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Updated: June 22, 2014

NORTH CAROLINA-(BASN)- 1. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke will earn $26 million in 2014.

2. Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee will collect $25 million this season.

3. Texas Rangers first base Prince Fielder will be making $24million this season.

4. Philadelphia Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard will walk away with $25 million this year.phillies

5. Pop-singer Britney Spears’ Las Vegas show “Piece of Me” grossed $10.9 million in ticket sales for the first 16 shows.

6. Second basemen Robinson Cano will make $24 million playing for the Seattle Seahawks.

7. The LA Dodgers has the highest payroll in MLB with $23.3 million last year.

8. LA Angels Mike Trout landed a five-year $149 million contract after earning only $530,000 last year, despite being the runner-up in the 2012 American League MVP race.

9. Left tackle Jason Pierre agreed to a five-year, $51.3 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, with $19.5 million guaranteed.

10. Swiss bank Credit Suisse has provided accounts in Switzerland for more than 22,000 US Clients totaling $10 billion to $2 billion and helped conceal those accounts from the IRS.

Eric D.Graham, a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, where he received a B.A. in Mass Communication with a concentration in Radio and Television, with a minor in History, with an emphasis in African-American Studies, is currently the Managing Editor of Black Athlete Sports Network, where his articles appear daily along with his controversial cartoon character Bobbee Bee “The Hater.” Graham can be reached at or go to 

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