Jon Poling

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Why LeBron James' alleged $500 million impact on the Cleveland economy is mostly bunk

Shortly after James signed with the Cavaliers and decided to return to Cleveland, economist LeRoy Brooks outlined for Time.com how the NBA star could help generate $495 million in additional revenue for the area. The Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office reached a similar estimate of a $500 million a year …

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Ty Warner

Source of wealth: Beanie Babies, real estate Warner, whose Beanie Babies became a worldwide craze after their 1993 debut, hid as much as $107 million in an offshore account at a point in the 1990s or 2000s. The billionaire, who was ranked No. 209 among the 400 richest Americans with a net worth of …

Doug Baldwin apologizes for Super Bowl TD celebration, aimed at Revis

Doug Baldwin apologized for his Super Bowl celebration and said Monday it was aimed at Darrelle Revis.<p>Doug Baldwin revealed two interesting nuggets …

Floyd Mayweather fight 'near', admits Manny Pacquiao, as Filipino agrees to Olympic-style drug tests

The mega-fight could go down in history as boxing's biggest and most lucrative, with the contest expected to be worth $250 million (£162 million)<p><b>Manny Pacquiao</b> has insisted the much-anticipated fight against Floyd Mayweather is "near" after the Filipino agreed to a key demand - undergoing a drugs …

Ex-NFL star Hernandez dismantled phone in police lot: witness

FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez dismantled his cellphone and used another one to make calls inside a car outside a police station the day after the bullet-riddled body of an associate was found, according to video shown on Tuesday at his murder …

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