This deal has us reconsidering our day job! Arizona Cardinals superstar Kyler Murray has now joined the National Football League’s (NFL) highest-paid quarterback club with a $230.5 million deal, ESPN reports. The deal is set to run through the 2028 season and includes a guarantee of $160 million if he were to be injured. Additionally, Murray will get a $105 million advance simply for signing the agreement. Annually, he is set to receive $46.1 million, bringing him right on the heels of the highest-paid quarterback title in the NFL, which is currently held by Green Bay Packers QB, Aaron Rodgers. Trailing behind him with the largest salaries includes Cleveland Browns star Deshaun Watson, who averages $46 million per season.
Jul 23, 2022
The future of sports and technology is here. As the two worlds continue to collide thanks to advancements in tech, leaders in the sports industry are continuing to emerge with digital collectibles like non-fungible tokens (NFTs). On Dec. 13, Arizona Cardinals’ offensive tackle, Kelvin Beachum, became the first professional athlete to do a live NFT drop during a professional football game. And, AfroTech has all of the details. In a live auction held during the game hosted on OpenSea, fans had the opportunity to bid on a 68-piece open edition and a limited edition four-piece auction curated by Beachum in collaboration with the South Carolina-based company, BandwagonFanClub, Inc. “When it comes to following our favorite entertainers, teams, and athletes, there are lots of opportunities for collectibles,” said BandWagonFanClub, Inc. CEO Harold Hughes in an official press release provided to AfroTech. “From tickets to memorabilia, the ability to collect artifacts is endless. Still, as we...
Dec 16, 2021