The Most Surprising Names on Sports Illustrated's Fotunate 50 List

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The Most Surprising Names on Sports Illustrated's Fotunate 50 List
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Sports Illustrated recently released their Fortunate 50 list, ranking the highest-paid athletes based on salary, winnings and endorsement deals.

No one is shocked to see athletes like LeBron James, Peyton Manning and Tiger Woods on the list, but there were a few names that might surprise some readers.

Whether it was huge signing bonuses, being picked up by new sponsors or just flat out being overpaid, there were plenty of unexpected names on the SI list.

Here are a few of the more astonishing results on the list.

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