Sports Money Report: August 28th to September 3rd, 2017

This is the Sports Net Worth Sports Money Report for the week of August 28th to September 3rd.

This report includes the prize money and purse listings for professional golf and tennis tournaments around the world, as well as notable contract signings/transactions in the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, EPL and MLS.

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Golf Purses

Dates Tour Tournament Course Purse Defending Champion
 Sep. 1-4  PGA Tour  Dell Technologies Championship  TPC Boston  $8,750,000  Rory McIlroy – $1,530,000
 Sep. 1-3  PGA Tour Champions  Shaw Charity Classic  Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club  $2,350,000  Carlos Franco – $352,000
 Aug. 31 – Sep. 3 Tour  Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship  OSC GC – Scarlet Course  $1,000,000  Grayson Murray- $180,000
 Aug. 31 – Sep. 3  LPGA Tour  Cambia Portland Classic Presented by JTBC  Columbia Edgewater Country Club  $1,300,000  Brooke M. Henderson – $195,000
 Aug. 31 – Sep. 3  Mackenzie Tour – Canada  Cape Breton Open  Bell Bay GC  $175,000  Dan McCarthy – $31,500

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Tennis Prize Money

Dates Tour Tournament Facility Prize Money Defending Champion
 August 28th – Sep. 10th  ATP / WTA  US Open  USTA National Tennis Center  $50,400,000  Stan Wawrinka / Angelique Kerber

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Contract Signings and Transactions

Transactions are updated to this page throughout the week.


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NFL Contract Signings

Date Team Player Position Term Value
 August 28th  Detroit Lions  Matthew Stafford  QB  5 Years  $135 million
 August 28th New Orleans Saints  Audie Cole  ILB  1 Year  $775,000
 August 28th  Jacksonville Jaguars  Akeem Dent  ILB  1 Year  $775,000

NFL Suspensions

Date Team Player Position Suspension Salary Forfeited
 August 28th  Cincinnati Bengals  Vontaze Burfict  OLB  5 Games for a hit on a defenseless receiver  $1.1 million
 August 28th  New York Giants  Owamagbe Odighizuwa  DE  4 Games for violating the league’s PED policy  $189,441

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  • Rodney Purvis, SG – signed a contract with the Orlando Magic
  • L.J. Peak, SG – signed a contract with the Boston Celtics

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English Premier League (EPL)

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Endorsement Deals

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