Our vision is to reverse the trend of athletes making fatal financial decisions by cultivating financial literacy as a life skill for student-athletes, active and retired professionals and their families

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    Michael Phelps receives suspended sentence in drunk driving case – USA TODAY

Michael Phelps receives suspended sentence in drunk driving case – USA TODAY

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps walks into a courthouse for a trial on drunken driving and other charges, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Baltimore. Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino Sept. 30 when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the double yellow line on a highway. Police say Phelps registered a .14 per cent on a blood-alcohol test. The legal limit to drive is .08 per cent in Maryland.(Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP) 20 CONNECT LINKEDINEMAILMORE […]

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    If Matt Kemp trade to Padres falls through, impact could touch Phillies, Rays … – Washington Post

If Matt Kemp trade to Padres falls through, impact could touch Phillies, Rays … – Washington Post

By Barry Svrluga December 18 at 2:06 PM Matt Kemp didn’t seem to have arthritic hips in hitting .287 with 25 homers in 2014. But that condition is reportedly holding up his trade to the San Diego Padres. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images) Remember when the Dodgers ended the Winter Meetings by blowing up little bits and pieces from all over baseball? Yep, that was so last week. Here’s the problem: According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Dodgers’ trade of […]

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    Gronk being Gronk on tonight’s “Top Chef” – Patriots.com

Gronk being Gronk on tonight’s “Top Chef” – Patriots.com

It’s been a big couple weeks for our favorite tight end. First, the kittens, then an award for his sense of style and now a starring role on “Top Chef.”The popular cooking show recruited Gronk to step in as a guest judge alongside host and celebrity chef Padma Lakshmi.The challenge for the contestants? To prepare Polish sausage – in honor of Gronk’s heritage, of course.This really needs no explanation, so just press play and enjoy.And if you’re craving more of Gronk on “Top […]

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    Dodgers’ Rebuilt Rotation Is Good Enough to Make Strong 2015 Title Run – Bleacher Report

Dodgers’ Rebuilt Rotation Is Good Enough to Make Strong 2015 Title Run – Bleacher Report

Andrew Friedman inherited a pretty good starting rotation when he agreed to run the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was weak at the back end, sure, but having Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu at the top more than made up for that. But then again, why settle for “pretty good” when you can aim for “great?” If you’re just now joining us, the Dodgers’ rotation has gotten quite the face lift in the last week. They entered last week’s winter meetings needing […]

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    DeMarco Murray Injury: Updates on Cowboys Star’s Hand and Return – Bleacher Report

DeMarco Murray Injury: Updates on Cowboys Star’s Hand and Return – Bleacher Report

In what has become a recurring theme, DeMarco Murray is once again out with an injury.   Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News provided the latest details on the Dallas Cowboys running back, who will have surgery to repair a broken bone in his hand, according to Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones: Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com reported on the chances of Murray returning for Week 16’s pivotal matchup against Indianapolis: Albert Breer of NFL.com said that there is a […]

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Kobe Passes Jordan For 3rd On All-Time Scoring List – CBS Local

December 14, 2014 4:51 PM MINNESOTA (CBSLA.com) – Kobe Bryant has passed Michael Jordan for third place in the NBA  all-time scoring list during the second quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Point no. 32, 293 came on his second free throw with 5:24 left in the second quarter. Bryant, 36, now trails only Karl Malone(36,928) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar(38,3870). Michael Jordan scored 32,216 points in 1,072 games, while Bryant needed 197 more games to pass Air Jordan. Bryant, […]

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