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Joe Flacco Signs Biggest Contract in NFL History
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco signed the biggest contract in NFL history, putting his John Hancock on a six-year, $120 million contract that works out to $1.25 million per regular season game. He’ll be cashing in $20,000 per minute, $350 a second. “It was never about the money but it was about respect,” he said. He has no plans yet to splurge.
GoPro Creator Nick Woodman Makes Forbes’ Billionaires List
Nick Woodman was not famous, but the 37-year-old is now receiving national recognition. Woodman invented a tiny camera called the GoPro. The little cameras, which can be attached to pretty much anything, are available for purchase everywhere. As a result, Woodman is now on Forbes’ annual list of billionaire moguls.
The Miracles’ Singer Bobby Rogers Dies at 73
Motown singer Bobby Rogers died Sunday at the age of 73 after a long illness. He and Smokey Robinson were born on the same day in the same hospital in Detroit and went on to found The Miracles together. Their beautiful friendship spawned hits like “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” and “I Second That Emotion.”