Oscar De La Hoya has had a colorful sporting career. He had a great run as a professional boxer then moved on to become a boxing promoter and mixed-martial arts promoter. Some have classed him as the greatest businessman in sports. This may not be far from the truth. Continue reading
With the 2019 NBA Lottery now over, teams will begin to line up their picks for the upcoming draft. The New York Knicks were hoping to have the number one overall pick and the opportunity to draft Zion Williamson; however, the basketball gods had other plans.
The Knicks landed with the number 3 overall pick in the 2019 draft. While there is some uncertainty as what rosters will look like for the next season, one thing is for sure, current Knicks’ player DeAndre Jordan has a high net worth. DeAndre Jordan’s net worth currently sits at $50 million.
The pitcher from Virginia, Justin Verlander reached a milestone in 2005 when he entered the major leagues. Before that, he spent time at The Richmond Baseball Academy where he improved his throwing velocity. Over the years, the star pitcher has improved his throwing velocity and a few other key metrics. Continue reading
Last week Major League Baseball had its first no-hitter of the 2019 season. The “no-no” was thrown by Michael Fiers of the Oakland Athletics. Fiers is no stranger to throwing a no-hitter. This is the second one of his career. The first coming with the Houston Astros in 2015.
After bagging the first unanimous MVP award in the history of the NBA, Stephen Curry became its first player to sign a contract that surpassed $200 million. From humble beginnings at Davidson College to becoming one of the most decorated and respected players in the league, the baby-faced assassin does not show any signs of stopping. Here’s what you might find interesting about Stephen Curry’s net worth.
Senator, boxing champion, singer, and inspiration to millions of Filipinos and boxing fans around the world, Manny Pacquiao has brought rivals to their knees and fans to their feet. At age 40, he has a reported net worth of $190 million but more importantly his legacy in the hearts of millions. Continue reading
A 16-year athletic career as the king of the pool led Michael Phelps to a net worth of $55 million and a world record 28 Olympic gold medals to his name. The most decorated Olympian in history was born in Baltimore, Maryland. The youngest of three, he started swimming at age seven. Three years later, he set one of his many records, breaking a national record in the 100-meter butterfly. Continue reading
The NBA playoffs are getting more intense with each series. One of the teams that made this years playoffs, the Brooklyn Nets, got ousted in round 1 by Philadelphia. While their season may be over, one of their players in making some moves.
Allen Crabbe is a 27 year old shooting guard for the Nets. He recently exercised his option to remain with the team for next season. Allen Crabbe’s net worth sits at $15 million.
The NFL Draft is officially over and NFL teams are making decisions for the next season. With an influx of new talent on their roster, the Atlanta Falcons are one of those teams looking to redo their lineup.
The Falcons recently made the decision to release offensive guard Brandon Fusco. Brandon spent the 2018 with Atlanta, but is now a free agent. Brandon Fusco net worth currently sits at $5 million.
The last of a dying breed, Dallas Maverick’s GOAT Dirk Nowitzki confirms his retirement from the beautiful game of basketball after over 20 years of knee-jerking, hat-biting, popcorn spilling moments in the NBA. He leaves the league with two championship rings and an estimated net worth of $170 million. Here’s what you might want to know about Dirk Nowitzki’s net worth.