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Lessons To Live By From These 13 Rags-to-Riches Athletes

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Professional athletes are notoriously bad with money, with many squandering their wealth due to lavish spending, bad investments, poor money management or a combination of all three. LeBron James was born to a teen mother and spent his childhood moving every few months and missing school often. At times, he lived without heat in the cold winter months in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, ESPN reported.

LeBron James: Tom Brady and I are one in the same

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

LeBron James insists he has no plans to call time on his NBA career, comparing himself to New England Patriots great Tom Brady. James was the star of the show for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, scoring 29 points and providing 11 assists in a 99-97 victory. Prior to the encounter at the Staples Center, the 34-year-old - a 15-time All Star and a three-time NBA champion - was asked if retirement had crossed his mind.

LeBron James says he is nowhere near retirement

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday said he is a long way from hanging up his high tops and likened himself to veteran New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is still going strong at age 42. Asked by reporters whether retirement had crossed his mind, the 34-year-old James shook his head. "I'm not at the end of my story," James said prior to a game between his first place Lakers and the visiting Sacramento Kings at Staples Center.

NBA-LeBron James says he is nowhere near retirement

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday said he is a long way from hanging up his high tops and likened himself to veteran New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is still going strong at age 42. Asked by reporters whether retirement had crossed his mind, the 34-year-old James shook his head. "I'm not at the end of my story," James said prior to a game between his first place Lakers and the visiting Sacramento Kings at Staples Center.

LeBron James says he’ll follow the Tom Brady retirement plan: ‘Play until we can’t walk no more’

Friday, November 15th, 2019

When LeBron James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the prevailing notion was that the superstar had picked the city in which he wanted to finish his career. Turns out it might be a bit of a wait. The future Hall of Famer told ESPN's Dave McMenamin that he has no plans for ending his career anytime soon: Brady seemed to welcome the comparison.

Kyler Murray will make you feel old with his LeBron James-Michael Jordan comparison

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was courtside at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Tuesday night for the Phoenix Suns' 123-115 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, and was left starstruck — a feeling the reigning Heisman trophy winner and No. 1 overall draft pick doesn't have often. LeBron James dapped him up in the middle of the game. “It was crazy for me just because I mean he's like Michael Jordan to kids my age,” Murray said Wednesday.

Bobby Wagner wins Lakers tickets in bet with Richard Sherman

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

San Francisco's offense went eight-straight drives without scoring with six of those possessions lasting four plays or less. Apparently he missed the beginning of Seattle's locker room celebrations in order to gloat about his winnings. Both the 49ers and the Seahawks seem destined for the playoffs, which means Sherman will have to wait until January or maybe even February in order to make good on the bet.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Angels name Maddon new manager The Los Angeles Angels and Joe Maddon agreed to terms on a contract to make him the team's next manager. In making the official announcement on Wednesday, the Angels did not release contract specifics.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Chicago's flood of Paralympians underscores depth of wheelchair marathon talent The participation of 27 Paralympians and a big increase in prize money could make Sunday's Chicago Marathon wheelchair race the most competitive yet. "Having 27 Paralympians is huge," four-times Paralympian Tatyana McFadden, one of the favorites, told reporters on the eve of the race.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Chicago's flood of Paralympians underscores depth of wheelchair marathon talent The participation of 27 Paralympians and a big increase in prize money could make Sunday's Chicago Marathon wheelchair race the most competitive yet. "Having 27 Paralympians is huge," four-times Paralympian Tatyana McFadden, one of the favorites, told reporters on the eve of the race.