- Tom Brady will reportedly become the highest-paid sports broadcaster after Fox Sports reportedly 37.5 million/year whenever he retires from the NFL.
- Fans were surprised to learn that Jim Rome is now the second highest-paid broadcaster at $30 million/year.
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Jim Rome is apparently one of the top paid sports broadcasters in the United States.
On Tuesday it was revealed that Fox Sports will be paying Tom Brady $37.5 million/ year to become the highest-paid sports broadcaster in the U.S. whenever he decides to retire.
Via NY Post’s Andrew Marchand
🚨NEWS: Tom Brady's contract to call games for Fox Sports is for 10 years and $375 million, The Post has learned. https://t.co/WDcPjMYhYE
— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) May 10, 2022
Via NY Post
Fox’s CEO Lachlan Murdoch announced Brady would be the network’s No. 1 game analyst upon retirement from the NFL. He would also serve as an ambassador in respect to client and promotional initiatives. Several reports about the deal followed, including The Post’s report of 10 years and $375 million.
The Athletic went on to run a graphic that claims Jim Rome is the second best-paid broadcaster behind Brady at $30 million/year.
Tom Brady has never once been an analyst at any level, yet he is set to become the highest-paid sports broadcaster. pic.twitter.com/lLSvC8gHJv
— The Athletic NFL (@TheAthleticNFL) May 10, 2022
Sports fans were shocked at how much Rome makes.
Stephen A work 28 hours a day and has two clones and I haven’t seen Jim Rome in over a decade https://t.co/Tv0ryBa9aW
— Kofie (@Kofie) May 10, 2022
Stephen A Smith the lowest paid on the list and they're making him work 20 hour shifts everyday, I'm sick. https://t.co/ZnolqPO3Tz
— Ahmed🇸🇴/Former CNN+ Employee (@big_business_) May 10, 2022
Jim Rome's agent should be secretary of the treasury or something https://t.co/FptRTqcAzJ
— Jason Kirk (@thejasonkirk) May 10, 2022
Seriously give it up for Jim Rome and his ninth level business jiu jitsu black belt agent https://t.co/WQcAeleFOm
— BUM CHILLUPS AKA SPENCER HALL (@edsbs) May 10, 2022
Bro I haven't heard from Jim Rome in maybe half a decade and he's raking in this kind of money?? https://t.co/h38WM6AXrT
— Jazz Chisholm Stan (@WilliamBotchway) May 10, 2022