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Calvin Johnson Gave Back At Least $1 Million Of His Signing Bonus To The Lions After He Retired

Calvin Johnson Gave Back At Least $1 Million Of His Signing Bonus To The Lions After He Retired

12 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Lions made Megatron pay back $1 million after he decided to retire following the 2015 season.

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Stephen Curry Doesn't Mind Receiving A Smaller Salary

Stephen Curry Doesn't Mind Receiving A Smaller Salary

12 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Steph Curry has been a bargain for the Warriors franchise, but things might change if they sign him on for another five years.

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How Much Money Can The Mayweather/McGregor Fight Make?

How Much Money Can The Mayweather/McGregor Fight Make?

11 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

There's plenty of hype around the "super fight" between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Can it make more money than any fight ever has?

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Bryce Harper Could Potentially Sign The Richest Contract In The History Of North American Sports

Bryce Harper Could Potentially Sign The Richest Contract In The History Of North American Sports

08 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

According to one anonymous baseball GM, Harper could easily sign a $400 million contract when he becomes a free agent in 2018.

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Alex Rodriguez Made More Money On The Field Than Any Other Athlete In Professional Sports

Alex Rodriguez Made More Money On The Field Than Any Other Athlete In Professional Sports

08 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Alex Rodriguez announced earlier this year that he's finally retired. He'll go down as the biggest on-field earner in all of pro sports.

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Clinching The NBA Finals In A Sweep Will Cost The Warriors Millions

Clinching The NBA Finals In A Sweep Will Cost The Warriors Millions

07 Jun 2017 @ 2PM PDT

Slow down, Durant! If the Warriors clinch the NBA Finals this season, they might lose MILLIONS of dollars in ticket sales.

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The Fertitta Brothers Sold UFC For $4 Billion, But Could Have Made Even More

The Fertitta Brothers Sold UFC For $4 Billion, But Could Have Made Even More

06 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

UFC sold last year for an insane amount. But could it have brought in an even bigger deal? UFC President Dana White hinted that a better offer was on the table at one point. How much was it worth?

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Lavar Ball Reportedly Turned Down $10 Million Lonzo Ball Shoe Deals

Lavar Ball Reportedly Turned Down $10 Million Lonzo Ball Shoe Deals

05 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Lavar Ball may have caused his son to miss out on millions of dollars in a shoe deal.

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Alex Rodriguez Just Signed A Deal To Work For ABC News

Alex Rodriguez Just Signed A Deal To Work For ABC News

05 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Alex Rodriguez spent 22 years playing in the majors. Now he's turning his attention to the television world.

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Rashad McCants Says He Would Have Been A $60-70 Million NBA Player If He Hadn't Dated Khloe Kardashian

Rashad McCants Says He Would Have Been A $60-70 Million NBA Player If He Hadn't Dated Khloe Kardashian

03 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Rashad McCants blames Khloe Kardashian for his NBA career flaming out so quickly.

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The Two Most Famous MMA Owners Have Opened Up A $500 Million Investment Firm

The Two Most Famous MMA Owners Have Opened Up A $500 Million Investment Firm

02 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Despite being out of UFC, these brothers aren't resting on their laurels.

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Richard Sherman Will Give A Scholarship To A Virginia High School Senior For Improving Her Grades

Richard Sherman Will Give A Scholarship To A Virginia High School Senior For Improving Her Grades

01 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Richard Sherman keeps the promise he made last year to a high school student.

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Cristiano Ronaldo May Face A Minimum Five-Year Prison Sentence For Tax Fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo May Face A Minimum Five-Year Prison Sentence For Tax Fraud

31 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Cristiano Ronaldo may be facing some stiff penalties if Spanish tax officials choose to charge the Real Madrid star with tax fraud.

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Jeb Bush Pulls Out Of Miami Marlins Deal After Clashing With Derek Jeter

Jeb Bush Pulls Out Of Miami Marlins Deal After Clashing With Derek Jeter

30 May 2017 @ 5PM PDT

A group including Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter was set to buy the Miami Marlins. However, they've hit a slight snag in the road.

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Rob Gronkowski Restructured His Contract And Could Become The Highest-Paid Tight End In The NFL

Rob Gronkowski Restructured His Contract And Could Become The Highest-Paid Tight End In The NFL

29 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Rob Gronkowski has consistently been among the best tight ends in the league. And now, he has the opportunity to get paid like one.

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