Archive for August 28th, 2018

Beckham Jr. Highest Paid Receiver, Ginobili Retires


Odell Beckham Jr. worked out a five-year deal with the New York Giants making him the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. According to reports, Beckham Jr. will receive $95 million over 5 years with $65 million guaranteed. The pro-bowl wide receiver hasn’t played in the pre-season but will be on the field for the season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 9th. Odell commented on his contract, “Honestly, I don’t even know how to explain it. I don’t know if it’s a relief, I don’t know — it’s a combination of everything. You’ve worked all your life to get to this point and it’s finally here.”


After a successful 16 season, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili tweeted he’s retiring. At 41 years old, he wrote,”Today, with a wide range of feelings, I’m announcing my retirement from basketball. IMMENSE GRATITUDE to everyone (family, friends, teammates, coaches, staff, fans) involved in my life in the last 23 years. It’s been a fabulous journey. Way beyond my wildest dreams.” Many current and former players responded to the announcement with their own admiration for Ginobili. Steph Curry summed it up with his tweet, “You embody how basketball is meant to be played,”




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