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Rams Owner Stan Kroenke Is Learning What Happens When He Makes A Whole City Mad

Rams Owner Stan Kroenke Is Learning What Happens When He Makes A Whole City Mad

26 Nov 2021 @ 8AM PST

Los Angeles Rams owner moved the team from St. Louis — and the team's former city sued him for a huge amount of money.

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Miles Bridges Just Took A Big Bet On Himself… And It May Pay Off Big Time

Miles Bridges Just Took A Big Bet On Himself… And It May Pay Off Big Time

26 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Miles Bridges will become a restricted free agent after this season ends. By then, a bet he made over the summer may pay off in spades.

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Andrew Wiggins Gambled On The Vaccine So He Can Make Generational Wealth For His Family

Andrew Wiggins Gambled On The Vaccine So He Can Make Generational Wealth For His Family

22 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Earlier this year, Andrew Wiggins was steadfastly against getting the COVID-19 vaccination. What made him change his tune?

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Michigan State Is About To Make Coach Mel Tucker The Highest Paid Black Coach In American Sports

Michigan State Is About To Make Coach Mel Tucker The Highest Paid Black Coach In American Sports

19 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Mel Tucker is leading the Michigan State Spartans to an impressive season. And it's about to pay off in a major way.

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How Much Of His $16 Million Contract Will Henry Ruggs Keep?

How Much Of His $16 Million Contract Will Henry Ruggs Keep?

19 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

The Raiders cut Ruggs after he crashed into another vehicle, killing the driver and dog inside. They'll likely void his remaining earnings.

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Mario Lemieux's Genius Contract Decision 22 Years Ago Is About To Turn Into An Absolute Fortune

Mario Lemieux's Genius Contract Decision 22 Years Ago Is About To Turn Into An Absolute Fortune

18 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

In 1999 Mario Lemieux saved the Penguins from bankruptcy with a deal that made him a team owner. And now he's on the verge of a massive payday…

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Shaquille O'Neal Reminds His Kids: 'We Ain't Rich, I'm Rich'…

Shaquille O'Neal Reminds His Kids: 'We Ain't Rich, I'm Rich'…

16 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PST

Between his NBA career and business opportunities, Shaquille O'Neal has earned plenty of money. But that doesn't mean he's sharing.

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A Year Ago Russell Okung Converted Half His Salary To Bitcoin. With Bitcoin Soaring, How's That Trade Working Out For Him?

A Year Ago Russell Okung Converted Half His Salary To Bitcoin. With Bitcoin Soaring, How's That Trade Working Out For Him?

09 Nov 2021 @ 4PM PST

In December 2020, Russell Okung made the rather unusual announcement that he was planning to convert half his salary into Bitcoin. This idea went up, down and all around. How's it looking right now?

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In 2014 Kobe Bryant Bought 10% Of Sports Drink BodyArmor For $6 Million. Coke Just Acquired BodyArmor At An $8 Billion Valuation

In 2014 Kobe Bryant Bought 10% Of Sports Drink BodyArmor For $6 Million. Coke Just Acquired BodyArmor At An $8 Billion Valuation

01 Nov 2021 @ 10AM PDT

With just one deal, Kobe Bryant just posthumously made more than he ever did from either salary or endorsements during his NBA career.

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Roger Goodell Has Made A Half Billion Dollars Working For The NFL Since 2007 Alone

Roger Goodell Has Made A Half Billion Dollars Working For The NFL Since 2007 Alone

01 Nov 2021 @ 4AM PDT

$500 MILLION. To be NFL commissioner. And all Roger Goodell has to put up with is being booed everywhere he goes…

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If Ben Simmons Doesn't Play For The Sixers, What Happens To The $110 Million Remaining On His Contract?

If Ben Simmons Doesn't Play For The Sixers, What Happens To The $110 Million Remaining On His Contract?

27 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers have had a rough few months. Here's where the two sides stand on his situation.

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LeBron James' Media Company Is Now Worth $725 Million After Investments From Nike And Epic Games

LeBron James' Media Company Is Now Worth $725 Million After Investments From Nike And Epic Games

22 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

SpringHill, the media company of LeBron James and Maverick Carter just got a big investment—and it places a massive valuation on the company.

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Tiger Woods Will Make $8 Million From The PGA Despite Playing In Zero Tournaments This Year

Tiger Woods Will Make $8 Million From The PGA Despite Playing In Zero Tournaments This Year

20 Oct 2021 @ 4AM PDT

Despite not hitting a single shot in 2021, Woods will still earn a lot of money this year, thanks to a new program introduced by the PGA.

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Not Getting Vaccinated Could Ultimately Cost Kyrie Irving More Than $200 Million

Not Getting Vaccinated Could Ultimately Cost Kyrie Irving More Than $200 Million

19 Oct 2021 @ 7AM PDT

That's the $16 million Kyrie Irving would make playing in New York this season, plus a contract extension worth a total of $185 million or more.

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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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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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