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Steelers minority owner selling California compound for $85 million


One of the largest and most incredible home compounds in the country has been listed for sale by billionaire Thomas Tull, who is a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Tull just listed his 33-plus acre Westlake Village, Calif. compound for sale because he is moving his home and operations to Pittsburgh, the Post-Gazette recently reported. The asking price for the compound is $85 million.

According to the Redfin listing, the compound has 12 bedrooms, 25.5 bathrooms and stretches over 50,000 square feet. It features a gym, movie theater, wine tasting room, cellar, museum collectibles room, and pool house with spa amenities.

The compound contains an organic farm, solar panel for energy, privatized wells, and more.

The LA Times says the estate was created by Tull purchasing four different lots and building the entire compound on it. The pool house is over 2,600 square feet and larger than most peoples’ homes. The same goes for the over 5,000 square foot grand master suite.

Tull made much of his money investing in Hollywood films. His Legendary Entertainment company, of which he is no longer a part, was purchased in 2016 by a Chinese billionaire for $3.5 billion.

Rory McIlroy selling lavish Florida mansion for nearly $13 million

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy has put his lavish Florida home on the market, and his asking price is nearly $13 million.

McIlroy has reportedly moved into a home once owned by Ernie Els. That led to the golf star deciding to sell his Palm Beach Gardens mansion.

The massive house contains six bedrooms and nine bathrooms. It also includes a putting green in addition to a waterfall and well-equipped gym. You can see a few photos below.

After recovering from a rib injury he suffered last summer, McIlroy will have a busy start to 2018. The now-married 28-year-old will play in two events later this month. McIlroy is then scheduled to take part in two events in February and two more in March, including the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Floyd Mayweather shows off sick movie theater in new mansion

Floyd Mayweather money

Floyd Mayweather has been showing off his new mansion on social media this week, and the casa is impressive.

The famous boxer purchased a mansion in Beverly Hills for $26 million, TMZ reported last week. The home has six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and features a guest house and swimming pool.

One of the coolest parts of the home is the incredible movie theater. Mayweather showed it off in a video posted on Instagram this week. He says it comfortably seats about 50 — and appears to be stocked with enough candy for that many too:

Grabbing a few snacks before watching Sportscenter in my Beverly Hills Palace movie theatre, that comfortably seats 50 people.

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He also has a wine cellar:


Mike Shanahan pretty much owns the Richie Rich mansion

Mike Shanahan Broncos

Mike Shanahan is living large, my friends.

Word came out last week that the former NFL coach was selling his Colorado mansion for $22 million, prompting our Steve DelVecchio to ask whether Shanny really was just Dr. Dre all along.

Yes, the part-time NFL coach and full-time record label owner owns a $22 million mansion. It’s god-like, let me tell you.

Built in 2008 and located in Englewood, Colo., Shanahan’s pad features six bedrooms and 13 bathrooms (via Redfin listing). You could use a different bathroom every time you went to the restroom and still not make your way through all of them in a week.

The property spans over 32,000 square feet. There are 11 fireplaces and a 7-car garage. The mansion contains a full gym, bowling alley and golf simulator.

One of the dining rooms alone is massive and makes you wonder whether he was planning on having the Knights of the effing Round Table over for dinner.

Look, $22 million is obviously an insane number. And since it was built in 2008, we’re guessing Shanny paid a lot less for it than that and likely won’t get $22 million for it. But let’s just look at the numbers here.

– The monthly mortgage payment on a 30-year loan for the place would be over $91,000 and is greater than most American homes bring in for a year
– Last year’s property tax bill was nearly $110,000
– The $8,814 monthly HOA fee would probably bankrupt most American couples
– The four bedroom, two bathroom guest house is larger than most families’ residences
– The electric, water, and gardening bills are probably more than what most people pay in monthly rent

Dustin Johnson buys $4.95 million Florida home with private island

Dustin Johnson mansion

Dustin Johnson is stepping on up in the world.

The No. 9-ranked golfer in the world purchased a waterfront home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. for $4.95 million, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The mansion features nearly 8,200 square feet of living space, with five bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. There is a wine room, pool with grotto and water slide, a dock for a yacht, and more. The home should be more than enough room for DJ, fiancee Paulina Gretzky, and their young son.

Here’s a tour of the ballerific home:

Wayne Gretzky selling Lake Sherwood mansion for $10.5 million

Wayne Gretzky mansion

Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet have been busy making all kinds of real estate moves in Southern California, and it looks like they are ready to unload their latest property.

According to The Real Estalker, the Gretzkys have listed one of their mansions in the exclusive Lake Sherwood area of Westlake Village/Thousand Oaks for $10.5 million. This is a different listing from the Lake Sherwood mansion they sold to Lenny Dykstra for $18.5 million in 2007. The couple also reportedly has a four bedroom, four bathroom place in Lake Sherwood listed for $1.899 million.

The current home listed for $10.5 million has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and is 8,711 square feet. It’s been on the market since Jan. 10 and the price has remained unchanged. It appears that the Gretzkys originally purchased the home for $2.765 million in Nov. 2009 and made significant additions/upgrades. We can confirm they applied for a permit in 2012 to add a swimming pool and spa to the home.

Here’s what is said about the home on Redfin:

Some estates are so exceptional that it merely leaves you breathless from the very first footstep of the front door. 129 Hampstead Court is that property. Each and every square inch of the interiors were composed with architectural integrity and refinement, passion and emotion. Rare is a home built with such consideration. Interplay of decadent textures and clean lines are highlighted by natural light that beams through high soaring windows and doors. The exterior is a personal oasis, reflecting the architectural brilliance of the interiors. This residence distinguishes itself as unparalleled in terms of quality, privacy, luxury and chic sophistication.

Sounds like a place where you’d love to live, right? Below are some more pictures of the beautiful home:


Lane Kiffin lists Manhattan Beach mansion for sale for $7 million

Lane Kiffin mansion

Lane Kiffin is officially moving on from Southern California.

Lane and his wife, Layla, have listed their Manhattan Beach mansion on sale for $6.995 million.

Kiffin was fired by USC in late September after a loss at Arizona State, but don’t feel too badly for him — he bought the home for $5.5 million last year, so his family stands to make some money off the deal.

There was some confusion over whether Kiffin would owe USC money for the home because the school loaned him $500k for the purchase last year. Some said that story was overblown and not an issue.

Kiffin’s home is 7,308 square feet and has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Most of it is unused considering up until being fired, Lane used to sleep in his office most of the week.

You can read the full summary of the listing below and see some more photos:


Kobe Bryant selling Newport Coast mansion

Kobe Bryant mansion

Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa have listed one of their Newport Coast, Calif., mansions for sale for $8.599 million.

The mansion, build in 1997, sits on a 20,591 square-foot lot and has 8,471 sq. ft. of living space. There are four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a gym, hair salon, and office with a shark tank. Full details of the listing via Listing Point Realty:


Robert Griffin III buys $2.5 million home in Virginia


Robert Griffin III expects to be the quarterback of the Washington Redskins for many years to come. There are legitimate concerns about his ability to stay healthy, but RG3 signed a a four-year, $21 million rookie contract last year that is fully guaranteed. It’s safe to say the man can afford a nice home.

According to the Washington Business Journal, the 23-year-old went out and bought himself one. Griffin has reportedly purchased a $2.5 million luxury home in the prestigious Creighton Farms golf course community, which is home to one of Jack Nicklaus’ courses. The property was recently appraised at $1.8 million, so RG3 must have really liked it.

The home was built in 2010 and includes just under 9,000 square feet with five bathrooms, six bathrooms, a wet bar and an elevator. Not bad for a starter home. Here are some more photos of RG3’s new house from


H/T Twitter/Dan Steinberg of DC Sports Bog

Alex Rodriguez reportedly profits $15 million with sale of Miami Beach house


Alex Rodriguez is apparently not anticipating that he will be traded to the Miami Marlins at any point in the near future. If that does happen, the injured superstar will have to purchase another home in Miami Beach.

According to TMZ, Rodriguez has accepted a $30 million offer on his 19,861 square-foot Miami Beach estate. A-Rod reportedly purchased the home in 2010 for $7.4 million and put another $7.6 million in work into it, meaning he stands to pocket about $15 million in the sale.

The estate, which is on the same street where actor Matt Damon owns a home, has nine bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and a four-car garage. A-Rod was asking $38 million for the property when he first listed it in 2012, but has apparently realized this is more of a $30 million market. More photos of the mansion can be seen here.

The real question is did A-Rod use some of that money to purchase incriminating records and destroy them? Sorry, I couldn’t resist.