Sports

Rower Meghan O’Leary’s journey to the Olympics started with a Google search

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STANFORD — A two-sport graduate from the University of Virginia, in 2010 Meghan O’Leary hung up her softball mitt and volleyball shoes, moved to Connecticut, and worked as a production coordinator at ESPN. The job was everything she dreamed of — but she was restless. The words of the UVA rowing coach reverberated in her mind: “Come on, Meghan. You can be an Olympian in rowing.” She sat down and googled “rowing lessons.” That search would change her life.

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Which Super Bowl winning quarterback earned the most?

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The cash earnings of Super Bowl winning quarterbacks has varied greatly over the past decade. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was paid less than $1 million the season his team was crowned champions. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger earned nearly $28 million during the 2008-09 NFL year. The charts account for inflation, however. That is why Roethlisberger’s total compensation is displayed at over $32 million when compared to his counterparts. Nonetheless, this lego visualization helps illustrate the wide earnings margin between players. If a quarterback won twice in the past ten years, their second victory is represented by black legos.

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