Sports Illustrated released its Fortunate 50 – a list of the 50 richest athletes in America, based on salary, winnings, bonuses and endorsements for the current or most recent season. It will ruin your day.
I'm not going to get into all the NFL Collective Bargaining mumbo-jumbo here, other that to say that it would be a travesty if the 2011 NFL season was cancelled, or even shortened. But when it comes to taking sides (Players vs. Owners), I'm going with the owners.
The Yankees just signed former Tampa Bay closer Rafael Soriano to a 3 year, $35 million dollar deal. After a pretty quiet off-season, the Yanks just made some serious noise - for all the wrong reasons.