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Allyson Felix, Athleta Team Up With Nonprofit For Initiative Providing Free Childcare To Women Athletes

Allyson Felix’s rollout of impactful initiatives is at full speed. While returning for her final season of racing, the Olympian and her primary sponsor Athleta are teaming up with nonprofit &Mother to provide free childcare for athletes, TIME reports.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jun 23, 2022

Usain Bolt Says Part Of His Olympic Success Is Due To Gaming, 'I Feel Like It Kinda Helped My Hunger'

Usain Bolt is arguably the greatest athlete of all time. The Olympic champion can flex eight gold medals and two record-holding spots for the 100m and 200m races, but what’s the secret to his success? According to a BBC interview, in which Bolt appears in a hologram playing virtually with reporter Steffan Powell, he cites his success on the field to the world of gaming. “ For me, those are the things that excite me about video games. Just learning and being the best at it. I feel like it kinda helped my hunger, I would say. To always want to win. But I feel like it, in a way, kind of helped out with the track and field, because now, when you get on the track, you have that same mentality as when you’re playing video games. You just want to win ,” Usain Bolt told BBC.

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 21, 2021

How Magic Johnson Became One of the Richest Athletes in the World

Known as one of the best players to play in the NBA, Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr., is one of the most successful former athletes in America. Aside from the handsome salary he earned as a pro basketball player, Magic has started several business ventures that have helped him achieve success beyond his playing days. You might be wondering, what is Magic Johnson’s net worth? It may be higher than you think. Magic Johnson’s net worth is currently estimated to be about $600 million. During his career as an NBA player, Johnson’s annual salary was around $24 million, an amount that hasn’t been adjusted for inflation. Despite his career ending prematurely due to hysteria over his HIV diagnosis, Magic Johnson had an impeccable 12-year run in the NBA. He won five championships out of nine trips to the finals, earned three MVP awards, and was selected to the All-NBA First Team nine times. With such a successful NBA career in spite of his contraction of the HIV virus, one would think Johnson...


Jan 3, 2021

Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Makes History as the Highest-Paid Female Athlete

Women are taking over in sports and leading not only in winning titles but in earnings as well. Naomi Osaka, the 22-year-old tennis superstar, made history over the weekend as the highest-paid female athlete ever earning $37.4 million in the past year, which is $1.4 million more than Serena Williams has made, according to ELLE . Forbes reported that Osaka’s earnings came from prize money and endorsements she’s racked up over the last 12 months, setting an all-time record high for what a female athlete has earned in a single year. Her new record also surpasses that of Maria Sharapova‘s 2015 record of $29.7 million. Osaka now ranks No. 29 among the 100 highest-paid athletes while Williams is No. 33, according to Forbes . They also reported that this is the first time since 2016 that two female athletes have ranked on this list, with the full 2020 list set to release sometime this week. Osaka garnered her newfound fame from defeating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final with her...

Njera Perkins

May 26, 2020