Haloti Ngata Made More Money Over Last 12 Months Than Any Athlete Playing A Team Sport

Jun 19, 2012 | by Zach Wilt,
Haloti Ngata Made More Money Over Last 12 Months Than Any Athlete Playing A Team Sport

Even with a salary cap, football somehow seemed to give the biggest pay day of the last 12 months.

According to Mike McCartney, who cites Forbes, Ravens defensive lineman Haloti Ngata earned $37.1 million in salary and bonuses over the last year which is more than any other athlete playing a team sport.

Well done, Haloti.  Congratulations.

If you gave me Ngata and ...

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Heat Sign Veteran Turiaf

Mar 21, 2012 | by Associated Press
Heat Sign Veteran Turiaf

Ronny Turiaf talked with Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra, and got recruiting calls from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.

The Miami Heat put on the press, and Turiaf was impressed.

"I was actually quite shocked, to tell you the truth," Turiaf said. "I was not expecting Dwyane and LeBron to reach out to me."

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Brown Brings Circus To Phoenix

Dec 08, 2011 | by Seth Pollack, Bright Side of the Sun

Remember the good ole days when Steve Nash would lob the ball in the general vicinity of the rim and Shawn Marion or Amare Stoudemire would go up and throw it down? Remember Grant Hill lobbing the ball to Jason Richardson on a back-door cut? Remember Jared Dudley throwing down 10 vicious dunks last year? (Neither did his teammates.)

Now the ...

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Bulls Exercise Option on Gibson

Jun 29, 2011 | by Aggrey Sam, CSN Chicago

As expected, the Bulls picked up the fourth-year option for forward Taj Gibson, extending his contract through the 2012-13 season, the organization announced Wednesday.

Gibson, a first-round draft pick in 2009 and first team NBA all-rookie team selection in his debut season, has averaged 8.0 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in his first two NBA campaigns.

With the deadline to reach ...

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