NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stands at the podium at the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stands at the podium at the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City. - 
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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Japan-based SoftBank will allow the U.S. government to pick a member of Sprint's board if the deal goes through.

After an electrifying run over the past several weeks, stock markets around the world are down this morning -- Japan's in particular.

And for pro athletes, sometimes the biggest challenge is financial success and the family pressure that comes with it.

 

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