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Kevin Garnett Is Part Of An Ownership Team Trying To Purchase The Minnesota Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett Is Part Of An Ownership Team Trying To Purchase The Minnesota Timberwolves

29 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Kevin Garnett hasn't played in the NBA since 2016, but for more than five years, he's been eyeing an ownership role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Here's a look inside how he can make that happen.

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Mookie Betts Signs The Second-Largest Contract In MLB History The Day Before The 2020 Season Starts

Mookie Betts Signs The Second-Largest Contract In MLB History The Day Before The 2020 Season Starts

22 Jul 2020 @ 5PM PDT

When the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts in February, they didn't know if he'd stick around past this season. Now, they've locked him into a long-term deal that runs into next decade.

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Inside Senator Kelly Loeffler's Battle With The WNBA

Inside Senator Kelly Loeffler's Battle With The WNBA

18 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Kelly Loeffler owns the WNBA's Atlanta Dream, and she's made it clear she doesn't support the league's backing of the Black Lives Matter movement. As a result, players and executives across the league are voicing their displeasure with Loeffler.

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Months After Buying Out Willie Taggart For $18 Million, Florida State Boosters Received A PPP Loan Worth $900,000

Months After Buying Out Willie Taggart For $18 Million, Florida State Boosters Received A PPP Loan Worth $900,000

17 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Boosters from Florida State received more than a million dollars from the Paycheck Protection Program. However, the school recently announced layoffs within the athletic department, likely a snowball effect from Willie Taggart's buyout agreement.

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Fox Is Paying $364 Million To No Longer Air Golf

Fox Is Paying $364 Million To No Longer Air Golf

17 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Fox is spending more than a third of a billion dollars to let another network take its U.S. Open Golf Package. And it will probably turn out to be a smart move.

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The Minority Owners Of Washington's NFL Team Are Looking To Sell Their Stakes

The Minority Owners Of Washington's NFL Team Are Looking To Sell Their Stakes

15 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Amid conversations of social injustice, the NFL's franchise in Washington is looking to change its name. If they don't, they may be looking at new ownership.

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Dirk Nowitzki Saved Millions Of Dollars By Playing In Texas His Whole Career

Dirk Nowitzki Saved Millions Of Dollars By Playing In Texas His Whole Career

11 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Dirk Nowitzki played more than 20 years for the Dallas Mavericks. It was a great showing of loyalty, but it was also a smart financial move. Here's how much Nowitzki saved by playing in Texas.

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Here's How Much Michael Jordan Earned In Nike Royalties In The Last 12 Months

Here's How Much Michael Jordan Earned In Nike Royalties In The Last 12 Months

10 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Michael Jordan and Nike have been partners for a long time – and it's helped turn Jordan into a billionaire. See how much the Bulls legend has made in Nike royalties over the past 12 months.

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The 15 Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

The 15 Largest Contracts In Professional Sports History

07 Jul 2020 @ 9AM PDT

After his massive 12-year, $430 million extension, Mike Trout has the largest contract in pro sports. But plenty of athletes have earned huge pay days – here's a look at the biggest ones.

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Patrick Mahomes Just Signed An Incredible, Record-Setting Contract

Patrick Mahomes Just Signed An Incredible, Record-Setting Contract

06 Jul 2020 @ 4PM PDT

Patrick Mahomes just signed a ten-year extension to stay with the Kansas City Chiefs. It's the largest deal in professional sports history—how much will he be making?

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Were The Los Angeles Lakers Secretly Practicing On A Staples Center Replica Court?

Were The Los Angeles Lakers Secretly Practicing On A Staples Center Replica Court?

06 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

During the coronavirus pandemic, NBA players aren't supposed to be practicing. But that hasn't stopped some players from holding secret workouts – possibly including several members of the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez's Bid For The Mets Just Got A Lot More Serious

Alex Rodriguez And Jennifer Lopez's Bid For The Mets Just Got A Lot More Serious

03 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are putting together a bid to buy the New York Mets. Their ownership group just got a big boost thanks to new investors.

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LeBron James And Maverick Carter Raise $100 Million To Expand Media Empire

LeBron James And Maverick Carter Raise $100 Million To Expand Media Empire

02 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

LeBron James and Maverick Carter are looking to take their media brand to new heights – and they just scored a $100 million investment to do so.

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Dak Prescott Will Make More Than $30 Million Next Year – But Will He Be Happy?

Dak Prescott Will Make More Than $30 Million Next Year – But Will He Be Happy?

02 Jul 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The Dallas Cowboys placed the franchise tag on Dak Prescott, meaning their quarterback will make $31.4 million next season. Here's why that huge number might be disappointing to Prescott.

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So… Was Bobby Bonilla's Contract Financially Brilliant Or Horrendously Stupid?

So… Was Bobby Bonilla's Contract Financially Brilliant Or Horrendously Stupid?

01 Jul 2020 @ 7AM PDT

As you probably know, today is international Bobby Bonilla day. So, was Bobby's decision to take an annuity instead of lump sum actually that brilliant?

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