Ethan Couch

The ‘Affluenza’ Kid Yet Again Avoids Jail Time Because We’re Creating A Society Of Biebers

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Rich white kid receives no serious repercussions for his actions because America!

occupy wall street

Venture Capitalist Tom Perkins: Being Rich In America Is Like Being Jewish In Nazi Germany

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Venture capitalist Tom Perkins compares the demonization of being rich in America to the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany. OK.

cheaters

Lance Armstrong Wants Us To Feel Bad About All Of The Money That He Has Lost

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In a new interview, disgraced lying, cheating cyclist Lance Armstrong whines that he has lost a lot of money while others have profited.

AUTO RACING

Google Isn’t Trying Hard Enough To Remove The Photos From Max Mosley’s Hooker Orgy

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Former FIA president and Formula 1 owner Max Mosley earned a victory in court, as a French judge ordered Google to remove all of his hooker orgy photos.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS

Kobe Bryant Just Received $24 Million From The Lakers Today, No Big Deal

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Per his contract, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was eligible to receive 80% of his $30 million contract up front today.

billionaires

Mark Cuban Was Found Not Guilty Of Insider Trading And Sent A Message To The Government

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On Wednesday, Dallas Mavericks owner and Dennis Feinstein’s favorite charitable billionaire Mark Cuban <a href="http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/10/16/mark-cuban-cleared-of-insider-trading/?_r=0" target="_blank">was cleared for a second time</a> on charges that he had committed insider trading in 2004, when he sold his shares in a search engine and avoided a $750,000 loss thanks to a phone call from the company’s CEO.

BASKETBALL

LeBron James’ Police Escort ‘Violated Policy’ And Nothing Will Happen

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Yesterday, I posted the Instagram video that NBA champion and social media narcissist LeBron James Tweeted before he attended Friday’s Jay Z and Justin Timberlake in Miami, and wouldn’t you know it.

BASKETBALL

Ex-NBA Prospect Robert Swift’s Home Would Have Been Awful On MTV Cribs

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Robert Swift was drafted 12th overall by the Seattle Supersonics in 2004, and, at the time, taking Swift straight out of high school seemed like a solid move, because the 2004 NBA Draft mostly sucked.

DALLAS STARS

Unreal Estate Tour: Tom Hicks Is Selling His Absurd Dallas Mansion For $135 Million

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Perhaps Tom Hicks is best known for being a shrewd businessman who built his incredible wealth and subsequent empire through hard work and determination, as well as the ability to not give a crap about the little people he may have trampled along the way.

DAMN GOVERNMENT

That New Fiscal Cliff Deal Includes A Ton Of Tax Breaks For New NASCAR Tracks

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Politicians are the worst people on this planet, so it shouldn’t have surprised people this morning when news leaked of the sordid inclusions in the fiscal cliff deal, <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/2/http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/02/from-nascar-to-rum-the-10-weirdest-parts-of-the-fiscal-cliff-deal/">from a heavier rum tax on Puerto Rico to financing Goldman Sachs’ new headquarters</a>.

CARS

Don’t Worry, Mario Balotelli – Nobody Will Ever Know That You’re In That Bentley

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Italian soccer star Mario Balotelli is only 22-years old, and as the face and presumable future of Manchester City and the Italian National Team, it’s safe to say that he has a long career ahead of him.

billionaires

Good News, Funny Guys: Formula 1 Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Is Single

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When <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/09/in-case-you-were-wondering-it-is-probably-pretty-awesome-to-be-a-billionaire">we first met Formula 1 heiress sisters Petra and Tamara Ecclestone</a>, they were house shopping in Los Angeles so they could begin their own American invasion.

DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS

Donald Trump Claims That Scotland Loves His New Golf Course, Scotland Disagrees

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Reality TV host, global real estate icon and world’s largest source of natural hot air Donald Trump <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/11/hahahahahaha-donald-trump/">reached a new level of relevance during the 2012 presidential election</a>, as he trolled Twitter ever so hard and <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/11/troll-like-creature-donald-trump-is-mad-at-brian-williams/">goaded millions of people into reacting</a> to his shameless, arrogant and irresponsible opinions about President Barack Obama and the future of America.

Houston Rockets

James Harden Is Having No Problem Adapting To A Max Contract Lifestyle

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Even before the Oklahoma City Thunder shocked its fans by trading James Harden to the Houston Rockets, the sensational young 6th man had proven that he was ready to step up his off-the-court game as one of the NBA’s premiere ballers.

DONALD FEHR

The NHL Lockout Could Possibly End Today

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Last week, due to the NHL lockout, the league canceled its best regular season event of the season, as it pulled the plug on the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, which would have been played in freezing temperatures in front of 100,000 people at the University of Michigan.

MLB

Derek Jeter’s Penthouse Sold For $15.5 Million

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If you’ve been looking for a great deal on an apartment in New York City recently, well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but boy did you miss out on the bargain of the century.

30 FOR 30

With Leather’s Watch This: ESPN is ‘Broke’

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A few years ago, when I was still in my broke, we-need-to-cram-a-bunch-of-people-into-this-hotel-room-to-save-money phase (not very far removed), some friends and I were in St.

BROKE ATHLETES

Here’s A List Of Things That Vince Young Could Have Bought While Going Broke

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For some reason, Vince Young’s attorneys are apparently telling everyone with ears that the former No.




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