With $50 million, UConn’s Dan Hurley keeps focus on court

University of Connecticut Men’s Basketball Head Coach Dan Hurley speaks to the media before the game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on July 06, 2024 in in the Bronx borough of New York City. Luke Hales/Getty Images/AFP STORRS, Connecticut — Even with a deal that would make…

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NBA: Paul George set to join 76ers on $212 million deal

FILE–Paul George #13 of the LA Clippers during the second half of the NBA game at Footprint Center on April 09, 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP PHILADELPHIA — Paul George and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a four-year, $212 million free-agent contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said early Monday…

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Max Christie returning to Lakers on 4-year, $32 million deal

FILE – Los Angeles Lakers guard Max Christie controls the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Dec. 13, 2023. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) LOS ANGELES — Promising wing Max Christie is returning to the Los Angeles Lakers with a four-year, $32 million contract,…

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From Raging Bull to Million Dollar Baby: Exploring the Various Styles of Boxing Films

As one of the oldest and most widely practiced sports in the world, boxing has long been a source of inspiration for filmmakers. Throughout the years, there have been countless boxing films that have captured the intensity, drama, and emotion of the sport. From the classic tale of redemption in Rocky to the gritty realism…

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Michael Jordan’s championship sneakers sell for record $8 million

(REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo) A set of six individual Air Jordan sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during NBA finals sold for $8 million at an auction in New York, setting a new global auction record for game-worn sneakers, auction house Sotheby’s said on Friday. The shoes, worn by one of basketball’s greatest players in the clinching…

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From Raging Bull to Million Dollar Baby: The Greatest Boxing Films

Boxing has long captured the imagination of filmmakers, and throughout the years, we have seen numerous films that have depicted the gritty, brutal and emotional world of the sport. From the legendary Raging Bull to the Oscar-winning Million Dollar Baby, these films have left an indelible mark on audiences and continue to be celebrated as…

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Dwyane Wade pledging $3 million donation to Marquette

Dwyane Wade holds up a cupcake as he aknowledges the crowd during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between the Marquette and the Villanova Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, in Milwaukee. Marquette won 87-74. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE — Dwyane Wade is donating $3 million to Marquette just over two decades after leading…

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto signs $325 million deal with Dodgers

FILE – Japan’s Yoshinobu Yamamoto delivers a pitch during the fifth inning of a World Baseball Classic game against Mexico on March 20, 2023, in Miami. Yamamoto, the most prized pitcher on the free-agent market, has agreed to a $325 million, 12-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to multiple reports. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee,…

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From ‘Rocky’ to ‘Million Dollar Baby’: The Evolution of Boxing Movies

Boxing has been a popular subject for movies for decades, with iconic films such as “Rocky” and “Raging Bull” gaining critical acclaim and leaving a lasting impact on audiences. These movies often not only showcase the physical demands of the sport, but also delve into the emotional and psychological aspects of the athletes who participate…

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NFL: Mahomes to earn $210 million under restructured deal—reports

Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to pass during the second quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Stadium on September 17, 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mike Carlson/Getty Images/AFP Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be guaranteed $210 million over the next four seasons after restructuring his existing contract with the…

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