|What's Up This Week in Sports:
Great Scot Andy Murray Wins US Open
Rory Dominates 2012 BMW, Takes Fed Ex Cup Lead
Nadal Beats Djokovic to Win Historic 7th French
Tiger Wins the 2012 Memorial
Preview of 2012 US Open
Matt Kuchar - What a Swing!
What Disease Does Phil Mickelson Have?
Bubba Watson Wins 2012 Masters
Tiger Wins 2012 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay
Tiger Tops World's Richest Athletes-Earns $112
Tiger's Core Work-Out
Six Pack Abs The Work-outs That Work
The Add Muscle Diet
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What Is Normal Height for a Man?
Free Yourself--Work At Home Latest Listings
Foods That Help You Maintain Your Erection
Exercises That Improve Erectile Function
Bad Bed Habits Turning Her Off?
Low Folate Harms Sperm-New Study
Lose 10 lbs-Simple Diet
Coming Next Week: 10 Most Powerful Men Under
|Fitness, Sports, Money-'Nuff Said.
|Sports Illustrated's Top 50 Earning
Last Year's Rank: 1$11,941,827
$111,941,827 Who Else? Tiger pulled in a cool $100
million in endorsements alone. In doing so, he became the
world's first sports' figure to top $100 mill in a single year.
His endorsement and appearance income increases an
average of 13 percent a year. That's why it's good to be
Tiger, my man.
2.Oscar De La Hoya
Last Year's Rank: NR $53,000,000
$55,000,000One last giant pay day? On top of $25 million
purse, Golden Boy took home $28 million in pay-per-view
receipts from the Mayweather title fight.
Last Year's Rank: 2$4,256,505
$51,256,505One of sports' most reliable endorsers, Lefty
is now at a point where his annual take in off-the-course
income outdoes his total career winnings.
4. Shaquille O'Neal
Miami Heat (NBA)
Last Year's Rank: 3$20,000,000
$35,000,000Shaq took 20,000-square foot mansion off the
market last year when no one would meet $32 million
asking price. Now he's trying again -- for $35 million.
Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)
Last Year's Rank: 4$17,718,750
$33,718,750Need proof Kobe is a marketing genius?
Since he switched from No. 8 to No. 24, his jersey has
become the top seller in both the U.S. and China.
6. LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
Last Year's Rank: 6$5,828,089
$30,828,089King James' $2.1 million, 11-bedroom
mansion near Akron is in the process of being refitted with
a theater, bowling alley, casino and barber shop.
7. Kevin Garnett
Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
Last Year's Rank: 11$21,000,000
$29,000,000If dark forces are conspiring for NBA's
highest-paid to find his way to L.A., don't be surprised: He
idolized Magic Johnson's Showtime crew as a boy.
8. Derek Jeter
New York Yankees (MLB)
Last Year's Rank: 7$22,000,000
$29,000,000Bronx scent? Jeter's three-step "Driven"
skin-care products are a "quick and easy" way for men to
take care of their face, says the Yankee captain.
9. Alex Rodriguez
New York Yankees (MLB)
Last Year's Rank: 8$22,000,000
$28,000,000Still due $81 million over the next three years
of his mega-contract, but could make more from another
team if he chooses to opt out after '07.
10.Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Last Year's Rank: 9$7,111,735
$27,111,735Departure from DEI, his late father's
company, will prompt an unprecedented bidding war for
No. 8; Junior merchandise brings in $30 million a year.
Sources: salaries, winnings and bonus figures from
players' associations, tour records, agents and news
reports. Endorsement estimates from Burns Entertainment
& Sports Marketing, other sports-marketing executives and
analysts, and agents. Salaries based on current or most
recently completed seasons (exception: 2007 for NFL).
For winnings-based sports (auto racing, golf, tennis), 2006
calendar year amounts used.
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Million Big Ones in 2007
|This Month's Man Polls-
Man Poll Number 1:
If you had to choose a
woman to sleep with other
than your wife or girlfriend,
who would it be?
Top Choices (So far):
Jessica Alba 86%
Eva Mendez 0%
Jessica Biehl 0%
Man Poll Number 2:
Should Eliot Spitzer Have
Resigned for Sleeping With
Man Poll Number 3:
Is Barack Obama manly
enough to be
|Jessica Alba Leads Man Poll of
the Month--86% of Men Want
to Sleep With Her
Coming Next Month: Where is
the G Spot?
|Eva Mendes Gallery