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SIN BIN: Ronaldo soccer king of Instagram, earning $1M per post
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SIN BIN: Ronaldo soccer king of Instagram, earning $1M per post

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is scoring a lot more than his $35-million-a-year salary thanks to social media.Ronaldo and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez are the highest-earning soccer couple, according to Online Gambling.ca. The Portuguese legend and his beau, who hails from Argentina, rake in just over $990,000 per Instagram post, according to the site’s estimate.Paul and Zulay Pogma are next at $170.2K per post. They’re followed by Ozil and Amine Gulsa ($100.9K), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Perrie Edwards ($62,000), Robert Firmino and Larissa Pereira ($56,400) and David De Gea and Edurne Garcia Almagro ($50,400).The site notes each of those six highest-earning couples earn more from an Instagram post than the average American’s yearly salary of $49,764 (per Bureau of Labour ...
Wolfpack’s rugby season shut down due to COVID-19
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Wolfpack’s rugby season shut down due to COVID-19

The Toronto Wolfpack has been forced to pack its bags as rugby’s only trans-Atlantic team will not be rebooting its season.Both the Super League Europe and the Rugby Football League have been apprised of the team’s decision, one the Wolfpack said during Monday’s announcement was not easy to make. In addition, the team said it would not participate in the conclusion of the 2020 Betfred Super League season or in the remainder of the 2020 Coral Challenge Cup. The costs, it seems, were too prohibitive.There was a big buzz surrounding the Wolfpack following its signing of high-profiled rugby superstar Sonny Williams and, in many ways, its foray into the Super League promised to be super for a team that was hatched only three years ago.Now, there are growing concerns of the Wolfp...
SIN BIN: Sports stars Rodgers, Patrick, call it quits
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SIN BIN: Sports stars Rodgers, Patrick, call it quits

One of the biggest power couples in sports is no more.Former NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers and former race car driver Danica Patrick have split up after dating for over two years, Patrick’s rep confirmed after numerous reports leaked out.Tongues started wagging when Patrick unfollowed Rodgers on social media, deleted photos of them together and did not accompany him to a celebrity golf event last week.Rodgers is a two-time NFL MVP, a Super Bowl champion and is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in league history. Patrick is the most successful woman to ever compete in American open-wheel racing.They started dating in 2017 right around when Patrick was ending her NASCAR career.Though a Wisconsin native, Patrick is a fan of Green Bay’s arch rivals, the Chicago Bears, so this relat...
SIMMONS: Order of Canada’s longtime snub of Donovan Bailey is disgraceful
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SIMMONS: Order of Canada’s longtime snub of Donovan Bailey is disgraceful

Bobby Orr, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe and Mario Lemieux have all been awarded with the Order of Canada.Donovan Bailey has not.Catriona LeMay Doan, Marnie McBean and Curt Harnett, Olympic medal winners all of them, have all been awarded with the Order of Canada.Bailey has not.Steve Nash had been awarded. So has Mike Weir and Daniel Nestor. But no, not Bailey, the world champion, the Olympic champion, the 4 x 100 champion, the world record holder at 100 metres. The champion of Canadian sporting moments. That was 24 years ago.He has been forgotten or passed over year after year in a country that doesn’t tend to forget or bypass its sporting heroes. You could argue, quite easily, that Bailey’s back-to-back gold medal runs on consecutive Saturday nights in Atlanta were the greatest Ca...
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SIN BIN: Why Paige Spirinac doesn’t wear underwear while golfing

The world’s hottest golfer likes to go commando while on the course.Paige Spiranac says she hits the links sans underwear for comfort reasons.“I normally don’t wear underwear– but it’s because I’m wearing spanky shorts — and it just is too many layers if you have everything on. So, it’s usually built-in shorts for my skirts or I’ll just wear spankies but no underwear,” Spiranac said recently on her Playing A Round podcast.Guys always suggest to Paige Spiranac that the driving range is an ideal date. INSTAGRAMSpiranac is extremely candid on her podcast and with her Instagram account. The 27-year-old even recently caused herself some problems when she talked about what kind of sexy messages she likes to send and receive.Some of her words were mistakenly taken out of context ...
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SIN BIN: Can we be Christiano Ronaldo?

Even when Christiano Ronaldo appears to be losing, he wins.The soccer great has been struggling on the pitch since the Serie A restarted following the COVID-19 crisis. Juventus pounded Lecce 4-10 last week with Ronaldo upping his goal tally to 23.Georgina Rodriguez is enjoying the crystal blue Med with beau Christiano Ronaldo.INSTAGRAMNo matter, the Portuguese superstar —also known for his Oscar-winning dives —took off after the game for a relaxing yachting holiday with slinky gal pal Georgina Rodriguez. The game’s first $1-billion baby treated his girlfriend to a cruise on the $27-million yacht. And they have been bombarding Instagram.Ronaldo captioned one snapshot: “The only thing I like more than you, is us.”Wrestling superstar Brock Lesnar.WWE: LESNAR ALMOST...
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SIN BIN: Ex-Playboy model turned team owner installs daughter

Why the hell not?This house has written about Playboy mannequin turned sports activities agent turned soccer membership proprietor prior to now.Now, Romanian magnificence Anamaria Prodan has put in daughter Rebecca —additionally a mannequin —on the board of lacklustre Transylvanian soccer crew Hermannstadt after shopping for the membership. A one-time nude mannequin, Prodan took over the Liga I crew just some weeks in the past.Prodon’s different daughter, who's learning within the U.S., can also be stated to be becoming a member of the membership.SARAH PRADON /INSTAGRAMFormer Playboy mannequin Anamaria Prodan is known as the world’s hottest agent. She purchased a soccer crew and put in her daughter on the board.Anamaria Prodan /INSTAGRAM“We now have ...