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$38,253.36: What winning a gold medal for the United States is actually worth. Each Gold Medalist gets $37,500 from the US Olympic Committee. Plus the gold medal, which has six grams of gold and 500 grams of silver, and is worth $753.36 in the current metals market.
30 years ago today, Sports Illustrated tells us to watch out for this kid named Pedro Martinez. Though it’s possible pitchers Mo Sanford (MLB career: 2-4) and Donnie Elliott (MLB Career: 0-1) could be better.
Candy Digital, the digital collectibles company owned by @MichaelGRubin @novogratz & @garyvee , announces it will be creating NFT's for college football players, starting with @djuiagalelei '>Clemson Q @DJUiagalelei , UNC @sam_howell2 '>Q @Sam_Howell2 , UGA @jtdaniels06B and Cincinnati @DesmondRitterB
Hear this over and over again...best time of career isn’t necessarily pinnacle of accomplishment. It’s the break from maintaining their profile, their expectation to succeed. This is Simone Biles in the New York Times story.
JUST IN: 93-year-old Olive Veronesi of Seminole, PA, who held up a sign at her window asking for more beer, has received a delivery from @CoorsLight . The brand tells me 150 cans arrived at her house today.
“The Simpsons doesn’t predict the future...there’s just so many episodes...” May 6, 1993: A Simpsons episode plot has the town of Springfield getting sick with a flu that originates in Asia. While the town begs for a vaccine, murder bees show up.
JUST IN: Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand announces $100,000,000 donation over the next decade to causes that will ensure racial equality, social justice and greater access to education (via @esteep )