Athletes & Money

April 15, 2018

8 Tips For Professional Athletes to Achieve Financial Security

Athletes today earn salaries that should make them financially secure for life. Unfortunately, however, many athletes finish their careers without the financial security they expect. According to […]
April 9, 2018

Heat rookie Bam Adebayo will never forget where he comes from, but his sights are set on a bright NBA future

MIAMI – It’s easy to forget that Bam Adebayo is just 20 years old. At 6-foot-10 and 255 pounds, Adebayo looks and plays like a grown […]
April 3, 2018

Money corrupting sports

“Money, it’s gonna ruin sports.” This quote has been attributed to the late O.B. Keeler, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal. Keeler was a close friend […]
March 27, 2018

The Yao Ming Effect

There are 300 million people playing basketball in China today. That is the size of the population of the United States, and, in large part, we […]
March 26, 2018

Terrell Owens is the poster child for profligate NFL stars — here’s how he went broke

TERRELL Owens originally was famous for his many National Football League records and over-the-top touchdown celebrations. But he’s also famous for running through most of the […]
March 15, 2018

These financial tips from the ‘sports tax man’ can up your money game

Ever since he was a kid in Brooklyn, N.Y., Robert Raiola realized something fundamental about the U.S. “America,” he says, “is fixated with money and athletes.” […]
March 15, 2018

NFL free agency winners and losers: Patriots have had a tough week

The New England Patriots chased a sixth ring hard last season, and it almost paid off. They led the Super Bowl in the fourth quarter. In […]
March 15, 2018

Ndamukong Suh on athletes’ taxes: ‘We’re hit very heavily’

Nobody is going to feel sorry for Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, whose two NFL contracts add up to about $180 million. But as one […]
March 14, 2018

Top 10 Most Charitable Athletes in Sports Today

The holidays are a time when many of us choose to give back to our communities. Most professional athletes, however, work with charities throughout the year. […]