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FORBES HIGHEST PAID ATHLETES LIST

     Forbes Magazine list the 40 athletes who earned the most
money in 1994 in their December 19 issue. Salary/Winning includes
salary, prize money and earned incentive bonuses.  Endorsements
include licensing money, appearance and exhibition fees. Income
from side businesses and equity partnerships not counted (FORBES,
12/19 issue).
                                               
IN MILLIONS
94-93
RANK
NAME
SPORT
SALARY/
WINNINGS
ENDORSE
TOTAL
1-1
Michael Jordan Basketball
0.01
30
30.01
2-6
Shaq O'Neill Basketball
4.2
12.5
16.7
3-13
Jack Nickalus Golf
0.3
14.5
14.8
4-11
Arnold Palmer Golf
0.1
13.5
13.6
5-30
Gerhard Berger Auto-Racing
12
1.5
13.5
6-22
Wayne Gretzky Hockey
9
4.5
13.5
7-NR
Michael Moorer Boxing
12
0.1
12.1
8-12
E. Holyfield Boxing
10
2
12
9-20
Andre Agassi Tennis
1.9
9.5
11.4
10-19
Nigel Mansell Auto Racing
9.3
2
11.3
11-16
Pete Sampras Tennis
3.6
7
10.6
12-10
Joe Montana Football
3.3
7
10.3
13-34
Chas. Barkley Basketball
3.3
6
9.3
14-21
Greg Norman Golf
1.3
7.5
8.8
15-5
George Foreman Boxing
3.5
5
8.5
16-23
J.Cesar Chavez Boxing
8
0.5
8.5
17-18
David Robinson Basketball
8
0.3
8.3
18-7
Lennox Lewis Boxing
8
0.3
8.3
19-15
Steffi Graf Tennis
1.5
6.5
8
20-NR
Jean Alesi Auto Racing
7
1
8
21-14
E. Fittipaldi Auto Racing
4
3.5
7.5
22-32
Boris Becker Tennis
2
5
7
23-24
Stefan Edberg Tennis
2.5
4
6.5
24-NR
Scott Mitchell Football
6.4
0
6.4
25-NR
Heath Shuler Football
6.1
0.2
6.3
26-NR
Marshall Faulk Football
6.1
0.1
6.2
27-NR
James Toney Boxing
6.2
0
6.2
28-NR
Dan Wilkinson Football
6
0.1
6.1
29-NR
Patrick Ewing Basketball
4
2
6
30-NR
Mke Schumacher Auto Racing
5
1
6
31-25
Michael Chang Tennis
1.8
4
5.8
32-NR
Mario Andretti Auto Racing
3
2.5
5.5
33-NR
Trent Dilfer Football
5.3
0.2
5.5
34-NR
Dale Earnhardt Auto Racing
3
2.5
5.5
35-NR
Roberto Baggio Soccer
3.3
2
5.3
36-NR
P. Whitaker Boxing
5.2
0
5.2
37-NR
Will Clark Baseball
4.9
0.3
5.2
38-NR
Deion Sanders Foot/Baseball
3.3
1.6
4.9
39-35
G. Sabatini Tennis
0.9
4
4.9
40-NR
Al Unser, Jr. Auto Racing
3.8
1
4.8
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