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Rob Gronkowski Retires From The NFL – And He Never Spent A Dime Of His $60 Million Career Earnings

Rob Gronkowski Retires From The NFL – And He Never Spent A Dime Of His $60 Million Career Earnings

24 Mar 2019 @ 3PM PDT

Rob Gronkowski retires after 9 impressive seasons in the NFL. Perhaps more impressively, he retires without spending a dime of his $60 million NFL career earnings!

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Which NCAA Tournament Head Coaches Make The Most Money?

Which NCAA Tournament Head Coaches Make The Most Money?

22 Mar 2019 @ 11AM PDT

Which of the March Madness coaches are making mad money?

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Despite His Injury, Going To College Helped Zion Williamson Earn Millions Of Dollars

Despite His Injury, Going To College Helped Zion Williamson Earn Millions Of Dollars

21 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Zion Williamson missed a handful of games due to injury this year, but in the long run, going to Duke was perhaps the best move he could have made.

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Landon Collins Will Make More Per Year Than Any Safety Ever – And It's A Great Deal For The Redskins

Landon Collins Will Make More Per Year Than Any Safety Ever – And It's A Great Deal For The Redskins

20 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Washington signed Landon Collins to the most expensive per-season contract a safety has ever received, at least on paper. But a deeper dive reveals a very reasonable deal for one of the best in the game.

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Mike Trout Just Signed The Biggest Contract In Sports History

Mike Trout Just Signed The Biggest Contract In Sports History

19 Mar 2019 @ 7PM PDT

Mike Trout just signed the largest deal in sports history. How much will he make in total and on a per year basis?

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The Jaguars Paid Nick Foles A Lot Of Money To Sign Him–But Did They Need To?

The Jaguars Paid Nick Foles A Lot Of Money To Sign Him–But Did They Need To?

18 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Nick Foles is headed to Jacksonville to be the starting quarterback for the Jaguars. But did his new team overpay to acquire him?

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Insurance Policies For Athletes – Are They Actually Worth It?

Insurance Policies For Athletes – Are They Actually Worth It?

11 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Zion Williamson has an insurance policy, should he drop out of the lottery. He's certainly not the first athlete to do it – but the policies are far more complicated than they seem at first glance.

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Antonio Brown Is Now The Highest-Paid Receiver In The NFL

Antonio Brown Is Now The Highest-Paid Receiver In The NFL

10 Mar 2019 @ 3PM PDT

After being traded to the Oakland Raiders, Antonio Brown is signing a new contract – one that will make him the highest-paid receiver in the entire NFL.

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The Eagles Are Letting Nick Foles Enter Free Agency – How Much Money Can He Make?

The Eagles Are Letting Nick Foles Enter Free Agency – How Much Money Can He Make?

09 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The Philadelphia Eagles aren't placing the franchise tag on Nick Foles, allowing him to become a free agent. How much should he expect to make on the open market?

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Bryce Harper Will Be Earning Money For A Long Time…But Not Nearly As Long As Bobby Bonilla Will

Bryce Harper Will Be Earning Money For A Long Time…But Not Nearly As Long As Bobby Bonilla Will

07 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Congratulations to Bryce Harper for signing a massive contract that should keep him financially set for the rest of his life. Still, it's not nearly as impressive as the deal Bobby Bonilla agreed to, 20 years ago.

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The Rockies Are Paying Nolan Arenado More Per Year Than Any Other Position Player, Ever

The Rockies Are Paying Nolan Arenado More Per Year Than Any Other Position Player, Ever

05 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The Colorado Rockies are looking for their first World Series title. To help accomplish that, they just gave their star third-baseman the biggest contract in franchise history.

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Juventus Is Using The Popularity Of Cristiano Ronaldo To Sell Bonds

Juventus Is Using The Popularity Of Cristiano Ronaldo To Sell Bonds

01 Mar 2019 @ 4AM PDT

After signing Cristiano Ronaldo last summer, Juventus is making a splash in another way: by issuing nearly $170 million worth of bonds.

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Bryce Harper Signs The Most Expensive Contract In Major Pro Sports History

Bryce Harper Signs The Most Expensive Contract In Major Pro Sports History

28 Feb 2019 @ 3PM PDT

Bryce Harper has finally decided on where he'll play next year – and for the dozen years after that. Along the way, he'll make more from one contract than any player ever has before him.

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Manny Machado Is Getting A $300 Million Contract – Here's How He Could Have Gotten Even More

Manny Machado Is Getting A $300 Million Contract – Here's How He Could Have Gotten Even More

28 Feb 2019 @ 4AM PDT

$300 million is plenty of money, which is what Manny Machado will get from the San Diego Padres. But if he had signed elsewhere, he could have made millions more. Just how much is he leaving on the table?

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is Auctioning Off Some Of His Memorabilia – But Not Because He's Broke

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Is Auctioning Off Some Of His Memorabilia – But Not Because He's Broke

27 Feb 2019 @ 8PM PDT

When an athlete puts their memorabilia up for auction, it often means they're in financial trouble. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is donating his prized possessions for a much different reason.

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