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Here's How Mookie Betts Can Save Millions Of Dollars In Taxes

Here's How Mookie Betts Can Save Millions Of Dollars In Taxes

28 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts signed a huge contract this summer. Here's how he can save millions on his taxes.

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How Bret Saberhagen Inspired Bobby Bonilla's Famous Contract

How Bret Saberhagen Inspired Bobby Bonilla's Famous Contract

27 Oct 2020 @ 7PM PDT

Bret Saberhagen won the World Series 35 years ago on a $150,000 salary. The New York Mets will pay him more than that this year. Here's why.

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Michael Jordan Just Opened Up A Second Hospital For Uninsured People

Michael Jordan Just Opened Up A Second Hospital For Uninsured People

27 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan and Novant Health are teaming up to open a second clinic that will treat uninsured and underinsured patients.

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Anthony Davis Can Make A Crazy Amount Of Money This Decade – Here's How

Anthony Davis Can Make A Crazy Amount Of Money This Decade – Here's How

23 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Anthony Davis can opt out of his contract and become a free agent this offseason. Here's how he can maximize his potential earnings.

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7 Of The Craziest Deferred-Money Contracts In Sports History

7 Of The Craziest Deferred-Money Contracts In Sports History

22 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Deferred-money contracts can save teams money now – but they often pay a lot more later. Here's a look at seven of the craziest such deals.

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How Much Money Could Dak Prescott's Injury Cost Him?

How Much Money Could Dak Prescott's Injury Cost Him?

15 Oct 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Dak Prescott's season-ending injury means he'll be entering this offseason rehabbing his foot and ankle – and without a contract.

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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 @ 4AM PDT

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 @ 4AM PDT

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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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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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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Renting A House To Prince Was An Interesting Experience. Just Ask Carlos Boozer...

Renting A House To Prince Was An Interesting Experience. Just Ask Carlos Boozer...

27 Apr 2016 @ 11AM UTC
As the news of Prince's passing hit the internet, fans everywhere shared favorite songs, memories, and stories about the Purple One. Sports fans raved about his Super Bowl halftime performance and recalled the time he rented a house in Beverly Hills owned by former NBA player Carlos Boozer.
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How Jerry Reinsdorf Became Rich Enough To Own The Chicago Bulls AND The White Sox

How Jerry Reinsdorf Became Rich Enough To Own The Chicago Bulls AND The White Sox

29 May 2020 @ 11AM UTC
Jerry Reinsdorf is a frequent presence throughout The Last Dance docuseries and has owned the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls for nearly 40 years. How did he make his money?
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