Biggest Sports Bankruptcies in History

Biggest Sports Bankruptcies in History

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted November 4, 2013

Outside the Numbers:

The Biggest Athlete Bankruptcies in History

Player

Career Earnings

League

Mike Tyson

$400,000,000

Boxing

Evander Holyfield

$250,000,000

Boxing

Michael Vick

 $130,000,000

NFL

Antoine Walker

 $110,000,000

NBA

Scottie Pippen

 $110,000,000

NBA

George Best

$100,000,000

Soccer

Latrell Sprewell

 $96,000,000

NBA

Vin Baker

$93,000,000

NBA

Derrick Coleman

 $90,000,000

NBA

Deuce McAllister

 $70,000,000

NFL

Kenny Anderson

 $60,000,000

NBA

Warren Sapp

 $60,000,000

NFL

Chris McAlister

 $50,000,000

NFL

Lawrence Taylor

 $50,000,000

NFL

Mark Brunel

 $50,000,000

NFL

Tony Gwynn

 $50,000,000

MLB

Sheryl Swoopes

$50,000,000

WNBA

Jamal Lewis

 $40,000,000

NFL

Jason Caffey

 $35,000,000

NBA

Lenny Dykstra

 $35,000,000

MLB

*Courtesy of Sporting Charts

 

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