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The 20 Richest Hockey Players That Ever Graced The Rink

Ice hockey may lag behind American football in terms of popularity, but it sure does pay well. In fact, the reported average salary of a NHL star is over half a million dollars more than that of their NFL counterparts. And here are 20 sportsmen whose careers on the rink have brought in plenty of cold, …

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20 Former Sports Stars You Didn’t Realize Are Now Slumming It In Regular Jobs

You might assume that most professional sports stars would never have to experience a normal day’s work once they’ve hung up their boots. But actually, a fair number of them soon end up adopting a new 9-to-5 lifestyle. Whether it’s due to them having frittered their fortunes away, wanting to better themselves or simply looking to …

Kevin Harvick, Snookie and Richard Childress

The 20 Richest NASCAR Drivers Ever To Grace The Asphalt

Accelerating to speeds of up to 200 mph, NASCAR drivers essentially put their lives on the line every time they hit the track. However, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing is also second only to the NFL as America’s most popular sports franchise. So you can’t exactly begrudge the sport’s top competitors for the megabucks they …

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The 20 Most Heartbreaking Sports Accidents Of All Time

It’s often easy to take it for granted that many professional sportspeople are really risking life and limb while chasing their dreams. But here’s a look at 20 fatal incidents that prove the pursuit of glory can sometimes come at the ultimate price. 20. Nik Zoricic Yugoslavia-born Nik Zoricic was one of the skiing world’s …