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These Are The 10 Most Valuable MLB Franchises

These Are The 10 Most Valuable MLB Franchises

04 Dec 2019 @ 4AM PST

Another World Series is in the books, but only one of this year's participants is among the ten most valuable teams in the major leagues.

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David Glass Bought The Royals Two Decades Ago For $96 Million. He Just Sold Them For $1 Billion!

David Glass Bought The Royals Two Decades Ago For $96 Million. He Just Sold Them For $1 Billion!

03 Dec 2019 @ 4AM PST

Two decades ago, David Glass spent less than $100 million to buy the Kansas City Royals. We'd say his investment paid off – and then some.

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When Betting On Yourself Goes Wrong – Terrelle Pryor's Rough Season In Washington

When Betting On Yourself Goes Wrong – Terrelle Pryor's Rough Season In Washington

30 Nov 2019 @ 5PM PST

Terrelle Pryor got a nice contract offer from the Cleveland Browns in 2017. He turned it down to try and get a bigger deal – and that move didn't pan out quite the way he planned.

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The Yankees Are Paying Jacoby Ellsbury A Ton Of Money To Go Away

The Yankees Are Paying Jacoby Ellsbury A Ton Of Money To Go Away

29 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Jacoby Ellsbury hasn't played a game for the New York Yankees since 2017, and the team finally released him. But now they owe a ton of money to a player who's no longer on their roster.

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The White Sox Just Signed Yasmani Grandal To The Largest Contract In Franchise History

The White Sox Just Signed Yasmani Grandal To The Largest Contract In Franchise History

27 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

The Chicago White Sox have struggled since winning the World Series in 2005. But after signing Yasmani Grandal, their future is looking brighter. Here's how much they'll be paying their new star.

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Why Former NBA Star Adrian Dantley Is Working As A Crossing Guard

Why Former NBA Star Adrian Dantley Is Working As A Crossing Guard

24 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Adrian Dantley scored thousands of points and made millions in the NBA. So why is he now working as a crossing guard who's not even earning $15,000 per year?

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Carmelo Anthony Made Nearly $28 Million Last Year, But His New Contract Is His Smallest One Ever

Carmelo Anthony Made Nearly $28 Million Last Year, But His New Contract Is His Smallest One Ever

22 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Carmelo Anthony has had a lucrative NBA career but found himself without a team for most of last season. The Portland Trail Blazers have offered him a lifeline – but it's a far cry from what he's used to earning.

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Rob Gronkowski Is Retired, But One Patriots Rookie Is Carrying On This Part Of His Legacy

Rob Gronkowski Is Retired, But One Patriots Rookie Is Carrying On This Part Of His Legacy

13 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

JoeJuan Williams is still a rookie, but he's already learned an important lesson: the value of a smart financial education.

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P.J. Fleck Has Led Minnesota To An 8-0 Start – And He Just Got A Huge Raise

P.J. Fleck Has Led Minnesota To An 8-0 Start – And He Just Got A Huge Raise

08 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

P.J. Fleck has led Minnesota to one of its best starts ever. And he's getting a huge payday because of it. Here's how much his new contract is worth.

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Florida State Buys Out Head Coach Willie Taggart's Contract – And It Will Cost Them Millions

Florida State Buys Out Head Coach Willie Taggart's Contract – And It Will Cost Them Millions

07 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

After a 9-12 record through his first two seasons, Florida State fired head coach Willie Taggart. But the move is going to cost them millions in an expensive buyout.

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These Are The Top 10 Most Valuable NBA Franchises

These Are The Top 10 Most Valuable NBA Franchises

06 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Some of the NBA's most storied franchises are among its most valuable, but there are also a few surprises on this list.

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Louisville Settles With Papa John Schnatter – Here's How Much Money He'll Receive

Louisville Settles With Papa John Schnatter – Here's How Much Money He'll Receive

04 Nov 2019 @ 4AM PST

Papa John's and the University of Louisville had been together for more than two decades. But after John Schnatter's recent behavior, the two sides have parted ways. Here's how much Schnatter will make in the settlement.

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Antonio Brown's Phone May Have Stopped Him From Getting $30 Million

Antonio Brown's Phone May Have Stopped Him From Getting $30 Million

31 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Antonio Brown filed a grievance against the Oakland Raiders, claiming they owe him $30 million. But text messages have recently surfaced that could make Brown's goal much harder to overcome.

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Jim McIngvale – AKA "Mattress Mack" – Has $20 Million Riding On The Astros Winning The World Series

Jim McIngvale – AKA "Mattress Mack" – Has $20 Million Riding On The Astros Winning The World Series

29 Oct 2019 @ 4PM PDT

The Houston Astros are one win away from a World Series title. And that could mean a huge amount of money coming to one Houston mattress salesman.

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The Five Best Free Agent Signings From This NBA Offseason

The Five Best Free Agent Signings From This NBA Offseason

24 Oct 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The NBA season is finally here. In case you missed some of the biggest moves of the summer, we've got you covered.

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Top 10 Athletes Turned Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Athletes Turned Entrepreneurs

28 Aug 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Over the years, there have been a number of athletes who have failed at making the transition, but there have been many that have succeeded in making the shift from athlete to entrepreneur.
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Roger Goodell Net Worth And Salary History

Roger Goodell Net Worth And Salary History

25 Apr 2019 @ 8PM UTC
The NFL Draft means we'll see a lot of one man onstage: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Let's examine Roger Goodell's net worth and salary over the years.
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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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The Incredible Rise of Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr.

The Incredible Rise of Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr.

09 Jun 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Andy Ruiz Jr. recorded one of the biggest upsets in boxing history when he knocked out Anthony Joshua. It's just the latest accomplishment in a career full of magical moments.
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Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Bet $5 Million On Himself To Beat Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Bet $5 Million On Himself To Beat Conor McGregor

26 Aug 2017 @ 8PM UTC
Floyd Mayweather would really be putting his money where his mouth is if he puts up $5 million on himself to beat Conor McGregor.
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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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How Much Did Colin Kaepernick Make Playing In The NFL?

How Much Did Colin Kaepernick Make Playing In The NFL?

03 Sep 2018 @ 11PM UTC
Colin Kaepernick has been making headlines for plenty of off-the-field reasons, but how much did he make while playing with the 49ers?
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The Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor Pay-Per-View And Final Payday Numbers Might Be Even Bigger Than Anyone Predicted

The Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor Pay-Per-View And Final Payday Numbers Might Be Even Bigger Than Anyone Predicted

31 Aug 2017 @ 9PM UTC
And therefore, Floyd and Conor's paychecks will be even bigger than most people could have ever imagined...
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Real Madrid Reportedly Willing To Pay Nearly $50 Million Transfer Fee To Sign "The New Neymar"

Real Madrid Reportedly Willing To Pay Nearly $50 Million Transfer Fee To Sign "The New Neymar"

12 May 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Real Madrid may be breaking to bank in an effort to sign a player some are calling "the new Neymar."
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Quarterback Brock Osweiler Retires, But He Made An INSANE Amount Of Money Per Win

Quarterback Brock Osweiler Retires, But He Made An INSANE Amount Of Money Per Win

23 Oct 2019 @ 11AM UTC
Brock Osweiler is hanging up his cleats before he even turns 30 years old. But he's walking away with his health – and a ton of money.
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