In many pro sports the ‘contract year’ is a well known phenomenon. Athletes in the last year of their current deal have extra motivation to perform so that their next contract will be a big one.
5 Gum has rolled out a group of ads that feature the inspiring stories from senior citizens who felt like they missed their golden opportunities in life, and the way their stories now have impacted the lives of younger generations.
Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel and Caeleb Dressel are making their pro debuts. SwimSwam asked an industry veteran what their financial futures look like. The industry said: “Simone and Caeleb will make $2 to $5 million annually. I believe Katie will be in the $5 million to $10 million range.”
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Both Michael Phelps and Joseph Schooling will be promoting an upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) fight in Singapore taking place later this month.
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