Turn Off Ads?
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 16 to 19 of 19

Thread: How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke

  1. #16
    GR8NESS WMR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Posts
    16,957

    Re: How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke

    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Hunter's problem was that he invested in secondary technology. He should have just gone for inflatable furniture.
    holy crap ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
    "Cheering for Kentucky is like watching Star Wars and hoping Darth Vader chokes an ewok"


  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #17
    High five! nate's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Irvine, CA
    Posts
    6,976

    Re: How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke

    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Hunter's problem was that he invested in secondary technology. He should have just gone for inflatable furniture.
    Or styrofoam.

    You can keep your beer cold in it thus eliminating the need for a fridge!
    "Bring on Rod Stupid!"

  4. #18
    My clutch is broken RichRed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Posts
    3,869

    Re: How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke

    Quote Originally Posted by oneupper View Post
    Nice Article. From what I've read, the players who had their money at Stanford, like Damon, Pelfrey, Carlos Peña, Nady, Bernie Williams, Adrian Beltre, Darren Oliver and others...will not lose their money, since it was in the broker/dealer portion and not invested (at least not all of it) in CDs of Stanford International Bank in Antigua...which is where the center of the fraud was.
    Your next mission, oneupper, should you choose to accept it, is to look into the financials of Jeff Blake's buddies at Triton, they of the 32% annual return.

    Good article, woy, thanks for posting it.
    "I can make all the stadiums rock."
    -Air Supply

  5. #19
    Five Tool Fool jojo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    18,658

    Re: How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke

    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Hunter's problem was that he invested in secondary technology. He should have just gone for inflatable furniture.
    I'm looking for a few athletes to invest in my start up company. We're planning to release a line of baby swings for minivans. It's a sure fire, can't miss opportunity. Imagine those trips with a crying baby being a thing of the past!!!!

    "This isn’t stats vs scouts - this is stats and scouts working together, building an organization that blends the best of both worlds. This is the blueprint for how a baseball organization should be run. And, whether the baseball men of the 20th century like it or not, this is where baseball is going."---Dave Cameron, U.S.S. Mariner


Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!


RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball


Contact us: Boss | GIK | BCubb2003 | dabvu2498 | Gallen5862 | LexRedsFan | Plus Plus | RedlegJake | redsfan1995 | The Operator | Tommyjohn25