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Forbes Ranks 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises

One thing is for sure, it’s good to be the owner of a sports franchise.

07/15/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18:  (L-R) Manager Jim Leyland, team owner Mike Ilitch and General Manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers celebrate with the American League Championship trophy after the Tigers won 8-1 against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Valued At $1.125 Billion

Mike Ilitch purchased the Tigers for $82 million in 1992. Now, the franchise is worth $1.125 billion.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2015

SEATTLE - JUNE 14: Uniform of Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls laid out in front of a locker prior to Game Five of the 1996 NBA Finals against the Seattle SuperSonics at Key Arena on June 14, 1996 in Seattle, Washington. The Sonics won 89-78.

Jordan, 2 Other NBA Owners Join Forbes’ Billionaire List

Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have reached new heights, making Forbes world list of billionaires.

97.1 The Ticket–03/02/2015

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Sandra Bullock Highest-Paid Actress, And More Of ‘What’s Trending Today’ With Zahra

Sandra Bullock finds herself in the top spot on Forbes’ list of highest earning actresses of 2014. Plus, three actors on “The Big Bang Theory” get quite the raise.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2014

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Beyoncé Tops Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Beyoncé’s empire is getting a boost from Forbes.

06/30/2014

Mary Barra, CEO of US carmaker General Motors GM arrives for a news conference at the headquarters of the company's German subsidiary Opel in Ruesselsheim, on January 27, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL ROLAND (Photo credit/ DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

GM CEO Mary Barra Ranks Among The Most Powerful Women In The World

GM CEO Mary Barra ranks seventh on Forbes ranking of the 100 of the world’s most powerful women

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2014

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Forbes Lists Detroit, Warren Among Most Affordable Cities In U.S.

The Midwest dominated the Top 20 list.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: An American flag is unfurled at Ford Field prior to the start of the game between the Houston Texans and the Detroit Lions on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Forbes: Lions One Of The Least Valuable NFL Teams

The Detroit Lions are worth $900 million, according to Forbes, and the 28th most valuable team out of 32 franchises in the NFL.

CBS Detroit–08/14/2013

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Sarcastic Headline Doesn’t Fly At Metro Airport

Officials at Detroit Metro Airport are defending a decision to pull a free newspaper from terminals over a headline that appeared to slam Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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