Many retired athletes have lost entire fortunes to bad business decisions. This is the story of former Raider Raghib Ismail.
Vin Baker was living out his dream and playing in the NBA. However, a series of poor choices and bad luck cost him over $100 million.
Becoming a billionaire athlete takes ruthless business acumen. Of all the billionaire athletes, where does Michael Jordan land?
What makes a quarterback worth a multimillion-dollar contract? For the Cowboys and Dak Prescott the answer might be both.
Every famous athlete has a story about how they discovered the game. For Joe Montana, the story begins just after he was born.
Reggie Miller will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the best alongside Michael Jordan. But this doesn’t mean they got along.
Trouble loves young NFL stars. Sometimes, as in the case of the Ram’s ex-running back, Lawrence Phillips, it’s just part of who they are.
Not a lot is known about Mike Tyson’s exact comeback plans, but one proposed fight would take place in Australia of all places.
For hardcore fans, the hypetrain of the mid-’90s Cowboys never stopped. If anything, the 2020 draft added more fuel to the fire.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers struggled with penalties last season. If nothing else, Tom Brady should immediately help the team with this problem.
Chris Weinke is the story of a player whose career contained a series of incredible highs and pathetic lows.
Ryan Leaf experienced obstacles on and off the field during his NFL career. And a recent arrest shows things haven’t completely improved.
With the start of the 2020-21 season under debate, theres a lot of time for rich, young NFL stars to get themselves into a world of trouble.
There’s the family you’re born with and the family you find along the way. O.J. Simpson’s relationship with the Kardashians is the second.
Mike Tyson has always been known for his knockout ability. However, re-watching some of his greatest knockouts will still blow you away.
Tony Romo’s retirement gift wasn’t far off from a cheap, gold watch. In 2016, the year he retired, Romo received a check for $64.11.
Andy Roddick was a celebrated tennis star. Since retirement, the American athlete has thrown away his trophies, which surprised his wife.
Nearly a decade has passed since the storm hit, and Lance Armstrong’s career came to a crashing halt. How has his reputation held up?
In the modern NBA, nobody has worse form than Lonzo Ball. And this doesn’t just apply to his jump shot; it extends to his workouts as well.
When the Eagles drafted Kevin Allen they not only drafted a terrible player, but a terrible person. What happened to Allen after his brief NFL career?
The Jones family has Jon Jones, a famous troubled UFC fighter, as well as Arthur and Chandler, both Super Bowl-winning NFL players.
Bill Walton is one of the unique personalities in sports. Has Walton been able to been able to amass a substantial net worth?
One of the lesser-known NFL families is the Fuller brothers. There is a virtual army of them, and Kendall Fuller proves their family ties.
Jay Glazer has built a career out of things he loves. The NFL insider and MMA lover has built an impressive net worth for himself.
Bill Parcells is one of the most legendary coaches in football history. Like many other football-greats, Parcells had his share of superstitions.
Maybe we shouldn’t compare Scottie Pippen or Kawhi Leonard to Michael Jordan. Maybe it’s better to pit them against each other.
Javale McGee isn’t the most versatile NBA player, so for him recording a triple-double was a big deal. Unfortunately, he looked really selfish in the process.
Dan Marino is one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. But unlike some of his peers, Marino didn’t end his career on a high note.
Tiki Barber was one of the best running backs in the league during his prime. However, his relationship with the Giants grew sour later in his career.
John Cena has evolved into much more than just a pro wrestler. He is well known for all of his charitable efforts and has helped countless people.
Willie Pep experienced one of the greatest comebacks that boxing has ever seen, and it was all because of a plane crash.
Few modern athletes pull off a career in both the NFL and MLB. Most don’t know this, but John Elway almost joined this small list.
Players like Tom Brady and Drew Brees come to mind for their ability to memorize a complex playbook. And then there’s Brett Favre.
Sometimes a name is just a name; sometimes a name is attached to a class act like NBA star Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway.
Penny Hardaway was known as much for his style, grace, and cultural influence off the court as he was for his basketball skills and shoes.
Occasionally, you encounter an NFL player, like Carl Nassib, who’s as educated about personal finances as he is about his team’s playbook.
Many of the most famous NFL players can thank families for football skills. Two names in particular, Manning and Hasselbeck, are legends.
Reggie Bush was one of the most exciting athletes to ever play college football. His NFL career never quite matched his college success.
With his sudden release from the Rams and prompt signing by the Atlanta Falcons, fate is on NFL running back Todd Gurley’s side.
The Chicago Bulls of the ’90s captured a bit of magic as their star, Michael Jordan, beat impossible odds to cement a place in history.
The 2020 NFL Draft is near. One college standout has more buzz this draft than all of the others combined. His name is Tua Tagovailoa.
Jamal Adams and Dez Bryant playing together on the Dallas Cowboys may seem like a far-fetched idea, but there’s a sense that fate is at work.
Football players need a high level of intelligence to study NFL playbooks and incorporate it into games. Patrick Mahomes has mastered it.
Freezing weather creates a sense of drama for fans. Consider historic games like the Ice Bowl. But how do NFL players stay warm?
It’s easy to think pro athletes are privileged millionaires, but even star NFL players have a weekly schedule they must follow.
The Denver Broncos may be considering Tom Brady as he’s an unrestricted free agent this offseason. But Broncos country is not having it.
Just because Matthew Stafford feels up to the task of being the Detroit Lions’ quarterback doesn’t mean he’s the right one for it.
Today, fans tune in to see stars like Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady, but football and the NFL come from much more humble, older beginnings.