The annual Forbes top 40 athletes list

Here are the 1996 earnings leaders in each sport plus the four racing drivers. Name Sport Salary Endorse Total 1. Mike Tyson Boxing 75.0 0.0 75.0 2. Michael Jordan ...

Here are the 1996 earnings leaders in each sport plus the four racing drivers.

Name                        Sport           Salary  Endorse Total
 1. Mike Tyson                  Boxing           75.0      0.0   75.0 
 2. Michael Jordan              Basketball       12.6     40.0   52.6 
 3. Michael Schumacher          Auto racing      25.0      8.0   33.0 
 5. Emmitt Smith                Football         13.0      3.5   16.5 
 6. Evander Holyfield           Boxing           15.0      0.5   15.5 
 7. Andre Agassi                Tennis            2.2     13.0   15.2 
 8. Arnold Palmer               Golf              0.1     15.0   15.1 
11. Cal Ripken Jr.              Baseball          6.0      6.0   12.0 
14. Wayne Gretzky               Ice Hockey        6.0      5.5   11.5 
20. Dale Earnhardt              Auto racing       2.5      8.0   10.5 
34. Damon Hill                  Auto racing       7.5      0.7    8.2 
40. Gerhard Berger              Auto racing       7.0      0.5    7.5 

--- Sylvan Smyth sylvan@islandnet.com Victoria, B.C. Canada The Formula 1 Sounds Home Page, featuring Murray Walker http://www.islandnet.com/~sylvan/f1sounds/

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Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Michael Schumacher , Gerhard Berger , Damon Hill