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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 @ 4AM PDT

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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Joe Flacco Will Get 90 Percent Of His Money This Year From A Team He's Not On

Joe Flacco Will Get 90 Percent Of His Money This Year From A Team He's Not On

28 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Joe Flacco has found himself a new home. But it's his old team that will be paying most of his salary for the 2020 season. Here's how much the Broncos owe him.

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MLB Players Aren't Happy With Losing More Than Half Their Salaries

MLB Players Aren't Happy With Losing More Than Half Their Salaries

27 May 2020 @ 8PM PDT

Major League Baseball offered a proposal to its players for a prorated season – with severely cut salaries. See why the players aren't biting.

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NBA Teams Have Withheld More Than $30 Million From Player Paychecks

NBA Teams Have Withheld More Than $30 Million From Player Paychecks

21 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

For the first time, the NBA has withheld paychecks. Nearly a quarter of the league has lost at least six figures, with the total amount of withholdings reaching more than $30 million.

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Together, Michael Jordan And Nike Have Made More Than A Billion Dollars

Together, Michael Jordan And Nike Have Made More Than A Billion Dollars

14 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan and Nike have been partners for nearly 40 years. It's led to a ton of money for Jordan – and made even more amazing by the fact their relationship almost didn't happen at all.

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How Shaquille O'Neal Has Built An Incredibly Successful Business Empire

How Shaquille O'Neal Has Built An Incredibly Successful Business Empire

13 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Shaquille O'Neal is one of the greatest NBA players of all-time. Yet he may be an even better businessman. Here's a look at some of his most successful investments.

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Sam Bradford Made More Than $1.5 Million Per Game – Inside His Impressive NFL Earnings

Sam Bradford Made More Than $1.5 Million Per Game – Inside His Impressive NFL Earnings

06 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Sam Bradford never lived up to his potential in the NFL, but financially, he had quite a successful NFL career. Here's a dive into how he made more than $130 million.

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How Much Rob Gronkowski Has Made In The NFL – And How Much He'll Make This Year

How Much Rob Gronkowski Has Made In The NFL – And How Much He'll Make This Year

01 May 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Rob Gronkowski is set to return to the NFL, this time as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here's how much he'll make in 2020, plus how much he's already earned.

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Here's How Much The Top NFL Draft Picks Will Make With Their Contracts

Here's How Much The Top NFL Draft Picks Will Make With Their Contracts

30 Apr 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The NFL Draft looked a little different this year, but one thing remained the same: the top picks are going to make life-changing money from their rookie deals.

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10 NBA Players That Made More Money On The Court Than Michael Jordan

10 NBA Players That Made More Money On The Court Than Michael Jordan

29 Apr 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan has made plenty of money in his life, but nearly all of it came from off the court. He are ten players that made more money over the course of their careers than MJ did.

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Michael Jordan Is Donating All Of His Profits From The Last Dance To Charity

Michael Jordan Is Donating All Of His Profits From The Last Dance To Charity

26 Apr 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan is due to make millions of dollars from The Last Dance documentary – and he's donating all of it to charity.

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Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez Are In Talks To Buy The New York Mets

Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez Are In Talks To Buy The New York Mets

21 Apr 2020 @ 7PM PDT

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are in talks to buy the New York Mets. Here's how much the team is worth, and how they might be able to make it happen.

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Here's How Scottie Pippen Could Have Nearly Doubled His NBA Earnings

Here's How Scottie Pippen Could Have Nearly Doubled His NBA Earnings

20 Apr 2020 @ 10PM PDT

In the prime of his career, Scottie Pippen signed a contract that looks like a massive bargain today. How much could he have made if he had inked shorter deals instead?

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7 NBA Players That Have Made A Surprisingly Large Amount of Money

7 NBA Players That Have Made A Surprisingly Large Amount of Money

20 Apr 2020 @ 4AM PDT

NBA superstars can make a ton of money, but they're not the only ones. Here are seven players that have earned a surprisingly huge amount of money throughout their careers.

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A Dollar For Dollar Breakdown Michael Jordan's $2.2 Billion Net Worth

A Dollar For Dollar Breakdown Michael Jordan's $2.2 Billion Net Worth

18 Apr 2020 @ 11AM PDT

The Jordan Brand, Nike royalties, endorsement earnings, the Miami Marlins, real estate… other investments. Here's a dollar breakdown of Michael Jordan's net worth.

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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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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 @ 11AM UTC
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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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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After Holding Out The Entire Offseason, J.R. Smith Re-Signs With The Cleveland Cavaliers

After Holding Out The Entire Offseason, J.R. Smith Re-Signs With The Cleveland Cavaliers

18 Oct 2016 @ 11AM UTC
Fresh off an NBA championship, the Cleveland Cavaliers just brought back the final key piece of their victorious roster.
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10 Highest Paid Sports Commentators

10 Highest Paid Sports Commentators

09 Aug 2015 @ 9PM UTC
While the career may sound glamorous, the salary that most commentators make is not. The average sports announcer makes around $44,000 a year. Those in the larger markets will do better, and should you make the jump from local television to a network, you stand to do very well.
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The U.S. Olympic Team Could Break The National Record For Most Olympic Bonus Money Ever

The U.S. Olympic Team Could Break The National Record For Most Olympic Bonus Money Ever

20 Aug 2016 @ 10PM UTC
The United States Olympic Team surpassed $3.5 million in medal bonuses on Friday, and now they have a shot to make the most bonus money ever for an American team. The record is $5.3 million – how much will the team get this year?
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Conor McGregor Net Worth 2020 - How Much Has The Fighter Earned In His Career So Far?

Conor McGregor Net Worth 2020 - How Much Has The Fighter Earned In His Career So Far?

16 Jan 2020 @ 7PM UTC
On Saturday, Conor McGregor makes his return to the octagon to face off against Donald Cerrone in UFC 246 in Las Vegas. It's been a minute since McGregor has competed.
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A Game-Worn Michael Jordan Jersey Just Sold For A Ridiculous Amount Of Money!

A Game-Worn Michael Jordan Jersey Just Sold For A Ridiculous Amount Of Money!

24 Nov 2015 @ 12PM UTC
You won't believe how much one of Michael Jordan's game-worn jerseys just sold for at auction.
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Kevin Durant Took A $9.5 Million Discount To Stay With The Warriors… And It Just Might Win The Team Another Championship

Kevin Durant Took A $9.5 Million Discount To Stay With The Warriors… And It Just Might Win The Team Another Championship

11 Jul 2017 @ 11AM UTC
Kevin Durant gave the Warriors a discount on his latest contract. It likely makes the Warriors even heavier favorites this upcoming season.
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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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