Money, money, money makes the world go 'round, and professional athletes have a lot of it.
Funny thing is, it's not just the athletes who are getting paid.
Executives, commissioners, coaches and players rake in serious cash for their talent and services, all in order to keep us, as fans, entertained.
That said, the money flows through all sports, and without further adieu let's take a look at 10 of the most absurd paydays in sports today.
Note: this list was kept to current contracts, otherwise JaMarcus Russell would be on here. Trust me.