in nine games this year because of a mysterious quad injury. And it may end up costing him millions of dollars.

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From No. 1 Draft Pick To Six Figures In Debt: How Joe Smith Is Bouncing Back Thanks to A-Rod

From No. 1 Draft Pick To Six Figures In Debt: How Joe Smith Is Bouncing Back Thanks to A-Rod

03 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Joe Smith's high-flying NBA ride very quickly came crashing down. Here's how he's trying to bounce back, thanks to a little assist from Alex Rodriguez.

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Inside The Business Course That Could Change The Lives Of NFL Players

Inside The Business Course That Could Change The Lives Of NFL Players

03 Apr 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Spencer Paysinger is retiring on his own terms after seven years in the NFL. And he credits a business combine he attended to setting him up for success for the rest of his life.

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Former NFL Lineman Evan Mathis Selling Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Valued At $3.5 Million

Former NFL Lineman Evan Mathis Selling Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Valued At $3.5 Million

29 Mar 2018 @ 4AM PDT

Heritage Auctions estimates the card to be worth about $3.5 million, as one of only six copies of the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle to receive a Mint 9 rating from the memorabilia specialists at PSA.

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How Jose Altuve's Determination Made Him An MVP And Champion

How Jose Altuve's Determination Made Him An MVP And Champion

22 Mar 2018 @ 4AM PDT

As an AL MVP, World Series Champ, and perennial All-Star, Jose Altuve is at the top of his game. His determination is what got him there.

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Dwyane Wade Made 20 Percent Of His Career Earnings In One Season With The Chicago Bulls

Dwyane Wade Made 20 Percent Of His Career Earnings In One Season With The Chicago Bulls

04 Oct 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Dwyane Wade has made a good amount of money over the course of his career, but he made a fortune in one year with the Bulls.
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Rob Gronkowski Hasn't Spent A Dime Of His $16 Million NFL Earnings - And Might Be A Secret Financial Genius...

Rob Gronkowski Hasn't Spent A Dime Of His $16 Million NFL Earnings - And Might Be A Secret Financial Genius...

23 Jun 2015 @ 5PM UTC
With the life that he leads you would think New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski goes through money as fast as he makes it, but that is not the case at all.
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Gregg Popovich Had To Convince A Player To Leave The Spurs For A $21 Million Deal!

Gregg Popovich Had To Convince A Player To Leave The Spurs For A $21 Million Deal!

15 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Boban Marjanovic somehow managed to leverage one season playing third-string center into a new deal worth $21 million! See how he did it!
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Adam Silver Net Worth And Salary

Adam Silver Net Worth And Salary

22 Jun 2017 @ 11PM UTC
What is NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's net worth and salary?
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Chinese Club Offers Lionel Messi $520 MILLION Contract

Chinese Club Offers Lionel Messi $520 MILLION Contract

23 Dec 2016 @ 12PM UTC
Lionel Messi is going to have a hard time turning down this offer...
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Michael Jordan Once Racked Up An Absurd Golf Debt... How Much Did He Owe?

Michael Jordan Once Racked Up An Absurd Golf Debt... How Much Did He Owe?

23 Jun 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Michael Jordan has never been one to shy away from a challenge. That includes gambling – and in his heyday, he didn't hesitate to put down big money.
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The Rise and Fall (And Rise and Fall, Again) Of Doc Gooden

The Rise and Fall (And Rise and Fall, Again) Of Doc Gooden

10 Aug 2016 @ 11AM UTC
At the beginning of his career, Dwight Gooden looked like the most unstoppable pitcher to ever play baseball. But he never did quite live up to his potential. Here's his heartbreaking story.
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Former NFL Wide Receiver Staged Fraudulent Car Crashes

Former NFL Wide Receiver Staged Fraudulent Car Crashes

11 Jul 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Former NFL player and high school football coach Jeff Webb arrested for orchestrating a series fake car crashes.
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Richard Sherman Will Give A Scholarship To A Virginia High School Senior For Improving Her Grades

Richard Sherman Will Give A Scholarship To A Virginia High School Senior For Improving Her Grades

01 Jun 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Richard Sherman keeps the promise he made last year to a high school student.
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Who Are The Highest-Paid Coaches In College Football?

Who Are The Highest-Paid Coaches In College Football?

09 Nov 2016 @ 12PM UTC
College football coaches can make a lot of money, both in base salary and performance bonuses. Here are the top 20 coaches in terms of this year's salary.
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