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Financially successful athletes that don’t perform well in sports

Financially successful athletes that don’t perform well in sports

By Andreas Themistocleous, Contributor Think about Dennis Rodman. He was never the basketball talent, yet he won multiple championships with the Pistons and the Bulls. He was never a top-3 name mention in any team conversation, yet years after his retirement the media still bother to ask his opinion on basketball issues. Rodman was a performer; he had a niche. He made himself necessary to his team. At the end of his career, he probably tried every possible route to…

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How the Money Smart Athlete can use athletic performance towards financial success

How the Money Smart Athlete can use athletic performance towards financial success

By Constantinos Massonos, Contributor Success in an athlete’s career can come in many forms; winning a league title with a club, breaking a personal record or winning an Olympic medal. In addition to a big shot of dopamine, success will also result in a huge amount of free, ongoing exposure through local and international TV, newspapers and magazines, and sports and pop culture websites.  Financial success, on the other hand, comes as a result of hard work and the ability…

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Top Athletic Performance and Utilizing the Resulting Fame

Top Athletic Performance and Utilizing the Resulting Fame

By Niovie Constantinou, Contributor In today’s media-driven world, professional athletes have obtained considerable fame, with the top performing ones being some of the most iconic individuals in the world. It is a fact that they have influenced generations to come, not only with regards to sport, but in so many other areas as well, since their power and influence has spread across the entertainment industry and beyond. The flip side of becoming so famous so fast, is that there is…

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